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Saturday, January 27, 2018

Trams in Helsinki, Finland
by Arunas Travel Photography - 1

Helsinki tramway

The Helsinki tram network (Finnish: Helsingin raitioliikenne), operated by the Helsingin kaupungin liikennelaitos, consists of 11 lines in Helsinki, Finland.



Five interesting facts about Helsingin raitioliikenne:


  • In 1891, the first horsecar tram was established in Helsinki.
  • The first electric tram track was opened in 1900.
  • The tram system consists of about 96 kilometres (60 mi) of route, operating on 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 in) standard gauge track.
  • Annually, the tram network has nearly 57 million passengers.
  • Trams are the main form of public transport in the inner city.

Helsinki tramway
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki
Helsinki tramway
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki
Helsinki tramway
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki
Helsinki tramway
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki
Helsinki tramway
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki
Helsinki tramway
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki
Helsinki tramway
MLRV Bombardier Variotram, Helsinki
Helsinki tramway
MLRV Bombardier Variotram, Helsinki
Helsinki tramway
MLRV Bombardier Variotram, Helsinki
MLRV Bombardier Variotram, Helsinki
MLRV Bombardier Variotram, Helsinki


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  1. Whenever you come to Italy, try the tram restaurant in Milan. Specially during the Christmas season...

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