Trams in Helsinki, Finland

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 the tram in Helsinki:


  • In 1891, the first horsecar tram was established in the city.
  • 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 comment

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

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