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Central railway station metro station (Helsinki)

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Tracks  2
Depth  27 m (89 ft)
Opened  1982
Structure type  Underground
Address  00100 Helsinki, Finland
Owner  Helsinki City Transport
Central railway station metro station (Helsinki)
Owned by  Helsinki City Transport
Connections  Helsinki tram Line: 2, 3, 6, 9   Helsinki buses
Similar  Helsinki Central railway st, University of Helsinki metro stat, Itäkeskus metro station, Helsinki Railway Square, Siilitie metro station

Central railway station metro station (Finnish: Rautatientorin metroasema, Swedish: Järnvägstorgets metrostation) is a station on the Helsinki Metro in Finland. The entrance is located in the Asematunneli main hall, which has an exit to the Helsinki Central Railway Station. It is the only Helsinki Metro station whose name is announced also in English. There are also some written German language signs on the walls stating Hauptbahnhof.

The station was opened on 1 July 1982, designed by Rolf Björkstam, Erkki Heino, and Eero Kostiainen. It is located 0.5 kilometres (0.31 mi) from Kamppi metro station, and 0.6 kilometres (0.37 mi) from Kaisaniemi metro station. The station is situated at a depth of 27 metres (89 ft) below ground level and 22 metres (72 ft) below sea level.

On 8 November 2009 a water main burst, flooding and causing significant damage to the underground station complex. On February 15, 2010 the station reopened for public use.

References

Central railway station metro station (Helsinki) Wikipedia


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