Train news

25.4.2017

May Day holiday brings changes to rail services

Due to May Day celebrations, there will be alterations in both long-distance and commuter services. You will find the timetables and tickets for 30 April and 1 May most conveniently from the Online Shop or the timetable search.

Long-distance services

  • On Sunday 30 April, trains will mainly run to a Sunday timetable. There will be changes in some of the services in the afternoon and evening. For example, night-train P 269 from Helsinki to Kolari will exceptionally be operated also on Sunday.
  • On May Day, Monday 1 May, trains will mainly run to a Sunday timetable.

Commuter services

  • On Sunday 30 April, trains will mainly run to a Sunday timetable. There will also be additional departures in the evening and at night.
  • On May Day, Monday 1 May, trains will mainly run to a Sunday timetable. As an exception to normal the Sunday timetable, the E train will also be operated on 1 May.

 

10.4.2017

Trains busy during Easter – remember to check out the service alterations

Railways will again be busy at Easter as almost a quarter of a million passengers will be travelling by train over the Easter period. Some of the most popular trains have already been sold out, but there are still seats available on different routes across Finland. The busiest day for those travelling out will be Thursday, 13 April, and the busiest day for returning will be Easter Monday, 17 April.

Service alterations

Due to Easter, there will be alterations in both long-distance and commuter services. For example, the number of night-trains has been increased and some of the trains normally operating at weekends will not operate during Easter. You can check your connections conveniently in the timetable search or in the Online Shop.

 

Long-distance services

  • On Wednesday, 12 April, trains will run to a normal Wednesday service. Additional services are the night-train from Helsinki to Kolari departing at 18.20 and arriving at 08.56 and the nigh-train from Pasila car-carrier station to Rovaniemi departing at 20.29 and arriving at 08.24.
  • On Maundy Thursday, 13 April, a Friday service will be operated. Please note, that the night-train from Helsinki to Kolari departing at 18.20 and arriving at 08.56 and the night-train from Pasila car-carrier station to Rovaniemi departing at 20.29 and arriving at 08.24 will not operate.
  • On Good Friday, 14 April, a Sunday service will mainly be operated, but please note that some of the trains normally operating on Sunday will not operate. More trains have been added on some of the routes, mostly before midday. The night-train from Helsinki to Kolari departing at 18.20 and arriving at 08.56 and the night-train from Pasila car-carrier station to Rovaniemi departing at 20.29 and arriving at 08.24 will operate on Friday.
  • On Saturday, 15 April, trains will run to a normal Saturday timetable.
  • On Easter Sunday, 16 April, trains will mainly run to Sunday timetables. Some of the trains in the evening and afternoon will not operate.
  • On Easter Monday, 17 April, a normal Sunday timetable will be operated.

 

Helsinki region commuter trains

  • On Maundy Thursday, 13 April, trains will run to Friday timetables.
  • On Friday, 14 April, a Sunday service will be operated, and additionally, the N train at 23.48 will operate from Helsinki to Kerava.
  • On Saturday, 15 April, trains will run normally to Saturday timetables.
  • On Easter Sunday, 16 April, a Sunday service will be operated. In addition, the N train at 23.48 will operate from Helsinki to Kerava.
  • On Easter Monday, 17 April, trains will operate a Sunday service.
  • Additionally, due to track work, K and N trains will not operate between Helsinki and Tikkurila on Saturday, 15 April from about 7.00 to 22.00 and on Sunday, 16 April, from about 10.00 to 22.00. During these times, K and N trains will operate between Kerava and Tikkurila.

Check the train timetables conveniently from the timetable search.

 

30.3.2017

Temporary station at Pasila opened on 3 April 2017

The temporary station at Pasila opened on Monday, 3 April, and this will affect the passenger routes and services at the station.

From Monday, 3 April, access to platforms 1, 2, 8 and 9 is only from the temporary station, using the lift or the stairs. There may also be changes in other passenger routes at the station. Passengers travelling via Pasila are requested to pay attention to changes in the routes and to follow the signs at the station.

Relocated services

Three VR ticket machines are available at the temporary station and tickets for VR can also be bought from the R-Kioski that will be opened at the station. The station will also serve as a waiting area.

As from 3 April, drop-off/pick-up and taxi traffic at Pasila station and bicycle parking will be located both at Veturitori and at the Pasila station square. The assistance point located in front of the current station was also relocated to the temporary station at Veturitori on 3 April.

The temporary station and the old station will be in joint use until the old station closes in June. The new Pasila station will be completed in 2019.

Pasila station page

 

21.3.2017

Alterations in commuter traffic to Korso, Kerava and Järvenpää between 21 and 31 March

 

10.1.2017

Travel using commuter area multi- and season tickets has changed

 

11.10.2016

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