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Alterations in train timetables over Ascension Day

Ascension Day will bring small changes to both long-distance and commuter services. You can find the timetables and tickets conveniently in the Online Shop and timetable search.

Long-distance services

  • On Wednesday, 24 May, trains operate with normal Wednesday timetables. In addition, train S 51 will operate to Oulu.
  • On Ascension Day, 25 May, trains operate with Sunday timetables. The only exception is additional Sunday services, which will not be operated. 

Commuter services

  • On Wednesday, 24 May, trains will run with Friday timetables.
  • On Ascension Day, 25 May, trains will run with Sunday timetables.


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



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