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Replacement buses

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Here you can find information about the stops for the replacement buses and what to do if the train service is replaced by a bus and you need accessibility services.

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Trains will be replaced by buses on the following routes

We have to replace train services on route Iisalmi–Ylivieska–Iisalmi by buses due to track work on Aug 16 2021 - Mar 24 2022.

The services to be replaced are:

  • Tue-Thu Aug 17-Mar 24 at 7.40 Iisalmi-Ylivieska
  • Mon-Wed Aug 16 2021-Mar 24 2022 at 19.15 Ylivieska-Iisalmi

Stops for the replacement buses:

  • Iisalmi: In front of the station building
  • Runni: Crossroads of Runnintie and Kiuruvedentie
  • Kiuruvesi: The train station
  • Pyhäsalmi: The train station
  • Haapajärvi: The train station
  • Nivala: The train station
  • Ylivieska: South side of the old bus station / Restaurant 1-kerho

We have to replace all train services by buses on route Karjaa–Hanko between June 7 2021 and June 19 2022 due to track work. You can find the most up-to-date information on the replacement bus services and timetables through the trip search.

There is space for three bicycles in the bus between Karjaa - Hanko. It is not possible to book a space in advance.

Stops for the replacement buses:

  • Karjaa: railway station, next to the steam locomotive
  • Dragsvik: bus stop at the junction of national road 25 and Raaseporintie (route Hanko-Karjaa), bus stop on Raaseporintie, after the Dragsvikintie junction (route Karjaa-Hanko)
  • Tammisaari: in front of the railway station
  • Skogby: bus stop at the junction of national road 25 and Skogbyntie
  • Lappohja: bus stop at the junction of national road 25 and Kofverhagin Kartanontie
  • Santala: bus stop at the junction of national road 25 and Hjalmar Braxenin tie
  • Hanko-Pohjoinen: bus stops on Santalantie, north of Appelgrenintie
  • Hanko: at the square in front of the railway station

The maps of the stops for the replacement buses can be found here (in PDF).

We have to replace train services by buses between Kerava and Kouvola due to track work on Sat and Sun January 29-30. Replacement buses run between about midnight and morning 8. You can find the most up-to-date information on the replacement bus services and timetables through the trip search.

Stops for the replacement buses:

  • Kerava: bus platform 11
  • Haarajoki: bus stop at the station
  • Mäntsälä: station square
  • Henna: bus stop at the station
  • Lahti: platform at the travel centre
  • Kouvola: between the station building and track 1

Train services are replaced by buses between Kerava and Lahti due to track work on the night of Saturday January 29th. Replacement buses run between about midnight and 4 am. You can find the most up-to-date information on the replacement bus services and timetables through the trip search.

Stops for the replacement buses:

  • Kerava: bus platform 11
  • Haarajoki: train station bus stop
  • Mäntsälä: station square
  • Henna: train station bus stop
  • Lahti: Travel Centre charter bus platform

We have to replace a few R trains by buses between Riihimäki and Tampere due to track work on weekdays Jan 7-11, Jan 14-18 and Jan 21-25 2022 

The services to be replaced are:

  • Riihimäki-Tampere: at 10.45
  • Tampere-Riihimäki: at 11.10

Stops for the replacement buses:

  • Tampere: near the main entrance doors of the train station in the parking lot
  • Lempäälä: Church stop at the intersection of Tampereentie and Lemponkatu, code 7560 (direction Riihimäki) / Lemponkatu stop at the intersection of Tampereentie, code 7574 (direction Tampere)
  • Viiala: eastern side of the tracks, next to the junction of the station parking lot, along Rautatienkatu
  • Toijala: a turnaround in front of the station and a bus stop, both directions
  • Iittala: station, parking lot on the western side of the tracks
  • Parola: in front of the station, on Asematie side
  • Hämeenlinna: in front of the station building
  • Turenki: station, parking lot on the Hämeenlinna/northern side
  • Ryttylä: junction of Kirkkotie and Ryttyläntie, by the grocery store Saarinen
  • Riihimäki: Travel Centre, platform 6

The maps of the stops for the replacement buses can be found here (PDF in Finnish).

What if the train has been replaced by a bus?

Baggage and pets on replacement buses

  • Replacement buses have limited space for baggage.
  • The safety belts on buses may not be suitable for safety seats for children.
  • Pets can travel with their owners on replacement buses.
  • Guide dogs, assistance and hearing dogs may travel free of charge.

Baggage on trains

Services for disabled passengers in disruption situations

  • Due to track work, we occasionally need to replace trains with buses that are not accessible.
  • If you use a wheelchair and all trains on your day of travel have a replacement bus service, we will arrange transport by accessible taxi for you.
  • We will arrange transport by taxi also if the replacement bus service is unexpected and it has been possible to buy a wheelchair space on the service.

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