Kontula metro station

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Kontula
Gårdsbacka
Helsinki Metro station
M100 at Kontula metro station in 1987.jpg
M100 train at Kontula metro station in May 1987
Coordinates 60°14′10″N 25°5′1″E / 60.23611°N 25.08361°E / 60.23611; 25.08361Coordinates: 60°14′10″N 25°5′1″E / 60.23611°N 25.08361°E / 60.23611; 25.08361
Owned by Helsinki City Transport
Platforms Island platform
Tracks 2
Connections bus lines: 78, 92N, 94/A/B/N/V, 95, 811, 812
History
Opened 1986
Services
Preceding station   HKL   Following station
toward Ruoholahti
Helsingin metro logo.svg
Northern Branch
Terminus

Kontula (Finnish) or Gårdsbacka (Swedish) is a ground-level station on the northern branch (Itäkeskus - Mellunmäki) of the Helsinki Metro. It serves the district of Kontula in East Helsinki.

The station was opened on 21 October 1986, designed by the architect bureau Toivo Karhunen Oy. It is located 1.4 kilometres from the Myllypuro metro station, and 1.6 kilometres from the Mellunmäki metro station.

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