Mellunmäki metro station

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Mellunmäki
Mellungsbacka
Helsinki Metro station
Mellunmäen metroasema.jpg
Station statistics
Coordinates 60°14′21″N 25°6′39″E / 60.23917°N 25.11083°E / 60.23917; 25.11083Coordinates: 60°14′21″N 25°6′39″E / 60.23917°N 25.11083°E / 60.23917; 25.11083
Connections

Helsinki bus lines: 78, 95/N, 97/N/V, 805, 812

Vantaa bus lines: 56/K, 62/K, 87
Platforms Island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened 1989
Owned by Helsinki City Transport
HSL Travel Card In use
Services
Preceding station   HKL   Following station
toward Ruoholahti
Helsingin metro logo.svg
Northern Branch
Terminus

Mellunmäki (Finnish) or Mellungsbacka (Swedish) is a ground-level bridge station on the northern branch (Itäkeskus - Mellunmäki) of the Helsinki Metro. It serves the district of Mellunmäki in East Helsinki, Finland and is the terminus of the northern branch.

The station was opened on 1 September 1989, designed by the architect bureau Toivo Karhunen Oy. It is located 1.6 kilometres from the Kontula metro station. The terminus at the other end, Ruoholahti metro station, is 17 kilometres distant.

The Mellunmäki metro station is the northernmost metro station in the world.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mellunkylän alueellinen kehittämissuunnitelma" (in Finnish). City of Helsinki. 15 February 2010. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 

External links[edit]

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