Hakaniemi metro station

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Hakaniemi
Hagnäs
Helsinki Metro station
Hakaniemen metroasema 2.jpg
Location Toinen linja 7, Helsinki
Siltasaarenkatu 7, Helsinki
Coordinates 60°10′48″N 24°57′2″E / 60.18000°N 24.95056°E / 60.18000; 24.95056Coordinates: 60°10′48″N 24°57′2″E / 60.18000°N 24.95056°E / 60.18000; 24.95056
Owned by HKL
Line(s) M1
M2
Platforms 1
Tracks 2
Connections
  Helsinki tram lines 3, 6, 6T, 7, and 9
Construction
Structure type Underground
Depth 23 m (75 ft)
Bicycle facilities 28 spaces
History
Opened 1 June 1982
Services
Preceding station   HKL   Following station
toward Ruoholahti
Helsingin metro logo.svg
Northern Branch
toward Mellunmäki
Helsingin metro logo.svg
Eastern Branch
toward Vuosaari

Hakaniemi metro station (Finnish: Hakaniemen metroasema, Swedish: Hagnäs metrostation) is a station on the Helsinki Metro.[1] It serves the central Helsinki districts of Hakaniemi and Kallio. Both lines M1 and M2 serve Hakaniemi. There are 28 bicycle parking spaces at the station.[2]

Opened on 1 June 1982, Hakaniemi was among the first metro stations opened in Helsinki. It was designed by Mirja Castrén, Juhani Jauhiainen, and Marja Nuuttila. It is located 900 meters from the University of Helsinki station, and 900 meters from Sörnäinen metro station. The station is situated at a depth of 23 meters below ground level and 21 meters below sea level.

In popular culture[edit]

The Hakaniemi metro station was seen in Aki Kaurismäki's film Calamari Union. Hakaniemi metro station was also featured in Bomfunk MC's music video for the hit single "Freestyler".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hakaniemi". Helsingin kaupunki. Retrieved 2017-11-19. 
  2. ^ "Liityntäpysäköinti". HSL (in Finnish). Retrieved 2017-11-19. 
Entrance to the Hakaniemi station
From April to June 2013, the main entrance to the Hakaniemi metro station is being renovated, cutting off all tram traffic on Hämeentie between Hakaniemi and Sörnäinen.

External links[edit]

Media related to Hakaniemi metro station at Wikimedia Commons