Helsinki City Transport

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Helsinki City Transport
Helsingin kaupungin liikennelaitos
Helsingfors stads trafikverk
Founded 1945
Headquarters Helsinki, Finland
Area served
Key people
Ville Lehmuskoski (Chief executive officer)
Public transportation
Helsinki tram
Helsinki metro
Owner The City of Helsinki
Website /
Tram 7A at the Senate Square (2011)

Helsinki City Transport or HKL (Finnish: Helsingin kaupungin liikennelaitos, Swedish: Helsingfors stads trafikverk, abbreviated HST) is the official city-owned public transport company in Helsinki, Finland. It operates the Helsinki metro, Helsinki tram and ferry boat traffic. Its bus operations were merged with another city-owned company, Suomen Turistiauto, to form a new bus company called Helsingin Bussiliikenne. Until the beginning of January 2010, HKL was responsible for planning and organising all public transport in Helsinki. After that date Helsingin seudun liikenne (HSL) took over these responsibilities.[1]

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  1. ^ "Helsinki Regional Transport Authority (HSL)". HSL. Archived from the original on 19 January 2010. Retrieved 24 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "HKL Info". Retrieved 2007-09-15. 

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