Joensuu railway station

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Joensuu railway station
VR class Dv12 diesel locomotive at Joensuu station, having just arrived with a train from Pieksämäki
Preserved VR steam locomotive at Joensuu station

Joensuu railway station (in Finnish: Joensuun rautatieasema) is located in Joensuu, North Karelia, Finland. The station was opened in 1894.

The station is served by passenger trains to Helsinki (via Lappeenranta, Kouvola and Lahti), Nurmes and Pieksämäki. The line to Helsinki via Lappeenranta is electrified, all other routes are operated by diesel hauled trains. The passenger train service to Nurmes will close in 2016.[1]

Passenger trains to Helsinki are mainly operated by InterCity or double-deck InterCity 2 carriages hauled by VR Class Sr1 locomotives or by Pendolino units.

See also[edit]

  • VR (Finnish Railways)

External links[edit]

Media related to Joensuu railway station at Wikimedia Commons

Preceding station   Finnish Railways   Following station
toward Kouvola
Kouvola-Joensuu Terminus
toward Jyväskylä
Jyväskylä-Joensuu Terminus

Coordinates: 62°36′00″N 029°46′35″E / 62.60000°N 29.77639°E / 62.60000; 29.77639