Central railway station metro station (Helsinki)
|Helsinki Metro station|
Helsinki tram lines 3, 5, 6/T, 7, 9 (from Rautatieasema), 1, 2, 4, 10 (from Lasipalatsi)
|Depth||27 m (89 ft)|
|Opened||1 July 1982|
The Central Railway Station metro station (Finnish: Rautatientorin metroasema, Swedish: Järnvägstorgets metrostation) is a station on the Helsinki Metro. The entrance is located in the Asematunneli main hall, which has an exit to the Helsinki Central Railway Station. It is among the only Helsinki Metro stations whose names are announced in English, in addition to Finnish and Swedish. There are also some written German language signs on the walls stating Hauptbahnhof.
As one of the original metro stations, Central Railway Station was opened on 1 July 1982 and was designed by Rolf Björkstam, Erkki Heino, and Eero Kostiainen. It is located 0.5 kilometres (0.31 mi) from Kamppi metro station, and 0.6 kilometres (0.37 mi) from University of Helsinki metro station. The station is situated at a depth of 27 metres (89 ft) below ground level and 22 metres (72 ft) below sea level.
- "Flooding In Helsinki Centre Disrupts Traffic". YLE. 2009-11-08.
- "Helsinki's Busiest Underground Station Reopens After Flood". Helsinki Times. 2010-02-15.
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