Central railway station metro station (Helsinki)
|Helsinki Metro station|
|Owned by||Helsinki City Transport|
Helsinki tram Line: 2, 3, 6, 9
|Depth||27 m (89 ft)|
Central railway station metro station (Finnish: Rautatientorin metroasema, Swedish: Järnvägstorgets metrostation) is a station on the Helsinki Metro in Finland. The entrance is located in the Asematunneli main hall, which has an exit to the Helsinki Central Railway Station. It is the only Helsinki Metro station whose name is announced also in English. There are also some written German language signs on the walls stating Hauptbahnhof.
The station was opened on 1 July 1982, 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 Kaisaniemi 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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