Ruoholahti metro station

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Ruoholahti
Gräsviken
Helsinki Metro station
Ruoholahti metro station (Nov 2017, 2).jpg
The Ruoholahti metro station in 18 November 2017.
LocationItämerenkatu 14, Helsinki
Coordinates60°09′47″N 024°54′52″E / 60.16306°N 24.91444°E / 60.16306; 24.91444Coordinates: 60°09′47″N 024°54′52″E / 60.16306°N 24.91444°E / 60.16306; 24.91444
Owned byHKL
Line(s)M1
M2
Platforms1
Tracks2
Connections
  Helsinki tram line 8
  Helsinki buses 15, 20, and 20N
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Parking140
Bicycle facilities72
History
Opened16 August 1993
Services
Preceding station   HKL   Following station
TerminusHelsingin metro logo.svg
Northern Branch
toward Mellunmäki
Helsingin metro logo.svg
Eastern Branch
toward Vuosaari
toward Matinkylä
Helsingin metro logo.svgTerminus

Ruoholahti metro station (Finnish: Ruoholahden metroasema, Swedish: Gräsvikens metrostation - "Grassy Bay") is a station on the Helsinki Metro.[1] There are 72 bicycle and 140 car parking spaces at Ruoholahti.[2] It serves the district of Ruoholahti in central Helsinki. Ruoholahti is served by both lines M1 and M2. It was the western endpoint of the metropolitan line for over 24 years until the 1st phase of the western phase was completed and the undergrounds of Matinkylä started on 18 November 2017.

The station was opened on 16 August 1993 and was designed by Jouko Kontio and Seppo Kilpiä. Ruoholahti is located 1.2 kilometers western of Kamppi and eastern of Lauttasaari.

The station in November 2017.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ruoholahti". Helsingin kaupunki. Retrieved 2017-11-19.
  2. ^ "Liityntäpysäköinti". HSL (in Finnish). Retrieved 2017-11-19.

External links[edit]

Media related to Ruoholahti metro station at Wikimedia Commons