Sörnäinen metro station

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Sörnäinen
Sörnäs
Helsinki Metro station
Sörnäisten metroasema.jpg
Coordinates 60°11′15″N 24°57′40″E / 60.18750°N 24.96111°E / 60.18750; 24.96111Coordinates: 60°11′15″N 24°57′40″E / 60.18750°N 24.96111°E / 60.18750; 24.96111
Owned by Helsinki City Transport
Tracks 2
Connections
  Helsinki tram Line: 6, 6T, 8, 7A, 7B
Construction
Structure type Underground
Depth 25 m (82 ft)
History
Opened 1984
Services
Preceding station   HKL   Following station
toward Ruoholahti
Helsingin metro logo.svg
Northern Branch
toward Mellunmäki
Helsingin metro logo.svg
Eastern Branch
toward Vuosaari

Sörnäinen (Finnish) or Sörnäs (Swedish) is a station on the Helsinki Metro. It serves the central Helsinki districts of Sörnäinen and Kallio. When heading east, Sörnäinen is the last station that is actually underground - the eastern part of the metro service is mostly above ground (part of Vuosaari line is also underground)

The station was opened on 1 September 1984, designed by Jouko Kontio and Seppo Kilpiä. It is located 0.9 kilometres from Hakaniemi metro station, and 1.1 kilometres from Kalasatama metro station. The station is situated at a depth of 25 metres below ground level (3m below sea level).

Entrance at ground level

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