Sörnäinen metro station

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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
  Helsinki tram Line: 6, 6T, 8, 7A, 7B
Structure type Underground
Depth 25 m (82 ft)
Opened 1984
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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