Valimo railway station

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Valimo
Gjuteriet
VR station
Valimon asema Helsinki.JPG
Location Valimopolku 3, 00380 Helsinki
Coordinates 60°13′20″N 024°52′34″E / 60.22222°N 24.87611°E / 60.22222; 24.87611Coordinates: 60°13′20″N 024°52′34″E / 60.22222°N 24.87611°E / 60.22222; 24.87611
Owned by Finnish Transport Agency
Platforms Island platform
Tracks 2
Connections bus line 54
Construction
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened 1949
Traffic
Passengers 4,400 daily
Services
Preceding station   Helsinki commuter rail   Following station
L
toward Kirkkonummi
A
toward Leppävaara

Valimo railway station (Finnish: Valimon rautatieasema, Swedish: Gjuteriets järnvägsstation is a station on the Helsinki commuter rail network located in the western part of Helsinki, Finland, between Huopalahti and Pitäjanmäki stations. It is located about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) to the northwest/west of Helsinki Central railway station, in the district of Pitäjänmäki.

History[edit]

Originally it was opened as Strömberg's stop in 1949 near to Strömberg's factory at the request of factory workers. The name was changed to Valimo on 30 May 1976. Before the 1980s, commuter trains would stop only on request.

External links[edit]

Media related to Valimo railway station at Wikimedia Commons