Helsinki (Helsingfors in Swedish), capital of Finland with 583,000 inhabitants and 1.3 million in the metropolitan area (incl. Espoo and Vantaa). Besides the large tram system, Helsinki also boasts a METRO line with two branches at its eastern end.
length ~ 48 km
L9 Helsinginkatu - Pasila
A semicircular light rail line is planned to connect Espoo (Keilaniemi) in the west with Itäkeskus in the east (25 km) [Project Website]
From Hakaniemi, a series of bridges is planned to connect Laajasalo island by tram [Project Website]
Helsinki tram projects in maps (by Elmo Allen)
Helsinki City Transport (HKL) Official Site
>>> Tram Projects
HSL - Helsinki Region Transport Authority
Leif Spångberg's Tramways.com
Helsinki Tram at Wikipedia
Helsinki Metro at UrbanRail.Net
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