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Hakaniemi metro station

Hakaniemi metro station (Finnish: Hakaniemen metroasema, Swedish: Hagnäs metrostation) is a station on the Helsinki Metro.[2] It serves the central Helsinki districts of Hakaniemi and Kallio. Both lines M1 and M2 serve Hakaniemi. There are 28 bicycle parking spaces at the station.[3]

Hakaniemi
Hagnäs
Helsinki Metro station
Hakaniemen metroasema 2.jpg
LocationToinen linja 7, Helsinki
Siltasaarenkatu 7, Helsinki
Coordinates60°10′48″N 24°57′2″E / 60.18000°N 24.95056°E / 60.18000; 24.95056Coordinates: 60°10′48″N 24°57′2″E / 60.18000°N 24.95056°E / 60.18000; 24.95056
Owned byHKL
Line(s) M1 
 M2 
Platforms1
Tracks2
Connections
  Helsinki tram lines  3   6   6T   7   9 
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Depth23 m (75 ft)
Bicycle facilities28 spaces
Other information
Fare zone A 
History
Opened1 June 1982
Traffic
Passengers28,100 daily[1]
Services
Preceding station   HKL   Following station
toward Ruoholahti
Helsingin metro logo.svg
Northern Branch
toward Mellunmäki
Helsingin metro logo.svg
Eastern Branch
toward Vuosaari

Opened on 1 June 1982, Hakaniemi was among the first metro stations opened in Helsinki. It was designed by Mirja Castrén, Juhani Jauhiainen, and Marja Nuuttila. It is located 900 meters from the University of Helsinki station, and 900 meters from Sörnäinen metro station. The station is situated at a depth of 23 meters below ground level and 21 meters below sea level.

In popular cultureEdit

The Hakaniemi metro station was seen in Aki Kaurismäki's film Calamari Union. Hakaniemi metro station was also featured in Bomfunk MC's music video for the hit single "Freestyler".

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Metroasemien käyttäjämäärät". HKL. 10 December 2018. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Hakaniemi". Helsingin kaupunki. Retrieved 2017-11-19.
  3. ^ "Liityntäpysäköinti". HSL (in Finnish). Retrieved 2017-11-19.
 
Entrance to the Hakaniemi station
 
From April to June 2013, the main entrance to the Hakaniemi metro station is being renovated, cutting off all tram traffic on Hämeentie between Hakaniemi and Sörnäinen.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Hakaniemi metro station at Wikimedia Commons