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Station refurbishment brings back the age of comfortable travel

An ambitious four-year plan, with a price tag north of €10 million, aims to bring back the golden age of train travel to Helsinki's...

Finland’s trains to go carbon neutral from 2020

Taking a train journey in Finland is about to become even more environmentally responsible, when VR offsets carbon emissions for all its passenger trains...

Sympathy transport strike impacts are still felt on Tuesday, Wednesday

Sympathy strikes in support of postal workers either continue on Tuesday, or will still be felt on Tuesday - even when striking staff are...

Monday’s sympathy strikes hit flights, ferries and bus services

A widespread series of sympathy strikes by unions in support of postal workers will impact flights, ferries and bus services on Monday. Representatives of postal...

New generation speed cameras cut accidents and slow drivers

A new type of speed cameras set up earlier this year has reduced accidents on two stretches of highway, according to police. The cameras were...

First tracks laid in Espoo-Helsinki light rail project

A major light rail project which will connect Espoo and Helsinki has reached a milestone, as the first tracks are laid in place. The 350m...

3.7 million trips, as capital bike scheme ends for the winter

The bike share scheme in the capital city region - Helsinki and Espoo - is coming to an end for another year, with the...

HSL to cut prices for longer-distance public transport travel

Helsinki public transport operator HSL is planning to cut the fares of longer-distance travel from the beginning of 2020. HSL says that single and season...

Winter speed limits come into force this week

The transition to winter speed limits will begin throughout Finland on Tuesday. It means that driving speeds are reduced on most motorways and highways. Winter speeds...

More rats spotted in Espoo – but don’t blame the metro...

Residents in Espoo have noticed a lot of creatures scurrying around recently. Rattus Norvegicus - brown rats - have been spotted in apparently greater numbers especially...