Tram at the Länsisatama ferry terminal in Helsinki (Photo: John Pagni).

FINLAND: Helsinki tram Route 9 services began running to the Länsisatama ferry terminal on August 13, completing a €7·5m extension project. Trams run every 10 min during the day, with late-night services co-ordinated with ferry times.

The 4·1 km double-track extension has 11 stops. Construction was undertaken by city transport operator HKL, Stara, Skanska and VR Track, with electrical works by HelenService.