Tag: Pasila

  • HAM Helsinki Art Museum’s art collection now online

    HAM Helsinki Art Museum’s art collection now online

    HAM takes care of the art collection that belongs to all Helsinki residents, and works of art spread from the Tennis Palace to every corner of the city. HAM’s collection includes more than 10,000 works, of which around 2,500 are located in the city’s public spaces, indoors and outdoors. The most visible part of the […]

  • The study considers the merits of the high-speed train connection between Helsinki and Tampere

    The study considers the merits of the high-speed train connection between Helsinki and Tampere

    The price of the new rail connection was estimated at 5.3 billion euros, and the cost of the current renovation was slightly less than one billion euros. The runway, a long-distance train connection from Pasila via Helsinki-Vantaa to Kerava, was included in the costs of the new link as a prerequisite for the infrastructure project. […]

  • Tuesday’s papers: S2 boys’ skills lag, centre’s mortgage gambits and homeless hockey team

    Tuesday’s papers: S2 boys’ skills lag, centre’s mortgage gambits and homeless hockey team

    The Jokers want to play at the Pasila arena, but it is still owned by sanctioned Russian oligarchs.

  • The proposals for the Pasila Junatehdas competition are now on display

    The proposals for the Pasila Junatehdas competition are now on display

    The owner of the property, The Train Factory Oy, has organized an architectural competition for the design of the new building. A total of five architectural offices were invited to the international competition organized in cooperation with the City of Helsinki and the Finnish Association of Architects (SAFA). The goal of the competition is to […]

  • Suomen VR has hundreds of thousands of compensation claims for delays

    The delays were particularly bad, up to 24 hours long, for passengers on overnight trains. Helsingin Sanomat, e.g. wrote about a passenger whose train from Pasila to Rovaniemi was stuck in Hämeenlinna for 16 hours. Read more: Finland’s railway traffic in chaos due to the delay of the bridge replacement project (June 28, 2022) Merja […]

  • Monday Magazines: Bridges, Congestion, and Budgets

    Monday Magazines: Bridges, Congestion, and Budgets

    The construction of Helsinki’s crown bridges between Laajasalo and Hakaniemi is attracting attention Helsingin sanomat newspaper readers on Monday. HS has pictures of the first stages of a 1.2-kilometer-long bridge rising from the sea between Korkeasaari Zoo and Laajasalo. Finland’s longest bridge costs the city about 326 million euros. The project was initially controversial, as […]

  • Finland seizes the holdings of the Russian oligarch Helsinki Arena

    Finland seizes the holdings of the Russian oligarch Helsinki Arena

    The supervisory authority has confiscated the holdings of the Russian-Finnish oligarch Gennady Tymoshenko in the former Hartwall Arena. Timchenko owns about 22.5 percent of Helsinki’s Pasila multipurpose arenas. He was the first Finnish citizen on the EU sanctions list. His holding in the holding company was about 10 million euros. According to Forbes, Tymoshenko is […]

  • In the pictures: Helsinki railway station is undergoing an old-new transformation

    In the pictures: Helsinki railway station is undergoing an old-new transformation

    The results of the extensive renovation of Helsinki Central Station will be revealed to the public little by little, as a new restaurant and terrace will open for the station’s former ticket sales this week. The station’s cafĂ© and indoor terrace on the Elielinaukio side are also scheduled to start serving cam trips in the […]

  • Hundreds of Ukrainians arrive in Finland every day

    Hundreds of Ukrainians arrive in Finland every day

    According to unofficial estimates, hundreds of Ukrainian citizens fleeing the war in their homeland arrive in Helsinki, the capital of Finland, every day. The Estonian Broadcasting Corporation (ERR) reported earlier this week that almost 20,000 Ukrainians had arrived in Estonia, and the shipping companies added that many would continue their journey by ship to Finland. […]

  • Police: It takes weeks to clear a passport congestion

    Police: It takes weeks to clear a passport congestion

    According to the police board, the number of passport applications has increased in recent weeks. Passport application deadlines are congested at police stations across the country, the National Police Board told STT on Sunday. Those wishing to renew their passport will have to wait weeks for a face-to-face meeting. People can also renew their passports […]

  • Helsinki police report "unprecedented" passions

    Helsinki police report "unprecedented" passions

    Police departments around the country said passport renewal has been brisk throughout the week. However, according to the Pasila permit unit in Helsinki, there were queues "unprecedented" on Friday. Every day in the Helsinki district, there are about 800 people in line, most of whom have come to apply for or renew a passport. Waiting […]

  • Police will lose crime reports from a hacked therapy center due to a spreadsheet error

    Police will lose crime reports from a hacked therapy center due to a spreadsheet error

    Helsinki police admit that they have lost some of their criminal reports due to a large-scale patient data breach at the psychotherapy center and have not tried to contact the victims to tell them about the error. According to the authorities, the reports disappeared when they were transferred from the spreadsheet to the police system. […]