The metro will not operate from Itäkeskus to Mellunmäki and Vuosaari on Friday evening 11 January 2019. On Saturday 12 January and Sunday 13 January, the metro will not run from Lauttasaari eastwards. Metro services will be replaced by replacement buses, tram 11 as well as buses 147N, 20X and 21X. The disruption is due to the installation of a new interlocking.
Metro services between Itäkeskus and Mellunmäki and between Itäkeskus and Vuosaari will be disrupted from Friday evening 11 January 6pm. The metro will from Matinkylä and Tapiola to Itäkeskus.
Metro services between Lauttasaari and Mellunmäki and between Lauttasaari and Vuosaari will be disrupted 12-13 January. In other words, there will be no metro service from Lauttasaari eastwards over one weekend. All westbound trains will run from Lauttasaari to Matinkylä. The metro will run between Lauttasaari and Matinkylä every five minutes on both days.
Replacement services on Friday 11 January
On Friday evening, the metro will be replaced by buses 99MX, Itäkeskus (M) - Mellunmäki (M) and 99VX, Itäkeskus (M) - Vuosaari (M). The buses will run approximately from 5.30pm. They will run every five minutes approximately until 8.30pm, after which they will run every 10 minutes until the end of service just before midnight.
Replacement services on Saturday 12 January and Sunday 13 January
On Saturday and Sunday, the metro will be replaced by the following buses from Lauttasaari and Railway Square (Rautatientori) to East Helsinki:
- 99B, Lauttasaari (M) – Rautatientori - Herttoniemi (M)
- 99M, Rautatientori - Itäkeskus (M) - Mellunmäki (M)
- 99V, Lauttasaari (M) – Rautatientori – Itäkeskus (M) - Vuosaari (M)