From the beginning of February 2018, tram drivers will no longer sell tickets. Ending ticket sales by drivers reduces the amount of time trams spent at stops. This means faster and more punctual tram services and delivering improved level of service.Tram tickets will continue to be available from ticket machines and with Travel Card.
Ticket sales on trams to end in February
Most people buy single tickets on their mobile phones, with Travel Cards or from ticket machines - writes hel.fi.
“A vast majority of single tickets sold are already mobile tickets or Travel Card value tickets. Single tickets are also available from ticket machines, kiosks and stores,” saysMari Flink, HSL’s Director of Customer Experience and Sales. “The sales of mobile tickets has increased by 300 per cent and the array of tickets available on mobile devices is expanding.”
In addition, single tickets are available from nearly 400 parking ticket machines in Helsinki. HSL's tickets are available from machines accepting card payments.
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