The steam locomotive departs from Helsinki this morning (Image: Lehtikuva)

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THE VINTAGE UKKO-PEKKA STEAM LOCOMOTIVE departed with its first passengers from Helsinki today, as part of a limited series of trips available to train enthusiasts. The journey departs from Helsinki and arrives at Siuntio Railway Station 90 minutes later. 

Tickets cost €36 for a return trip and can only be booked in cash onboard the locomotive. The steam train has 282 seats, as well as a vintage dining car. 

You can scroll down to see more photos of the first journey. 




Image Credit: Lehtikuva