For more than 20 years there have been plans to have a rail connection from Helsinki City center to the Helsinki Airport which is located in the neighboring community Vantaa about 18km to north from Helsinki City center. Planning of this new rail connection started early 21st Century and the final decision was to made for a favor of building a new east-west connection between two of the existing radial railway lines – this topology also gave the name for the new rail connection: the Ring Rail Line. Read more (pdf)