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Taxi ordering service down in Helsinki

A technical glitch has interrupted Taksi-Helsinki taxi service phone and Internet order lines in Helsinki. Until the glitch is repaired, find available taxis at your closest taxi stand or by contacting the Helsinki region taxi operator, Lähitaksi.

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Finnish taxis in a row. Image: Yle

Technical problems have downed the Taksi-Helsinki taxi ordering system, making it impossible to order a taxi from the firm via phone, web, text message and other automatic ordering system.   

The best way to find a taxi now is to walk to your closest taxi stand.

Another option is to contact the taxi firm responsible for the greater capital region, Lähitaksi, at phone number 0100 7300.

Taksi-Helsinki says they are doing all they can to repair the problem quickly.

Taxi orders in Helsinki and the Uusimaa region that are sponsored by social service provider Kela can be made at phone number 0100 84000.

The Taksi-Helsinki order system covers 1369 taxis. In principle, all the vehicles are less than two years old and represent the latest models and technology, also in terms of emission performance.

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