The new diesel-electric locomotives for Finland´s VR Group is expected to improve the operational efficiency on non-electrified lines; 45 per cent of the Finnish rail network.
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If successfully completed, the infrastructure between Helsinki and Tallinn would be the longest undersea tunnel in the world.
Transtech, Škoda Transportation's subsidiary in Finland, will supply 20 new double-deck coaches to Finland.
27 May 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
VR Track, a subsidiary of Finnish state-owned railway company VR Group, has established a joint venture with Vossloh to operate three switch production locations and long welded rail production...
30 April 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
VR Group, the state owned Finnish travel, logistics and infrastructure engineering service company, has reported a challenging start to the year in its 2015 Q1 results.
9 April 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
The Siemens Vectron locomotive for a broad gauge rail system was revealed today at a ceremony in Helsinki, Finland.
4 March 2015 | By Prime Minister’s Office, Finland
Finland’s Prime Minister Alexander Stubb has recently revealed that the government has decided to apply for EU support under the TEN-T transport network programme for the Helsinki City Rail Loop project – a new 7.8km-long underground railway beneath the city centre, including three new stations...
27 November 2014 | By The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency
The EU's TEN-T Programme will back with almost €2.5 million studies on the railroad development between Pasila (Helsinki) and Riihimäki in southern Finland...
9 April 2014 | By TEN-T EA
The European Union will support with €12.8 million from the TEN-T Programme a project addressing one of the worst bottlenecks on the Finnish rail network...
23 December 2013 | By Siemens AG
Finnish State Railways place major order worth more than 300 million Euros with an option for an additional 97 locomotives including maintenance...
4 February 2013 | By TEN-T EA
The European Union will co-finance with €5 million from the TEN-T Programme a series of studies...
10 January 2013 | By Eress
The Eress organisation has announced that the Finnish Transport Agency has officially become the fifth partner of Eress...
26 June 2012 | By NEC Portugal
Project will develop, manufacture, supply and install radio equipment for the driving cabinets of VR-Group locomotives...
9 August 2011 | By TEN-T EA
The European Union has selected two Finnish rail projects for co-financing under the 2010 TEN-T Calls...
14 September 2010 | By DB Schenker
With an investment volume of more than EUR 45 million, DB Schenker Logistics is building its new hub and corporate office for Finland near Helsinki Airport.