Arriva Sverige AB, sold by Arriva International Ltd, has now been transferred to the ownership of the VR Group.
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VR Group’s Board of Directors have announced that they will discontinue Eastern freight traffic, with VR Transpoint tasked with creating a traffic rundown plan.
The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) and its members are actively participating in EU-wide humanitarian efforts to support refugees fleeing Ukraine.
The new DR19 locomotive has arrived in Finland to start test runs that will ensure its functionality on the Finnish rail network.
The Dr19 is a new type of locomotive from the VR Group, manufactured especially for freight traffic, and VR FleetCare will be responsible for its maintenance and repair.
VR and the Finnish Ministry of Transport are to begin new negotiations prior to the current contract ending in December 2020.
Allegro saw an increase both on the year in its entirety and an increase in travel during December, compared to 2018 figures.
VR FleetCare and EKE-Electronics are working on a joint product development project to find a solution that provides data which can predict the maintenance requirement of bogies by using sensor technology and a smart combination of cloud and edge computing.
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.
Transtech, Škoda Transportation's subsidiary in Finland, will supply 20 new double-deck coaches to Finland.
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.
5 August 2014 | By Kimmo Sinisalo, Project Manager for Rail Tendering at HSL
HSL – the Helsinki Region Transport Authority – will start the opening of the Finnish passenger rail market by tendering the contract for local trains starting in 2018. Kimmo Sinisalo – Project Manager for Rail Tendering at HSL – provides more details...
16 July 2014 | By Antti Tiitola, VR Group
There’s a new unique type of train in operation in northern and eastern Finland – a double-deck restaurant car that can’t be found anywhere else in the world...
8 January 2014 | By VR Group
The first double deck DuettoPlus restaurant car will be introduced in early 2014...