VR and the Finnish Ministry of Transport are to begin new negotiations prior to the current contract ending in December 2020.
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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...
26 June 2012 | By NEC Portugal
Project will develop, manufacture, supply and install radio equipment for the driving cabinets of VR-Group locomotives...
31 May 2011 | By Antti Jaatinen, Senior Vice President of Passenger Services, VR-Group Ltd and Maarit Haavisto-Koskinen, Head of International Marketing, VR-Group Ltd and Mika Heijari, Head of External Communications, VR-Group Ltd and Tiina Nieminen, Managing Director, Avecra Oy
The high-speed Allegro rail service between Helsinki in Finland and St. Petersburg in Russia began operating on 12 December 2010. The service cuts the journey time between the two cities by more than two hours to three and a half hours. The Allegros have a top speed of 220km/h and…
24 March 2011 | By Transtech Oy
Transtech Oy and VR Group have signed supply contracts on delivery of 12 driving coaches and 15 restaurant coaches during the years 2013 and 2014...