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At VR, we promote responsible transport of the future with our solid experience gained from 160 years of operations.

VR seeks growth in logistics services from new industries and green transition

Rail transport produces less emissions and consumes less energy than other modes of transport. Therefore, it plays an essential role in reducing transport emissions. VR's logistics business, VR Transpoint, actively invests in three key growth areas that support the green transition: industrial investments, green transition investments and combined transport.

About 1.4 million journeys were made in VR’s long-distance traffic in October

In October, about 1.4 million journeys were made in long-distance traffic, an 8% increase from the previous year that was mainly due to the growth of travel on weekends. In total, 12.6 million long-distance journeys were made in January–October this year.

VR FleetCare to continue maintaining Estonian railway operator's train bogies in Finland

Estonian railway company Elron has renewed maintenance contract of its Flirt train bogies with VR FleetCare aftear an international tender. The three-year agreement covers the periodic maintenance of bogies and traction wheelsets for 38 Flirt trains.

Our business areas

We are a passenger, logistics and maintenance service company owned by the Finnish state, and we increase the popularity of carbon-neutral rail and city traffic.

VR Group’s Business Review for July-September 2023

VR Group’s profitability improved during the third quarter. In domestic long-distance traffic, the number of journeys increased on weekdays. The challenging business cycle for heavy industry had a negative impact on the volumes of freight traffic. In city traffic, changes in the contract portfolio weighed down the results. Strategy implementation continues towards the profit improvement targets.


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Already 160 years on the rails

Regular train traffic started between Helsinki and Hämeenlinna on 17 March 1862. Railways have played a key role in the development of Finnish society – and continue to do so.

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