On 6th of April, 2022, VR Group’s Board of Directors made the decision to discontinue the Eastern freight traffic in a controlled manner. With this decision, VR Transpoint, which is responsible for the freight traffic, will draw up a traffic rundown plan.
6. April 2022Press releasesOperating environment and cooperationResponsibilityLogistics
During the spring, VR introduced a DAS system that assists the train driver in both passenger and freight trains. DAS helps to optimise driving the train to increase energy efficiency, improve punctuality and at the same time increase travel comfort. The system has been developed together with ...
5. July 2021Press releasesRolling stock and technologyPassenger serviceLogisticsResponsibility
The Mörkö freight train, which is part of VR Transpoint’s transit traffic, is the equivalent of almost one hundred trucks. Increasing train sizes enhances freight train traffic, reduces emissions and improves the competitiveness of Finland’s transit traffic.
15. April 2021Press releasesResponsibilityRolling stock and technology