On 6 April, the Board of Directors of VR Group made a decision to stop freight traffic between Russia and Finland and, on this basis, the company has prepared a plan to shut down traffic, in consultation with customers and taking into account the security of supply. The termination of contracts...
3. May 2022Press releasesLogisticsOperating environment and cooperation
Early in the year, VR Group’s business operations were overshadowed by the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, affecting train travel. In addition, VR Transpoint’s transport volumes decreased as a result of domestic industrial action and a decrease in Eastern traffic. The Group’s result fell to...
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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
We previously announced that we would be suspending VR Transpoint's eastern freight traffic on 27 March 2022
as a result of the UK’s sanctions against Russian Railways (RZD). However, according to the clarification we have received from the UK authorities, these sanctions do not apply to the ...
30. March 2022Press releasesOperating environment and cooperationLogistics