Otso Ikonen has been appointed CEO of VR FleetCare, responsible for the maintenance of rolling stock, and a member of VR Group's Management Team. He will take up his new role no later than by 15 August 2022.
19. May 2022News and current issuesPress releasesStaff and appointmentsMaintenance
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...
2. May 2022Press releasesFinance and managementPassenger serviceLogisticsMaintenance
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