VR Group is a diversified, environmentally friendly and responsible service company operating in the field of travel and logistics. VR Group is owned entirely by the Finnish state. The group primarily operates in Finland, but it also has operations abroad, especially in Russia. VR Group employs 6,000 professionals, with annual net sales of approximately one billion euros.
The purpose of operations is to transport people and freight using customer-oriented solutions that are smooth, safe and environmentally friendly.
VR’s passenger services offer public transport services in long-distance and commuter traffic with trains and buses. VR Transpoint offers logistics services in rail and road logistics. VR FleetCare maintains, repairs and manufactures rolling stock and provides expert services related to rolling stock technology.
Experienced partner in Eastern traffic
Eastern traffic is a central part of VR Transpoint’s rail logistics and international road logistics services. The company operates in partnership with the customer in export, import and transit transports and its strengths are experience, reliability and good networks.
In passenger services, four high-speed Allegro trains operate between Helsinki and St. Petersburg and a night train between Helsinki and Moscow. The number of train travellers continues to grow.
All activities are carried out in close partnership with OAO RZD (Russian railways) and tight cooperation with wagon operators and forwarding companies.
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