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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 after an international tender. The three-year agreement covers the periodic maintenance of bogies and traction wheelsets for 38 Flirt trains. The bogie maintenance will take place at VR FleetCare’s component workshop in Pieksämäki, where optimised production lines for bogie […]

VR Fleetcare: Green transition increases the need for freight wagons

The emphasis on sustainable development and climate targets will increase the demand for railway transportation in the future. Rail transport is an environmentally friendly mode of transportation that helps reduce emissions produced by traffic. This is leading companies to shift more and more of their freight transport to rail. Writer: Peter Guldbrand, Vice President, Commercial According […]

Large rolling stock modernisation project for VR FleetCare from SJ

The cooperation of the Finnish rail fleet maintenance company VR FleetCare with the Swedish railway operator SJ AB is evolving. The two companies have signed an agreement to modernise X40 train fleet, with the aim of extending fleet’s life cycle and improving the travel comfort of customers. The agreement now signed, includes a comprehensive modernisation […]

Meet VR FleetCare

Finland is a small but efficient northern country that is home to many world-class companies. Their competitive advantages have included high-level expertise, customer insight, co-operation, and the courage to do things in new ways. VR FleetCare is a provider of rail fleet maintenance and lifecycle services that is on its way to becoming the leading […]

VR Group publishes Green Finance Framework

VR-Group Plc (VR Group) has established a Green Finance Framework to further integrate its sustainability ambitions into its financing.  The Green Finance Framework is designed to support financing or refinancing Eligible Assets and Projects, that include investments in clean transportation, renewable energy projects and energy efficiency for buildings owned or operated by VR Group. The […]

VR Fleetcare: The Development of Project Management Provided Delivery Reliability for Customers’ Project Deliveries

VR FleetCare aims to seek growth from the modernisation projects of the rail fleet. To achieve our goals, well-designed and executed projects are extremely important to us and our customers. Implementing projects competitively is also challenging and risky without an appropriate project management model. We wanted to start further strengthening our project expertise and as […]

VR FleetCare to sign a 20-year maintenance agreement for Allegro trains operating between Russia and Finland

Russian Railways (RZD), Karelian Trains and the Finnish rail traffic maintenance company VR FleetCare have signed a 20-year agreement on the maintenance and lifecycle services concerning the high-speed trains operating between Helsinki and St. Petersburg. Russian Railways (RZD), Karelian Trains and the Finnish rail traffic maintenance company VR FleetCare have signed a 20-year agreement on […]