View over Leinelä railway station in Leinelä, Koivukylä, Vantaa, Finland. Source: Simo Räsänen/Wikimedia Commons

Finland’s VR will stop rail freight traffic to Russia by the end of the year

Image: Wikimedia Commons. Simo Räsänen

VR Group, the Finnish state-owned railway company, said it will stop the transportation of goods to Russia by the end of 2022. In April, VR Group claimed that rail freight traffic between the two countries would be gradually phased out after existing transport contracts would end.

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Author: Marco Raimondi

Marco Raimondi is an editor of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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