Topic: Finland

VR Group wants more Metsa cargo on trains

Finnish state-owned railway company VR Group and Finnish forest industry group Metsa Group agreed on shifting more goods from road to rail to reduce their CO2 emissions. According to VR Group, this measure would lead...Read more
|Comment|author: Marco Raimondi
View over Leinelä railway station in Leinelä, Koivukylä, Vantaa, Finland. Source: Simo Räsänen/Wikimedia Commons

Will Finland adopt the European gauge?

Finland’s Minister of Transport and Communications Timo Harakka has called the recent proposal by the European Commission on the European standard rail gauge “unreasonable”. The views of Finnish officials and experts vary, but specifically the...Read more
|1 comment|author: Esther Geerts