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Finland’s trains to go carbon neutral from 2020

Taking a train journey in Finland is about to become even more environmentally responsible, when VR offsets carbon emissions for all its passenger trains...

Southern train problems will last into the afternoon

Delays and cancellations have hit the train network across southern Finland, and VR says it will likely take until Wednesday afternoon to fix the...

Summer reading: 6 travel stories you might have missed

Summer holidays are here, and for many people that means taking planes, trains and automobiles to their summer cottages or somewhere more exotic. If you're...

VR gears up for one of its busiest travel weeks

With the Midsummer holidays approaching, VR is gearing up for one of its busiest travel weeks of the year. Around 230,000 passengers are expected to...

Disruptions easing on Helsinki commuter trains this afternoon

Disruptions are continuing this afternoon to commuter trains in the capital city region, after a morning of delays and cancellations. Dozens of trains on the...

Bad weather hits train services around the country

Ongoing heavy snowfalls around the country are having an impact on travel schedules especially for train journeys. VR says their long distance services are particularly...

Profits And Passengers On The Rise For State Railway Company VR

Finland's state railway company VR announced a big increase in passenger numbers last year, up 8% to 127 million journeys. The growth means light at...

After London: How Safe Are Finland’s Trains?

The improvised device exploded with a bang and a flash of light, on a busy London subway carriage last Friday morning. Passengers evacuated the...

Northern Train Journeys Disrupted

If you're traveling by train in northern Finland today, prepare for some travel disruption. Services between Oulu and Kemi are replaced by a bus, after...