Three core business sectors
VR Group comprises three business divisions that operate around customer segments. These are VR, providing passenger services; VR Transpoint, providing logistics services; and VR Track, specialising in infrastructure engineering.
VR Group’s passenger services consist of long-distance and commuter rail services operated by VR and the bus and coach services provided by Pohjolan Liikenne. Some 98 million journeys are made by train, bus and coach each year.
Avecra provides additional services for passengers on trains and at railway stations with its restaurant and catering services. Avecra is a subsidiary of VR Group and the international Rail Gourmet Group has a minority holding in Avecra.
HSL (Helsinki Region Transport) is a major customer for rail and road passenger services. HSL purchases commuter rail services from VR and bus services from Pohjolan Liikenne in the Helsinki region.
VR Transpoint is the leading logistics operator in Finland and in traffic between Finland and Russia. It provides rail logistics services, and mass goods and international logistics services by road.
VR Transpoint´s customers are Finnish and international companies in the forest, metal and chemical industries and large and medium-sized companies that need logistics solutions to carry mass goods. Forwarding companies and other logistics businesses are also important customer sectors.
VR Track is Finland's biggest track builder and one of the country's biggest infrastructure builders and engineering offices. Our services cover the entire life cycle of infrastructure projects: design, construction and maintenance. We are also a major supplier of rail material. In addition to Finland, we also have operations in Sweden and Estonia.
Uniquely comprehensive expertise covering all aspects of a project's life cycle, extensive experience of rail systems and the ability to manage large projects give us an edge over our competitors.
VR Track’s customers include the government, municipalities, ports and companies using railway services and other infrastructure engineering services. The Finnish Transport Agency is our biggest customer.