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CZECH rolling stock manufacturer Škoda Transportation Group has acquired the remaining 25% stake in Finnish train builder Transtech for an undisclosed sum.
THE Finnish Transport Agency (FTA) has appointed three engineering consultancies to complete a master plan for a 95km high-speed line between Espoo and Salo, a key component of proposals to…
FINLAND’s Ministry of Transport and Communications has selected a route from Rovaniemi via Sodankyla to Kirkenes in northeastern Norway for further study. The 450km railway would cost around €2.9bn to…
THE board of Helsinki Regional Transport (HSL) voted on February 13 to start the procurement procedure for an international competitive tender for the operation of the suburban rail network in…
A feasibility study into the construction of a rail tunnel under the Baltic Sea between the Finnish capital Helsinki and the Estonian capital Tallinn estimates the cost of the project…
Rolf Jansson, president and CEO, VR Group, talks to Keith Barrow.
Kaj Pyyhtiä, co-founder of MaaS Global, talks to Keith Barrow.
HELSINKI Regional Transport (HSL) is claiming a world first with the launch of an open retail platform which enables anyone anywhere to purchase tickets for retail sale.
AFTER several delays, Finland’s second-largest city Espoo joined the Helsinki metro network on November 18 with the inauguration of the first phase of West Metro, the country’s largest infrastructure project.
A launch ceremony was held at the Tehola intermodal terminal in Kouvala, Finland, on November 10 to mark the departure of the first Finland - China rail freight service.
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