VR FleetCare

Address: Headquarters: Iso Paja

Postal address:
P.O. Box 488
FI-00101 Helsinki

Visiting address:
Radiokatu 3
00240 Helsinki
Phone: +358 29 43 43 Connect: Website: View website Contact: Contact supplier

Rail Fleet Maintenance and Lifecycle Services for Sustainable Transportation

We at FleetCare offer our customers maintenance and modernisation services for railway fleet and infrastructure in the Nordic and Baltic countries. We are a rail traffic expert with over 160 years of experience in challenging conditions. Safe freight and passenger traffic is the starting point for all operations. The key to success is our people – we have over 1000 top-tier experts. At VR FleetCare, we add value to our customers by combining our expertise in railways with digital systems, strong partnership networks and a continuous strive to review and improve our services together with our customers. VR FleetCare is a subsidiary of the Finnish railway operator VR Group.

Rolling Stock Maintenance

VR FleetCare works on rolling stock maintenance, lifecycle management, and expert and consulting services. The company is also developing digital solutions based on artificial intelligence and IoT, such as fleet scanning and infrastructure condition monitoring. Services cover all types of rolling stock from light rail to high-speed trains, from locomotives to track vehicles and freight wagons. VR FleetCare meets their customers’ challenges by utilizing the entire service portfolio: ModernCare, SmartCare, ComponentCare and AssetCare.

Comprehensive Rolling Stock Modernisation Services

ModernCare services provide comprehensive fleet modernisation and refurbishment work, such as lifecycle extensions, technical modifications, and changes in commercial appearance. System upgrades (e.g., HVAC, drivers cab, passenger information and train control systems) as well as safety and environmental changes (e.g., reducing energy consumption) are also a key part of rolling stock modernisation services at VR FleetCare.

Digital Solutions for Rail Infrastructure and Rolling Stock

SmartCare solutions focuses on leveraging the latest technology, data and analytics. The aim is to provide data to support decision-making by using artificial intelligence and IoT. VR FleetCare offers easy-to-implement and cost-effective solutions for fleet management, automation of fleet inspection, and track and fleet condition monitoring. In addition, the company is involved in projects that require special expertise on rail equipment, including lifecycle planning, engineering, risk management, service interval optimisation and fleet acquisition and disposal.

Component Maintenance and Repair Services

ComponentCare services are the most comprehensive in the industry, as VR FleetCare maintains more than 2,000 different component items each year for over a hundred different types of rolling stock. VR FleetCare’s professionals provide maintenance for equipment sent to them from nearby regions and Europe. ComponentCare services covers troubleshooting, testing, fault repairs and comprehensive maintenance for bogies, brakes, electrical mechanical components, electronic components, and power electronics.

Rolling Stock Lifecycle Services and Consulting

VR FleetCare has 160 years of experience in rolling stock maintenance, both operational and heavy maintenance and lifecycle management. Entire fleets, both small and large, are covered by the company’s AssetCare services, which focus on maintaining the customer’s fleet, taking care of the fleet throughout its lifecycle in the best possible way.

Case Studies

Vy Tog – Modification of Couchette Coaches (BDcmz Long-Distance Passenger Coaches): Extensive modernisation and commercial upgrade of couchette coaches, including improvements in passenger comfort and safety as well as renewal of the appearance of the cars according to the brand.

Karelian Trains – Allegro Retrofit (Class Sm6 High-Speed Trains): Complete modernisation of cars including technology, functionalities, exterior and interior.

HKL – Metro M100 and M200 Lifecycle Extension: Overhaul of metro trains to continue technical lifetime as well as enhance of drivers working ergonomic and environment.

NRC Group Finland – Operational Maintenance Services (Track Vehicles): Operational maintenance and lifecycle services for over 200 units of track vehicles including freight wagons, track maintenance vehicles and other special track vehicles.

VR Group – Operational Maintenance Services (Entire Fleet): Operational maintenance and lifecycle services for more than 100 different types of rolling stock (a total of 9,000 units) including commuter trains, Flirt-trains, high-speed trains, passenger coaches, rail buses, track vehicles, electric and diesel locomotives, and freight wagons.

Elron – Bogie Maintenance (Flirt-trains): Maintenance of bogies and gearboxes of diesel and electric Flirt trains according to the maintenance programme. Complete inspection and maintenance of 100 bogies of motor and passenger cars and 110 gearboxes. Repair and replacement of defective components.

Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency – Switch Condition Monitoring: Installed system in Finland providing real-time situational picture of switch operations and condition to allow traffic to continue safely and without interruptions. Improves operational reliability through the optimisation of maintenance – proactive maintenance based on the actual condition of switches.

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VR FleetCare News

Otso Ikonen Has Been Appointed CEO of VR FleetCare

Otso Ikonen Has Been Appointed CEO of VR FleetCare

Otso Ikonen has been appointed CEO of VR FleetCare, responsible for the maintenance of rolling stock, and a member of the Management Team.

VR FleetCare Adopts Adapro’s ABC Project Management Model

VR FleetCare Adopts Adapro’s ABC Project Management Model

VR FleetCare implements Adapro's ABC Project Management Model™ to offer customers consistently high quality and efficient project delivery.

VR FleetCare: Highlights of the Year 2021

VR FleetCare: Highlights of the Year 2021

Kimmo Soini, CEO of the Finnish rolling stock maintenance company, VR FleetCare, details the companies most significant events of 2021.

VR FleetCare Sign a 20-Year Maintenance Agreement with Allegro Trains

VR FleetCare Sign a 20-Year Maintenance Agreement with Allegro Tr...

VR FleetCare is set to sign a 20-year maintenance agreement for Allegro trains that will operate between Russia and Finland.

VR FleetCare Chosen to Maintain VR Group’s Newest Diesel Locomotive

VR FleetCare Chosen to Maintain VR Group’s Newest Diesel Locomo...

VR FleetCare has signed an agreement with VR Group for the maintenance of the new Stadler diesel locomotive’s stock.

VR Fleetcare to Strengthen Its Sales Operations in Sweden

VR Fleetcare to Strengthen Its Sales Operations in Sweden

VR FleetCare appoint Kai Savolainen as Sales Manager, he is hoping to build and strengthen sales operations throughout Scandinavia.

Automated Detection of Train Malfunctions with Train Scanner

Automated Detection of Train Malfunctions with Train Scanner

In June, VR FleetCare will deploy Train Scanner, a device designed to automatically inspect the external condition of trains.

International Transport Solutions for Rolling Stock Projects

International Transport Solutions for Rolling Stock Projects

In line with its growth strategy, VR FleetCare recently implemented its first international rolling stock transport solution.

VR FleetCare’s First Contract from Norway – Modernisation of Eight Couchette Coaches

VR FleetCare’s First Contract from Norway – Modernisation of ...

VR FleetCare signs contract for the modernisation and commercial upgrade of couchette coaches acquired by Norwegian train operator Vy Tog AS.

Blog: New Era of Component Maintenance at VR Fleetcare

Blog: New Era of Component Maintenance at VR Fleetcare

Wilhelm Schevelew from VR FleetCare explains the new sustainable era of component maintenance by growing and developing ComponentCare.

Train Maintenance with Electricity from Solar Power Plant

Train Maintenance with Electricity from Solar Power Plant

VR FleetCare has installed a solar power plant in the Helsinki depot to maintain trains in a more environmentally friendly way.

Digital Transformation in the Railway Industry Is Inevitable

Digital Transformation in the Railway Industry Is Inevitable

Mikko Alanko explains how VR FleetCare has become a digital maintenance service provider and how digital transformation is inevitable.

VR Subsidiary Wins Helsinki Commuter Train Maintenance Contract

VR Subsidiary Wins Helsinki Commuter Train Maintenance Contract

VR subsidiary VR FleetCare has won a 10-year contract to service and maintain Helsinki's 81 Sm5 FLIRT EMUs as part of a competitive tender.

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VR FleetCare Specialists

VR FleetCare Bogie Line

VR FleetCare Bogie Line

VR FleetCare Brake System

VR FleetCare Brake System

VR FleetCare Electronics

VR FleetCare Electronics

VR FleetCare Modernisation and Overhaul

VR FleetCare Modernisation and Overhaul

VR FleetCare Testing Facilities

VR FleetCare Testing Facilities

VR FleetCare Consulting

VR FleetCare Consulting

VR FleetCare Surface Treatment

VR FleetCare Surface Treatment

VR FleetCare Track Vehicle

VR FleetCare Track Vehicle

VR FleetCare Welding Robot

VR FleetCare Welding Robot

VR FleetCare Wheelsets

VR FleetCare Wheelsets

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