Incorporated as a subsidiary of VR at the start of the year, the rail equipment maintenance company VR Maintenance Oy will be known in the future as VR FleetCare. The new name will be used in the company’s all communications and encounters.
“VR FleetCare is a striking global name, which stands us apart from other maintenance companies. VR FleetCare tells our customers that we will look after and care for their equipment. The VR prefix afforded by our status as a subsidiary reminds our customers of the new company’s long history in the railway business as well as the broad shoulders of our parent company.”
President and CEO Kimmo Soini
The name change is one part of VR FleetCare’s development path as an independent company. In the next few years, the company’s aim is to seek growth via other railway traffic and neighbouring areas. The rail equipment maintenance market is looking good. The maintenance market will grow as the share of railway traffic of all traffic increases.
“We believe that we are competitive on this market and able to utilise our solid operative experience accrued over a period exceeding a hundred years. We have a good understanding of our customers’ needs. We want to be an important partner to our customers and take care of their equipment in the best possible way. When it comes to developing our business, our top priorities are to develop smart preventive maintenance and provide our customers with new data- and analytics-based equipment life-cycle services.”
Peter Guldbrand, Vice President, Sales, VR Fleetcare
Further information: VR media desk, tel.: +358 (0)29 434 7123
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 150 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 that consists of 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 network 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.