The railway network connectsmajor towns in Finland. By train you can reach any significant city in the country. Finnish Railways electrified on main routes. These are lines connecting Helsinki with cities such as Turku, Rovaniemi, Tampere and others. F / g network stretches for 5919 km. High-speed passenger trains such as InterCity and Pendolino ply on long-haul routes. For commuter trains used.
Finnish trains can follow along all lines,leading countries of the former Soviet Union, as a standard track width is 1524 mm, which corresponds to the standard, which was in force in the Russian Federation. The first way was formed in 1862 by combining Hämeenlinna with Helsinki. Finnish Railways are managed by the Finnish w / d administration. The largest railway company in the country is considered to VR (Suomen Valtion Rautatiet).
It can be reached from Russia to Finland in one of thebranded trains. These include Russian compositions "Repin" and "Leo Tolstoy", as well as the Finnish train "Sibelius". Passengers Finnish trains open very beautiful scenery along the railway. Motorists also offers comfortable seats in passenger cars. Their cars, they can be placed on a special platform of the train. For passengers ply night and day compositions.
Finland supports the InterRail - Europeansales system w / tickets. Subscription of this type makes it possible to make many trips on any routes within the period of its operation. This ticket is advantageous to acquire the tourists who wish to drive around the country. InterRail can be of two types: for travel on a single country - InterRail One Country Pass, for travel to different European countries - InterRail Global Pass. These tickets can only be used by foreign travelers. The minimum period of validity of 3 days. In Finland, the InterRail One Country Pass is 125 euros. The website of the Finnish railways vr.fi you can see the train schedule. The ticket is valid within a straight line. If you need a transplant, the passenger will need another ticket. Free transportation is provided for children up to 6 years. Discount given to children aged 6 - 17 years. Small tour groups are also eligible for a discount. A ticket for the train - Finreylpass, valid for a month. It makes it possible to move a certain number of days trains. F / tickets can be ordered on the website of VR or purchase at the ticket office at the station.