Exclusive Online Only Article – A Scandinavian restaurant on rail
16 July 2014 • Author: Antti Tiitola, VR Group
There’s a new unique type of train in operation in northern and eastern Finland – a double-deck restaurant car that can’t be found anywhere else in the world. In an investment worth more than €68 million, the VR Group has ordered 26 of these new ‘DuettoPlus’ modern double-deck cars from Finnish supplier Transtech. Antti Tiitola, Senior Vice President for Passenger Services at VR Group explains that there is a restaurant located in the lower-floor car which includes a variety of seating areas for up to 53 passengers, and there is a passenger compartment upstairs seating 41 customers.
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