VR Group is a state owned company

VR Group is a company that is wholly owned by the Finnish State. The Group's parent company is VR Group Ltd. and includes a total of 23 companies. There are 8 associated companies.
The Prime Minister's Office bears the overall ownership responsibility of the VR Group.

The Finnish rail network is owned and managed by the Finnish Transport Agency under the Ministry of Transport and Communications. Rail safety and rail system compatibility are in turn supervised and developed by the Transport Safety Agency, Trafi, which is also under the responsibility of the Ministry of Transport and Communications.

VR Group's largest subsidiary, is the track maintenance and construction company, VR Track Oy. VR Group also includes the passenger services group, Pohjolan Liikenne.