Composition of the administrative sector

  1. Finnish Transport and Communications Agency
  2. Transport Infrastructure Agency
  3. Finnish Meteorological Institute
  4. Traffic Management Company Fintraffic Ltd
  5. Yleisradio Oy (Finnish Broadcasting Company)
  6. Cinia Oy
  7. Nordic Railways Ltd
  8. Finnish Rail
  9. Turku One Hour Train

1. Finnish Transport and Communications Agency

Finnish Transport and Communications Agency, Traficom, logo

The Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom promotes the transport system and traffic safety and ensures that everyone in Finland has access to high-quality, secure and reasonably priced communications connections and services. Traficom supports sustainable development and boosts digitalisation by means of, for example, experiments in automation and robotics. Traficom is an authority serving people and businesses in licence, registration and approval matters related to transport and communications.

2. Transport Infrastructure Agency, Väylä

Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency

The Transport Infrastructure Agency, which operates under the Ministry's guidance, is responsible for road, railway and waterway construction and maintenance. The Transport Infrastructure Agency outsources the work to businesses through competitive tendering.

3. Finnish Meteorological Institute

Finnish Meteorological Institute, logo

The Finnish Meteorological Institute is both a service provider and a research institution. It produces information on atmospheric conditions for the purposes of public safety and for the needs of businesses and the public at large.

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4.Traffic Management Company Fintraffic Ltd

Traffic Management Company Fintraffic Ltd is a wholly state-owned group with special assignment operating under the ownership steering of the Ministry of Transport and Communications.

The Group provides advanced traffic control and management services and ensures the safety and reliability of all transport modes. It is also responsible for the collection, management and use of traffic control data.

Subsidiaries and their responsibilities

Fintraffic Railway Ltd is responsible for the control and management of railway transport system and services.
The responsibility for the control and management of road transport system and services lies with Finntraffic Road Ltd.
Fintraffic Vessel Traffic Services Ltd is responsible for the control and management of maritime transport system and services.
The subsidiary responsible for air navigation services is Fintraffic Air Navigation Services Ltd.

5. Yleisradio Oy (Finnish Broadcasting Company)

Yleisradio Oy (Finnish Broadcasting Company), logo

The Ministry's administrative branch also includes the Finnish Broadcasting Company, Yleisradio Oy. It is steered by the Administrative Council appointed by Parliament.

6. Cinia Oy

Cinia Oy, logo

Cinia Oy provides intelligent network, cloud and software services for Finnish and international enterprises and for functions vital to society.

7. Nordic Railways Ltd (Pohjolan Rautatiet Oy)

Nordic Railways Ltd (Pohjolan Rautatiet Oy) promotes large-scale rail transport investments and develops the railway sector in a comprehensive way.

8. Finnish Rail

The task of Finnish Rail is to plan the rail transport infrastructure related to the rail connection between Helsinki and Tampere via Helsinki Airport until the construction is ready to begin.

The Finnish Government owns 51 per cent of the shares in the company. In addition to the Finnish Government, the shareholders of the company are the Finavia Corporation, Helsinki, Tampere, Vantaa, Hämeenlinna, Janakkala, Riihimäki, Lahti, Akaa, Jyväskylä, Oulu, Pori, Seinäjoki, Vaasa, Kangasala, Nokia, Orivesi, Pirkkala, Ylöjärvi, Kokkola and Parkano.

9. Turku One Hour Train

The task of Turku One Hour Train is to plan the railway infrastructure related to the Turku-Helsinki high-speed rail connection until the construction is ready to begin.

The Finnish Government owns 51 per cent of the shares in the company. In addition to the Government of Finland, the shareholders of the company are the cities of Turku, Espoo, Helsinki, Salo, Lohja, Vihti and Kirkkonummi.