Toni Mäkelä started as the new CEO of North Rail Oy

North Rail Oy                        Press release              1 December 2023

Toni Mäkelä, Deputy Managing Director of Nurminen Logistics' subsidiary North Rail Oy since August 2023, became the company's CEO on 1 December 2023. 

"I take on this new role with confidence. The company is in good shape, and we seek growth by creating a competitive railway market in Finland in a customer-oriented manner. This is a good starting point for me to take the company forward," says Toni Mäkelä. 

Ilkka Seppänen, who has been the company's CEO for a long time, will retire as planned but will continue to work for the company to support the management. "I am happy to leave my duties to my successor, Toni Mäkelä. North Rail has good owners, competent management, and committed personnel," says Ilkka Seppänen. 

"My warmest thanks to Ilkka for a great career," Toni Mäkelä wishes.

North Rail Oy

Further information: Olli Pohjanvirta, Chairman of the Board, North Rail Oy
+358 40 900 6977

North Rail Oy is a private railway company operating in Finland with approximately 60 employees. The company owns shunting locomotives and nine powerful line locomotives, which can transport approximately 5 million tonnes of rail freight annually in Finland. The company is part of Nurminen Logistics Group.

Nurminen Logistics is a Finnish listed company established in 1886. The company offers high-quality rail transport, terminal, and multimodal solutions between Asia and Europe, as well as in the Nordic countries and the Baltics.