Articles tagged “Trainline”

Mergers and Acquisitions

Siemens to Buy Rail Software Company Sqills for $650 Million

Sqills has won more contracts from railway operators to upgrade their inventory, booking, and ticketing software than any other tech vendor in recent years. So this acquisition makes sense.

Siemens to Buy Rail Software Company Sqills for $650 Million

Business Travel

The Push for Slower, Greener Business Trips After the Pandemic

A lot of companies say the want to switch planes for trains, but it's only when Europe's borders fully reopen will we know if that can translate into bookings.

The Push for Slower, Greener Business Trips After the Pandemic

Business Travel

This European Sleeper Train Service Wants to Win Over Corporate Travelers

Convincing businesses to opt for longer train journeys, and that this isn't just a "backpacker express," could be a challenge.

This European Sleeper Train Service Wants to Win Over Corporate Travelers

Rail

Europe’s Rail Sector Could Fail as a Greener Travel Option Due to Its Outdated Tech

Rising interest in intercity train travel has been amplified by new European incentives that favor greener forms of travel, plus deregulation. But rail operators are hampered by their old IT systems, which aren't ready to sell to international travelers in the Google era.

Europe’s Rail Sector Could Fail as a Greener Travel Option Due to Its Outdated Tech

Online Travel

Trainline Experiments With Hotels to Boost Revenue

Understandably, CEO Clare Gilmartin didn't want to play up moves into other travel areas too much at such an early stage, but we'll be keeping a close eye on how the company evolves over the next few years as it looks to diversify away from rail tickets and make more money in other areas.

Trainline Experiments With Hotels to Boost Revenue

Rail

Trainline Stock Jumps in IPO Trading Debut for European Rail Booking App

Trainline, the transport-booking app, saw investors giving their seal of approval to the fast-expanding company on its first day of trading. CEO Clare Gilmartin deserves props for having doubled annual ticket sales over three years to $4 billion (£3.2 billion) while also making the company profitable.

Trainline Stock Jumps in IPO Trading Debut for European Rail Booking App

Online Travel

CEO Interview: Trainline Aims to Steal Airline Share Down the Line

Rail travel still remains a stubbornly offline mode of transport when it comes to booking a ticket. Companies like Trainline are trying to change this by making it easier to search and buy tickets across Europe.

CEO Interview: Trainline Aims to Steal Airline Share Down the Line

Online Travel

Europe Is an Excellent Testbed for the Future of Travel, Say Investors and Entrepreneurs

Defying conventional wisdom in the U.S., leading venture capitalist and the founders of two venture-backed companies -- Trainline and GetYourGuide -- believe that Europe is an excellent testbed for creating travel companies that can scale globally. They make their case well.

Europe Is an Excellent Testbed for the Future of Travel, Say Investors and Entrepreneurs