SilverRail Technologies


Startup pitch - Save a Train brings price drop alerts to rail
Startup pitch - Save a Train brings price drop alerts to rail
By Martin Cowen | December 12, 2017
One of the many interesting deals which took place this year was Expedia Inc's purchase of SilverRail, if only because it brought rail tech out of the shadows and into the OTA mainstream. SilverRai Read More
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Loco2 sold to Voyages SNCF
Loco2 sold to Voyages SNCF
By Martin Cowen | July 5, 2017
Voyages SNCF has bought UK-based pan-European rail booking service Loco2 for an undisclosed sum. Loco2 will continue to operate as a standalone brand with its co-founders, Kate and Jamie Andrews, s Read More
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Rome2rio ramps up direct booking options
Rome2rio ramps up direct booking options
By Martin Cowen | May 15, 2017
Multi-modal search engine Rome2rio is now taking bookings for National Express and Renfe directly on its site, with more integrations on the way, including operators from Asia. It has had UK rail b Read More
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Loco2 launches app and adverts
Loco2 launches app and adverts
By Martin Cowen | April 26, 2016
European rail booking specialist Loco2 has followed up its recent redesign with its first ever above-the-line advertising campaign, while also introducing an iOS app. Adverts will appear on the L Read More
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Trainline acquires Captain Train, and other European rail startups react
Trainline acquires Captain Train, and other European rail startups react
By Sean O'Neill | March 14, 2016
Captain Train, a Parisian operator of an online portal that sells inter-city European rail tickets, has been acquired by Trainline, Britain's largest digital rail-booking operator for UK train trips. Read More
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SilverRail nabs most of Linkon, the Swedish train booker
SilverRail nabs most of Linkon, the Swedish train booker
By Sean O'Neil | January 12, 2015
SilverRail Technologies, a business-to-business platform for train ticketing, has acquired 75% of Linkon (pronounced "link on"), which powers the online retailing of Swedish trains. The 110-employe Read More
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SilverRail raises $40 million -- CEO interview [UPDATED]
SilverRail raises $40 million -- CEO interview [UPDATED]
By Sean O'Neil | April 14, 2014
SilverRail Technologies, a business-to-business platform for train ticketing, has raised $40 million in a new venture capital round meant to fast-track its growth. The Series C round is being led b Read More
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Target-setting - who might be on the Amadeus acquisition list?
Target-setting - who might be on the Amadeus acquisition list?
By Sean O'Neil | February 27, 2014
Amadeus is in a shopping mood. After the travel company bought Newmarket, a US hotel IT specialist, for $500 million, it has continued to keep an acquisition list. Chief financial officer Ana de Pr Read More
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SilverRail to sell Deutsche Bahn rail globally
SilverRail to sell Deutsche Bahn rail globally
By Sean O'Neil | July 23, 2013
In a coup for the company, SilverRail will distribute Deutsche Bahn tickets for national and international itineraries, initially through GetThere, Sabre's T&E tool. Read More
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Amadeus leads EC effort to integrate European rail data
Amadeus leads EC effort to integrate European rail data
By Sean O'Neil | July 9, 2013
An Amadeus-led consortium will create a proof-of-concept booking tool for multi-modal, pan-European transport -- in a project approved by the European Commission. Read More
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SilverRail's strategy for European rail ticketing
SilverRail's strategy for European rail ticketing
By Sean O'Neil | May 8, 2013
Cross-border ticketing has elusive for travel companies, but US-based SilverRail is establishing industry standards for online B2B rail distribution globally -- just like GDSs did in the air ticketing... Read More
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GetThere majorly expands its booking content for corporate travel
GetThere majorly expands its booking content for corporate travel
By Sean O'Neil | May 2, 2013
The giant of corporate tools, which books $9 billion in travel a year, is supplementing its GDS content with additional regional suppliers via more user-friendly reservation tools. Read More
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Rail ties established between SilverRail and Orbitz for Business
By Dennis Schaal | March 15, 2011
Orbitz for Business clients can now book Amtrak service in the U.S. through a partnership with rail distributor SilverRail. Read More
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Quno rail search and booking site launches in Beta
Quno rail search and booking site launches in Beta
By Kevin May | July 27, 2010
New rail travel technology provider SilverRail has not only come out of stealth mode today but is also throwing its consumer-facing train booking site open for testing. Read More
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TLabs Showcase - SilverRail
TLabs Showcase - SilverRail
By Kevin May | July 27, 2010
TLabs Showcase focus on startups featuring UK-based rail booking technology provider SilverRail. Read More
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