SilverRail’s growth in UK rail market leads to new role
SilverRail, the technology company powering global rail with its next generation retailing and distribution platform, has announced the appointment of David Pitt as Head of UK. In this new role, David will be responsible for SilverRail’s growing number of opportunities with the UK Train Operating Companies.
Cameron Jones, Chief Commerical Officer at SilverRail, said “We are thrilled to welcome David to the team. Having contracted for the last 13 years for many large-scale businesses, it is great that David has found his niche at SilverRail and wants to join us for the long run. SilverRail is at the forefront of the changes taking place in the UK rail industry highlighted by recent deals with National Express, Expedia, Stagecoach and Govia, and we look forward to David playing a key role in driving the company as we continue to grow.”
David has been working with SilverRail for two years as an interim Programme Director having previously worked on Business and IT programmes for the likes of EON UK, BT plc and more recently for National Express Group and Virgin Trains.
David said “Working with SilverRail has been a fantastic experience and it’s a privilege to head up their UK activity. SilverRail is an exceptionally successful company across Europe and North America and I fully intend to build on that success in the UK. Through my contracting experience, I know that SilverRail are leading the way in the UK rail revolution and that there are endless ways in which we can help to improve the customer’s experience. It’s a challenge that I look forward to working with many industry colleagues on.”
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About SilverRail Technologies (www.silverrailtech.com)
SilverRail is powering global rail with its next generation retailing and distribution platform.
SilverRail’s proprietary technology offers a cohesive digital infrastructure for rail. Our product suite spans the full customer experience: journey planning, inventory management, scheduling, pricing, booking, payment, ticketing, reporting and administration.
SilverCore is the world’s first unified platform for global rail distribution, it connects carriers and suppliers to both online and offline travel distributors.
- SilverRail handles more than 1 billion online rail searches each year.
- SilverRail distributes tickets for more than 35 providers and carriers
- SilverRail processes more than 25 million bookings each year.
- SilverRail serves more than 1,500 corporate customers worldwide.
SilverRail was founded in 2009 by Aaron Gowell and Will Phillipson, is headquartered in London, but also has offices in Boston, Stockholm and Brisbane.