SilverRail partners with Rail Online to improve the way rail travel is planned and booked
Written by Frederic Kalinke
SilverRail, a global leader in travel technology, is proud to announce its partnership with Rail Online, a new online travel agency specialising in the sale of rail tickets.
2022 is set to be a busy and exciting year for Rail Online. The company recently launched its booking platform in the UK and Australia with more carrier rollouts planned for Continental Europe and North America in the coming months. Customers across the globe can now book UK point-to-point rail tickets with multiple currency options at www.rail.online.
Cameron Jones, Chief Strategy Officer at SilverRail said, “We’ve been impressed with the founding team that Rail Online has brought to the table. Our companies share a genuine passion for the sector and we look forward to working with them as they grow.”
James Dunne, co-founder and CEO at Rail Online is grateful to have the support of an industry leader like SilverRail who provide a simple and cost-effective rail booking, ticketing, and after-sales solution.
“We want to make it as easy and affordable as possible for people to compare, plan and book their next rail adventure. SilverRail has helped us create a platform that offers a seamless booking experience with competitive prices and the ability to self-manage any changes or refunds. With the rapid advancement of digital ticketing in the rail sector, it’s time for a new player and we’re it,” said James.
James and co-founders, Lachlan McCallum and Kew Muthalif are no strangers to the travel industry having all previously worked on the executive team of Rail Europe Australasia. The team are driven to promote rail travel as an elegant and environmentally sustainable way to commute and see the world.
Juliette Thorpe, Senior Commercial Director at SilverRail, said Rail Online’s knowledgeable team and intuitive platform could make them a popular choice with both B2B and B2C clients.
“It’s been great to work with a company that is so committed to increasing the uptake of rail travel. They’ve got ambitious plans for 2022 with new products in development that aim to make booking rail travel a breeze for travel agencies and consumers,” said Juliette.
SilverRail and Rail Online look forward to an ongoing partnership that will help more people travel in a scenic and sustainable way.
To book, visit www.rail.online
Marketing Director at SilverRail
CEO at Rail Online
Cameron Jones, Juliette Thorpe and James Dunne are available for interviews on request.
About SilverRail Technologies
SilverRail delivers digital infrastructure for the global rail industry that makes online bookings easy for rail operators, travel agencies and travellers. Its product suite spans the full customer experience including journey planning, distribution, fulfilment, customer service and data insight.
SilverRail Fast Facts:
- Handles more than 1 billion online rail searches each year.
- Distributes tickets for more than 35 providers and carriers.
- Processes more than 30 million bookings each year.
- Serves more than 1,500 corporate customers worldwide.
- Founded in 2009 and has offices in London, Boston, Stockholm and Brisbane.
About Rail Online
Rail Online is a new online travel agency that helps travellers compare, plan, book, and travel by rail. The website has launched in the UK and Australia offering UK point-to-point tickets and Eurail passes. In 2022, the company will expand its offering across Continental Europe and North America.
The founding team of Rail Online has over 30 years of travel industry experience and includes:
James Dunne – Chief Executive Officer
Kew Muthalif – Chief Technology Officer
Lachlan McCallum – Chief Financial Officer
With a focus on brilliant technology and customer experience, Rail Online’s mission is to become the world’s most valued and frequently used travel app for rail and public transport.