Silverrail News

SilverRail urges UK train passengers to move online

SilverRail urges UK train passengers to move online

SilverRail has revealed behavioural trends of UK travellers when purchasing rail tickets and highlights a number of opportunities for the industry. Data included in the company’s first Market Insight Report indicates that only 20 per cent of all UK rail tickets purchased in 2015 were through online channels, despite growth in online sales over the past seven years.

SilverRail appoints new head of UK operations

SilverRail appoints new head of UK operations

SilverRail has announced the appointment of David Pitt as head of UK operations. In this new role, Pitt 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 signs Wanderu deal to bring Canadian rail to consumers

SilverRail signs Wanderu deal to bring Canadian rail to consumers

SilverRail has signed a new partnership with Wanderu, enabling its customers to book trips to 340+ destinations throughout Canada with VIA Rail. Wanderu is a ground travel meta-search website and mobile app that allows users to find and book the best deals on bus and train travel throughout North America. This partnership with SilverRail enables Wanderu to extend its service across Canada to now include rail bookings.

SilverRail Technologies signs partnership with Expedia

SilverRail Technologies signs partnership with Expedia

SilverRail Technologies and the Expedia group have signed a strategic technology partnership to power Expedia’s global expansion in the rail business. Rail is an increasingly popular mode of regional transport throughout Europe and Asia. According to Phocuswright, rail is now the fastest growing sector in travel, with over €30 billion in rail tickets sold in Europe alone.