Trainline has signed a partnership with Austrian Railways, ÖBB. The deal means that Trainline now provides its customers with full coverage of Austrian rail and coach, making it the only independent digital platform to connect all the country’s carriers.
Trainline has announced its entrance into Asia through a partnership with JTB, one of the few Japan Rail appointed global wholesalers. The partnership means that Trainline leisure customers now have full access to the Japan Rail pass, which enables travel on trains across the whole of Japan through one, simple ticket and at a fixed price.
Trainline has launched a voice app built for the Google Assistant. The app allows rail travellers to talk to Trainline by asking everyday travel questions about their journey, with real-time updates on details that matter most, like timetables and delays.
Trainline has launched the UK’s first ever train ticket price predictor. Available in the Trainline app from today, Price Prediction allows train travellers to look into the future and see when advance ticket prices are set to increase over time.
Trainline is offering its customers in Italy Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient. The independent rail retailer and train travel app is the first platform in Italy to allow this payment method for train travellers.
Trainline has announced that Mark Brooker has been appointed chief operating officer, with responsibility for marketing, product and Trainline International. In this newly created role, he will report directly to chief executive Clare Gilmartin.