World rail market - May 2018
Europe: Sqills is providing its S3 Passenger sales, distribution and reservation suite for Eurostar. Director Bart van Munster said this would offer ‘interesting’ new interfaces with ticketing and reservation systems from the UK’s Association of Train Operating Companies, air global distribution systems and SNCF’s PAO API. Wavestone is providing project management and business consultancy support.
Germany: DB has extended its long-term distribution agreement with Amadeus, which will continue the distribution of DB products through its Amadeus Rail Web Services and Amadeus Cytric Travel & Expense networks.
UK: Transport for London has awarded Paragon ID a £2·2m contract to continue to manufacture Oyster smart cards.