International Rail Ltd announces partnership with the Association of Train Operating Companies

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International Rail Ltd, the leading global rail specialist, is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC), providing pre- and post-sales support and fulfilment services to My InterRail, ATOC’s new online retailer of InterRail Passes. International Rail Ltd won the 3 year contract after a competitive tender process.

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My InterRail, which launched in June, offers consumers a dedicated and secure service for the purchase of InterRail Passes, which remain the best and most cost effective way to discover Europe by train. Consumers can choose between the Global Pass which allows flexible train travel in 30 countries or the One Country Pass to explore a particular country in depth.

 

My InterRail has ambitions to develop into a major player for the sale of InterRail passes. The website (www.myinterrail.co.uk) offers extensive information, expert support, ticket protection plan and secure shipping and it is for this reason ATOC decided to work with global rail specialist, International Rail Ltd. With over twenty years of experience within the rail industry International Rail uniquely offer not only the systems required to provide these services but also the expertise into how this complex industry fits together.

 

Nick Bamford, Third Party Development & Strategy Manager for ATOC comments “International Rail was the stand-out bidder and we are delighted to appoint them to serve My InterRail’s customers. They have an excellent support and fulfilment structure in place as well as extensive knowledge of the InterRail pass product and European rail travel in general. My InterRail aims to be a market leader and the partnership with International Rail and the expertise they offer is a big part of this.”

 

Rod Maton, chairman of International Rail said: “We are thrilled to be working with ATOC on this exciting new venture. InterRailing continues to be of huge interest for consumers and we are proud to be recognised by ATOC for our expertise, knowledge and the industry leading technology and systems we have in place which will allow consumers to enjoy a seamless experience when looking for, making educated decisions and purchasing these rail passes.”

 

www.myinterrail.co.uk went live on 19th June 2013.

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