• suscribete a nuestra newsletter

    > blog


    Stay up to date on the latest rail and travel related news with our Amadeus Rail Newsletter.

    Subscribe Now

  • Rail Industry news and insight from Amadeus

    > blog


    Three railway segments have evolved with a focus on new business, competition and demands from the traveller, each of them, with a different goal. 

    Read More

Amadeus Rail Blog

From Hub-to-Hub to Door-to-Door travel and Total Trip Management

Posted by Katrin Heintschel on September 23, 2015

Multimodal travel search has arrived and is set to shake up the travel industry: one-stop shopping for all transport modes. Its demand is increasing, but how can the door-to-door travel utopia become a reality? 

Read More

Buses, Trains and Automobiles

Posted by Marjorie Mariscal on June 19, 2015

At Amadeus we strive to make booking rail easy because we believe it is a sustainable transport fitting into the door-to-door options for travellers. Rail faces new competitors such as car-sharing platforms and deregulation allows coach companies to compete, especially in Europe.

Read More

Mobility 4.0 the new competitive landscape

Posted by Eve-Marie Morgo on May 22, 2015

Last May, Amadeus Rail sponsored the Deutsche Bahn Mobility Symposium in Frankfurt. The conference focus was on the challenges and opportunities that Mobility 4.0 offer and how the Internet of Things (IoT) can power multimodality. 

Read More

Improving Rail ticketing system by Andrew Sharp

Posted by Andrew Sharp on February 10, 2015

At my local station, there are three different touchscreen ticket machines. Mr Murphy will tell you that, under these circumstances, at least one will be out of order – rejecting credit cards or coins when you’ve completed your purchase, failing to work because the touch-screen technology is sensitive to the cold weather. Is there a need to improve when it comes to rail ticketing software? 

Read More

European Rail Travel: European Passenger Federation Summit

Posted by Philip Martin on December 18, 2014

I was recently a keynote speaker at the inaugural European Passenger Federation summit in Brussels, I must admit that I was looking forward to the event due to the fact it had a focus on the rail traveler. Keep on reading to discover the event insights,

Read More

A European multimodal travel network, vision or reality?

Posted by Thomas Drexler on October 27, 2014

A year ago, we embarked on a journey towards a door-to-door travel space: the Amadeus-led consortium All Ways Travelling’(AWT). A European Commission (EC) initiative to promote a European multimodal travel information system, that includes not only a rail reservation system but all transport modes

Read More

The impact of rail liberalisation, integration and multimodality

Posted by Nicola Reed on December 20, 2013

2020 seemed far away back in 2013 when we launched our ‘Rail Journey to 2020’ whitepaper, identifying the major trends that were about to define the future of European passenger rail over the coming years. But now, 5 years later, the 2020 horizon seems closer, what has changed in the market so far and which are the priorities nowadays for railways when it comes to preparing for competition. 

Read More

Travel disruption continued: tying the pieces together

Posted by Philip Martin on September 25, 2013


Travel disruption will be an issue for the travel industry, that affect all stakeholders including the traveller. Back in 2013, we took a look at how to put passenger first when disruption happens and we would like to recall one of the replies we received from Andrew Sharp, Policy Adviser at the International Air Rail Organisation (IARO) and see what has evolved. 

Read More

Rail Travel Disruption and Door-to-Door Travel

Posted by Philip Martin on September 06, 2013

Back in June 2013, the French air traffic controllers decided to intervene and I did experience what real disruption means.  So where does rail fit under travel disruption and what is the importance of communication when it happens? 

Read More

Securing a multimodal travel future for Europe

Posted by Nicola Reed on September 03, 2013

In last Friday’s blog post, Jean-Marc Garzulino explained some of the current frustrations faced by travellers with cross-border trips across Europe and outlined a future, hassle-free scenario of a seamless multimodal travel experience. In today’s post, Jean-Marc takes a look at some of the challenges that the European travel industry must address in order for multimodality to prevail.

Read More


Select by type


Whitepaper changing tracks


Five make-or-break factors to unlock rail travel in Asia Pacific


subscribe to our newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter