Trainline is an online train ticket retailer. The company offers various consumer products and tools that enable users to save on train tickets. It also offers various business products and services, including websites, call center services and on-site ticketing solutions for day-to-day business travel use and season tickets, online and offline rail booking, and fulfillment solutions, as well as rail content and systems integration for third-party online booking tools and systems.

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Parent CompanyKKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts)
HQLondon, GB
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Trainline was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in London, GB

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Key People/Management at Trainline

Kjersti Wiklund

Kjersti Wiklund

Independent Non-Executive Director
Jody Ford

Jody Ford

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Shaun McCabe

Shaun McCabe

Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer
Mark Holt

Mark Holt

Chief Technology Officer
Duncan Tatton-Brown

Duncan Tatton-Brown

Independent Non-Executive Director
Jennifer Duvalier

Jennifer Duvalier

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
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Trainline Office Locations

Trainline has offices in London and Edinburgh
London, GB (HQ)
3rd floor, 120 Holborn
Edinburgh, GB
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Trainline Financials and Metrics

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Trainline is a subsidiary of KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts)

Trainline Revenue

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Trainline's revenue was reported to be £166.76 m in FY, 2018
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Trainline Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Captain TrainMarch 14, 2016$189 m

Trainline Revenue Breakdown

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Trainline revenue breakdown by business segment: 87.9% from Rail and 12.1% from Other

Trainline Cybersecurity Score

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Trainline Online and Social Media Presence

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Trainline News and Updates

Trainline ticket sales rebound 269 per cent after May’s £100m loss

Trainline has posted a staggering 269 per cent UK ticket sales increase in its first quarter, which raked in £237m The post Trainline ticket sales rebound 269 per cent after May’s £100m loss appeared first on CityAM.

London Markets: George Soros and Citadel among the winners as Trainline shares plunge

Shares of ticket seller Trainline fell as much as 33% on Thursday, after the U.K. outlined a railroad infrastructure plan that would include operating a rival ticketing app.

Ticket Broker Trainline Sinks on Overhaul of U.K. Rail System

Ticket Broker Trainline Sinks on Overhaul of U.K. Rail System

Europe Markets: European stocks bounce higher as inflation fears still linger; Trainline shares dive

European stocks recovered some of the previous day's losses in early action on Thursday, with the overhang of inflation still in the air.

Trainline posts £100m loss as sales drop through the floor

Trainline has reported a huge £100m loss for the year as lockdown restrictions sent sales plummeting. The company reported an The post Trainline posts £100m loss as sales drop through the floor appeared first on CityAM.

Trainline revenues shrink by 75% as refunds and reduced traffic impact figures

A UK travel service has today announced that its revenue shrank by nearly 75 per cent over the last year. Trainline, an online ticketing service, reported that its group revenues for its 2021 financial year dropped to £67m, a 74 per cent fall from the previous year’s £261m. It also recorded a… Read…
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Trainline Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Trainline founded?

    Trainline was founded in 1997.

  • Who are Trainline key executives?

    Trainline's key executives are Kjersti Wiklund, Jody Ford and Shaun McCabe.

  • How many employees does Trainline have?

    Trainline has 693 employees.

  • What is Trainline revenue?

    Latest Trainline annual revenue is £166.8 m.

  • What is Trainline revenue per employee?

    Latest Trainline revenue per employee is £240.6 k.

  • Who are Trainline competitors?

    Competitors of Trainline include Ozon Holdings, Airtrade and BCD Group.

  • Where is Trainline headquarters?

    Trainline headquarters is located at 3rd floor, 120 Holborn, London.

  • Where are Trainline offices?

    Trainline has offices in London and Edinburgh.

  • How many offices does Trainline have?

    Trainline has 2 offices.