Trainline is an online 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 fulfilment solutions, as well as rail content and systems integration for third party online booking tools and systems.

London, GB
Trainline was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People/Management at Trainline

Clare Gilmartin

Clare Gilmartin

Shaun McCabe

Shaun McCabe

Mark Holt

Mark Holt

Mark Brooker

Mark Brooker

Jean-Daniel Guyot

Jean-Daniel Guyot


Trainline Office Locations

Trainline has offices in London and Paris
London, GB (HQ)
50 Farringdon Rd

Trainline Financials and Metrics

Trainline Summary

Founding Date

Trainline is a subsidiary of KKR & Co. (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.)

Trainline Financials

Trainline's revenue was reported to be £134.6 m in FY, 2016 which is a 14% increase from the previous period.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


106 m107.4 m117.6 m134.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

38.9 m36.4 m37.6 m45.8 m

Gross profit

67.1 m71.1 m80 m88.7 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


43.9 m77.9 m44.4 m

Accounts Receivable

11.9 m13.3 m27.4 m

Current Assets

135 m199.6 m197.6 m


15.5 m6.1 m5.5 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Income Taxes Paid

911 k(1.2 m)435 k
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Trainline Operating Metrics

FY, 2016Aug, 2017



Daily Journeys

100 k125 k

Enterprise Customers


Monthly Web Visits

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Trainline Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Captain TrainMarch 14, 2016$189 m

Trainline Revenue Breakdown

Trainline's Web-traffic and Trends

Trainline Online and Social Media Presence

Trainline News and Updates

Top European CVC exec jumps ship to KKR

One of CVC Capital’s top European execs has quit the private equity behemoth to join rival KKR. Inaki Cobo Bachiller, a senior managing director in CVC’s Spanish office, is to leave the firm after 19 years of service. A member of CVC’s healthcare team, Cobo Bachiller joined in 1998 from Santan…

Acquisition of Rail-Booking Site Loco2 Shows Sector’s Potential

Europe may be criss-crossed by thousands of miles of rail track, but it has taken a long time to link each of the different countries. Train travelers who want to go between countries have not benefited from the single market approach that liberalized the aviation industry, and it has been left to s…

Trainline Company Life and Culture

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