SNCF, Europe’s leading high-speed rail operator, chooses S3 Passenger as new reservation system

ENSCHEDE, Netherlands, May 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – SNCF Voyageurs, one of the largest high-speed intercity rail operators in the world, has chosen S3 Passenger to replace the current SNCF reservation system. S3 Passenger is the world’s leading inventory, sales and distribution system used by 35 rail and bus operators around the world.

Frédérique Pasquier, director of programs at SNCF, said: “The selection of S3 Passenger to replace our existing “ Résarail ” reservation system is an important step to rationalize our commercial offer and develop our market share, as high-speed rail transport is gaining ground as the most popular mode of transport. more sustainable.

“S3 Passenger will be a major asset in improving our ability to adapt to changes in the market in a context of gradual opening up to competition.

“With S3 Passenger used by the SNCF OUIGO, Thalys / IZY and Eurostar subsidiaries, SNCF has already benefited from enhanced commercial capacities, improved time-to-market and system robustness. By the end of 2023, SNCF will use S3 Passenger for TGV / inOUI, Intercités, Lyria, Alleo (TGV / ICE France – Germany) and SVI (TGV France Italy). “

Wouter Cassee, Board member and co-founder of Sqills added: “We are extremely proud that S3 Passenger covers more than 95% of SNCF’s ready-to-use needs. It underlines our position as the world’s leading reservation platform for public transport operators..

“By 2023, all SNCF brands will use S3 Passenger as an inventory, reservation and ticketing platform. our customers will also benefit from ongoing research and development and product improvements to ensure S3 Passenger remains top of the line for the duration of our contract. “

Wouter Cassee keep on going “The increased demand for rail journeys due to a growing environmental commitment means that operators need a business and technical standard to benefit from a short time to market and an agile approach based on configuration rather than personalization, drawing on the commercial expertise of Sqills and all the customers of the S3 Passenger community. In 2021, Sqills has already signed contracts with 3 new public transport customers, including Swedish Rail (SJ). By 2025, S3 Passenger is expected to handle more than 500 million passenger segments per year.

“As a global leader in inventory, ticketing and reservation solutions, Sqills is uniquely positioned to help operators achieve their goals.

SOURCE Sqills International

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