Worldline, through its redspottedhanky.com brand, releases the UK’s first Alexa skill for train times and fares.

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Worldline, through its redspottedhanky.com brand, releases the UK’s first Alexa skill for train times and fares.

London, 2nd May 2017 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, today announces independent UK rail ticket retailer Redspottedhanky.com can now be accessed via Amazon Echo and Echo Dots using the Alexa Skill ‘redspottedhanky’. Worldline has developed the skill to help the life of UK train travellers in understanding the complexity of timetables and fares. The redspottedhanky skill will find your journey for the cheapest fare available.

 

Powered by Worldline’s UK rail e-commerce engine redspottedhanky.com is now available on Amazon Echo and Echo dots. This is a first for the UK rail industry where timetables and fares can be accessed just with your voice.

Redspottedhanky allows you to plan a train journey within Great Britain. It has the capability to save your favourite journey and allows you to choose from the cheapest or quickest service.

 

·         Alexa, ask RedSpottedHanky what is the cheapest ticket from Birmingham New Street to London Euston on Sunday after 9 in the morning?

·         Alexa, ask RedSpottedHanky when is the next train from Edinburgh to York?

·         Alexa, ask RedSpottedHanky to get trains between Derby and Bristol Temple Meads

 

James Bain, Worldline Mobility & etransactional Services Director, said: “We have developed the redspottedhanky Alexa skill to allow customers to ask a simple question and get a simple answer. Redspottedhanky can save customers on average 50% on rail tickets. By removing the confusion and frustration of personally navigating your way to the best deals, our aim is to make it easier and cheaper to travel by train.”

 

Launched on the Alexa Skill store redspottedhanky will continue to be enhanced with new and exciting features that will make train travel far easier and accessible to customers.

 

 

 


About Worldline

 

Worldline [Euronext: WLN] European leader in the payments and transactional services sector and an Atos company. Worldline delivers new-generation services, enabling its customers to offer smooth and innovative solutions to the end consumer. Key actor for B2B2C industries, with over 40 years of experience, Worldline supports and contributes to the success of all businesses and administrative services in a perpetually evolving market. Worldline offers a unique and flexible business model built around a global and growing portfolio, thus enabling end-to-end support. Worldline activities are organized around three axes: Merchant Services & Terminals, Mobility & e-Transactional Services, Financial Processing & Software Licensing including equensWorldline. Worldline employs more than 8,600 people worldwide, with estimated revenue of circa 1.5 billion euros on a yearly basis. Worldline is an Atos company.worldline.com

 

 


Worldline Press Contact:

 

3x1 Public Relations

Karen Halley / Jackie McColl

Email: khalley@3x1.com / jmccoll@3x1.com

0131 225 7700 / 0141 221 0707

 

 

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