German railway and Rhine-Main Transport Association to break new ground in ticket sales.(Deutsche Bahn)

First sale of long-distance tickets via the app a transport association • Tickets of the Rhine-Main Transport Association (RMV) is now available integrated • 20 transport associations in the DB Navigator
(Berlin / Frankfurt, June 12, 2018) The German Railways (DB) and the Rhein-Main Transport Association (RMV) cooperate in the sale of tickets in an entirely new form: the first time long-distance tickets on the RMV app and in a transport association are available , At the same ticket RMV are available in the app DB Navigator. Through the cooperation the users to have access via their respective app comfortable in both worlds offer. So DB and RMV can each offer the full range of ICE on the regional express to tram and bus.
Berthold Huber, CEO for Passenger Transport, said:

“We want to offer our joint customers maximum comfort in buying tickets and make access to public transport as simple as possible. “With the expanded city ticket for travel to customers the German railway has recently presented a milestone for nationwide networked mobility solutions. Now we go together with the RMV the next step. ” 

Prof. Knut Ringat, CEO and Chairman of the RMV,said:

“With the integration of DB-distance transport tickets in the RMV app we are nationwide pioneer. “RMV and German railway up with this cooperation even more closely together and exploit the opportunities of digitization. This is the first step towards a provider-offer-reaching as it has inside the networking initiative Mobility goal. So we can offer our passengers mobility of a piece. “
The sale of long-distance transport tickets on the RMV app is a pilot project that will be further developed based on customer feedback, step by step and adding features. After six months, the partners intend to evaluate the success of the first time and decide how the offer can be permanently continued.The DB Navigator is one of the most popular mobility apps in Germany. Monthly about 82 million visits to the travel information are listed in the app. RMV tickets from 20 transport associations in the DB Navigator are already booked. 2017 a total of around 1.3 million tickets via the composite DB Navigator were sold.

Berthold Huber added:

“By integrating more and more alliances we develop the DB Navigator steadily to a master key for the entire local and long distance continue,.” 

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