Rail Europe appoints a new president and CEO

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Published on 04/11/22 - Updated on 04/11/22

Rail Europe Björn Bender

The French company aims at delivering rail ticket across Europe. An alternative to carbonate transports that is largely elected facing climate change. To face its activity development the company named Björn Bender who did all his career in mobility.

Rail Europe helps 2.5 million travellers to visit Europe by train. It partners with SNCF, SBB, Eurostar, Thalys, Trenitalia, Italo, DB, Renfe, ÖBB, SNCB, NS, OUIGO Spain and National Rail, and rail passes including the Swiss Travel Pass and Eurail Passes.

Björn Bender declares: “I am very excited to be joining Rail Europe’s teams. I’ll be making it my personal mission to make European trains more accessible, while facilitating European train digital distribution. The mobility transition and the so-called ‘revenge’ travel period that we are witnessing today holds many opportunities for Rail Europe as a well-known brand with a 90-year history. As people become increasingly aware of climate change, Rail Europe’s positioning will secure the company’s future as a major player with strong, long-term partners. I’m also happy to announce that we will now be offering our B2B solutions to travel agencies, tour operators and Online Travel Agencies all over Europe. “

Björn Bender started his career at South African Airways and quickly moved to train working 11 years at the Deutsche Bahn and 3 years at SBB.

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