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Rail Europe App from Rail Europe Inc Now Available on the App Store

~First-Ever Mobile Rail Booking Tool allows the Traveler to become the Conductor ~

White Plains, N.Y., May 3, 2011 – Rail Europe Inc., the North American leader in European rail travel, unveils the Rail Europe App for iPhone and iPod touch now available on the App Store. A digital itinerary, rail guide and alert system rolled into one, the app allows travelers to choose the route, reserve a seat, and book tickets directly from their iPhone and iPod touch. The Rail Europe App gives users a confident and seamless way to travel throughout Europe this summer.

Users now have the ability to:

  • Skip the lines and language barriers at train stations when using the App to make rail reservations;
  • Pack light with a digital itinerary as all rail travel information is organized automatically in an easy-to-read format and saved to your iPhone or iPod touch;
  • Be spontaneous and knowledgeable with the app’s suggested side-trips;
  • Receive special advisories relevant to your travel dates and destinations

The Rail Europe App is perfect for the inexperienced traveler and the seasoned traveler wishing to roam around Europe, giving users the ability to be their own tour guide. The app uses geo-location technology to provide side-trip suggestions available by rail, calculating the time and distance to reveal realistic rail journeys that add to the overall vacation experience.

Essential to the vacation planning process, both the app and mobile site capitalize on existing features within Rail Europe’s state-of-the art website including a user-friendly booking engine, interactive maps and much more.

The Rail Europe App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone or iPod touch.

Media Contact:

Samina Sabir
Public Relations Manager
Rail Europe Inc.
Phone: 914-989-3385

Lisa Vernal/Chelsey Lutz
Lou Hammond & Associates