Trainline’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

The Train Line is an online seller of train tickets for British train services. Read more

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The Train Line is an online seller of train tickets for British train services. Read more

Clare Gilmartin's photo - CEO of Trainline

CEO

Clare Gilmartin

CEO Approval Rating

82/100

Founded:

1997

Status:

PublicSubsidiary of KKR & Co. L.P.London Stock ExchangeTRN.L

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National Rail Enquiries is Trainline's top competitor. National Rail Enquiries is headquartered in London, England, and was founded in 1999. National Rail Enquiries is in the Travel Agency field. National Rail Enquiries generates 1.94% the revenue of Trainline.

Raileasy is seen as one of Trainline's top competitors. Raileasy's headquarters is in London, England, and was founded in 1995. Raileasy competes in the Travel Agency industry. Raileasy generates 23% of Trainline's revenue.

Mytrainticket.co.uk has been one of Trainline's top competitors. Mytrainticket.co.uk was founded in 2010, and its headquarters is in Edinburgh, Scotland. Mytrainticket.co.uk competes in the Travel Agency field. Mytrainticket.co.uk has 594 fewer employees than Trainline.

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Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$335M

Trainline's revenue is the ranked 1st among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 63.6M. Over the last two quarters, Trainline's revenue has decreased by 0%. Specifically, in Q1 2020's revenue was $335M; in Q4 2019, it was $335M.

Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Captain Train

Mar 2016

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$178M
Captain Train is an online platform that allows users to buy train tickets.

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Jul 2007

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$25.5M
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These are all the companies that Trainline has acquired. Trainline has acquired 2 companies and its latest acquisition was Captain Train in Mar 2016. Captain Train is an online platform that allows users to buy train tickets.

Trainline Funding History

$298.7M$438.3M

Since Trainline was founded in 1997, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total Trainline has raised $438.3M. Trainline's last funding round was on Jun 2019 for a total of $139.7M

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

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IPO
Jun 2019
$139.7M

Debt
Sep 2013
$298.7M
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Since Trainline was founded in 1997, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total Trainline has raised $438.3M. Trainline's last funding round was on Jun 2019 for a total of $139.7M

Investments

No recent investments found related to Trainline

These are all the companies that Trainline has invested in. Trainline has invested 2 companies and its latest investment was Captain Train in Mar 2016. Captain Train is an online platform that allows users to buy train tickets.

Trainline News

November 5, 2020News Break

Trainline warns of credit facility covenant breach | News Break

Trainline PLC said on Thursday that there is a risk of covenant breach relating to its 350.0 million ... See more »
October 20, 2020Travolution

Trainline.com boss Clare Gilmartin announces plans to step down

Chief executive will leave next year but remain involved as a senior advisor... See more »
October 20, 2020Sharecast

Trainline CEO Gilmartin to step down CEO

Shares in rail and coach booking platform Trainline fell more than 12% on Tuesday morning after the g... See more »
October 20, 2020MarketScreener

says CEO Gilmartin to step down, names COO as successor

(marketscreener.com) Trainline Chief Executive Clare Gilmartin will be stepping down from the role in... See more »
October 20, 2020The Guardian

Trainline boss departs two months after cashing in 3m in shares

Clare Gilmartin leaving to 'spend more time' with her family, amid travel slump during pandemicThe bo... See more »
October 20, 2020Travel Weekly

Trainline boss stepping down 'to spend more time with family'

Chief operating officer steppingup... See more »
September 21, 2020FE Investegate

Directorate Change

3:00 PM: (TRN) Directorate Change... See more »

Trainline Blogs

July 4, 2017Trainline Blog

Things to do in Germany: Three cities in three nights

Berlin, Munich, Cologne Whereas most countries have one or two cities that are a must visit, Germany ... See more »
June 26, 2017Trainline Blog

6 Harry Potter attractions to visit this summer

Another Friday Forty. Another botched attempt at trying to get those illusive tickets to Harry Potter... See more »
June 15, 2017Trainline Blog

Best European sales cities

The best designer shopping in Europe (for summer sales!) Think you've got to stay in the UK to make t... See more »
June 14, 2017Trainline Blog

Getting to Glastonbury Festival 2017

Glasto 2017 Glastonbury fields an impressive line-up of world-class acts. Friday night kicks off with... See more »
June 14, 2017Trainline Blog

Getting to Royal Ascot 2017 by train

Top hats, fine dining, champagne (oh, and some horse racing!). There are lots of reasons to experienc... See more »
June 12, 2017Trainline Blog

7 reasons why our mobile app is for you trainline mobile app

Whether you travel by train to work, make frequent trips home from uni by rail or enjoy regularly hop... See more »
June 6, 2017Trainline Blog

How to get to the UK's top day festivals

We've only got today Love music but hate spending several days cooped up in a tent and smelling a ta... See more »

Trainline Press Releases

January 21, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

KKR Acquires Trainline

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced the acquisition of Tr... See more »

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PO Box 23972

Edinburgh, ScotlandEH3 5DA

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Overview

The Train Line is an online seller of train tickets for British train services. Trainline was founded in 1997. Trainline's headquarters is located in Edinburgh, Scotland, GB EH3 5DA. It has raised 438.3M in 2 rounds. The latest round was in Jun 2019. ...

CEO

Trainline's CEO, Clare Gilmartin, currently has an approval rating of 82%. Trainline's primary competitors are National Rail Enquiries, Raileasy & Mytrainticket.co.uk.

Website

thetrainline.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Trainline

  1. When was Trainline founded?

    Trainline was founded in 1997
  2. Who is Trainline's CEO?

    Trainline's CEO is Clare Gilmartin
  3. How much revenue does Trainline generate?

    Trainline generates $335M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Trainline have?

    Trainline has historically raised $438.3M in funding
  1. Where is Trainline's headquarters?

    Trainline's headquarters is in Edinburgh Scotland, GB
  2. How many employees does Trainline have?

    Trainline has 630 employees
  3. What sector does Trainline operate in?

    Trainline is in Internet Software
  4. Who are Trainline's competitors?

    Trainline's top competitors are National Rail Enquiries, Raileasy, Mytrainticket.co.uk