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  • Coach & Bus Show at NEC, Birmingham on 4 & 5 October 2017. TransMach will be showcasing its recent development at Coach & Bus Show at NEC, Birmingham on 4 & 5 October 2017.
    (Mobile Apps and web based back-office along with portable and on-bus ticketing solutions.)

  • RATP places an order for real time API to get bus due times for "The Original Tour". The API will provide due times of the Original Tour bus at a particular stop. The move will help pasengers plan their journey.

  • Wexford Bus places an order for Android App. for drivers to validate online bookings. The move will also help the operator with auto GPS stage update so the driver doesn't have to select the boarding stop. The data can then be used for schedule adherence.

  • More with JJ Kavanagh & Sons. TransMach introduces commercial smartcard systems for passengers. The move will help reduce cash transactions on the coaches. The passengers can buy weekly tickets or add topup to the card and use it to buy tickets on the coach.

  • TransMach upgrades the web based back office for coach operators with the latest technology and user friendly features. The back office revamp includes graphical reports, advanced graphical interface dashboard and new reports.

  • New Geo Tracking module for "The Original Tour" to track their buses live and also view offline tracking. The move will help the operator better control the frequency and avoid too many buses at the same location.

  • TransMach launches "TM GeoTracker" Mobile App. for bus operators to track their buses, send and recieve messages from drivers and graphical reporting.

  • TransMach and Kingdom partnership gone one step further with additional councils setup and few more in the pipeline for 2017.

  • Kingdom Security rolls out Conwy and Ashford councils with CASIO kit. The fully integrated and end to end system will help save resources, ease of use for the office staff and higher efficiency.

  • Wexford Bus chooses TransMach for online ticket booking engine. TransMach will develop an intuitive online booking engine with admin panel for office staff to view, amend bookings, customers can pay online and get an e-ticket via email. The system will give them full control over the system and extra revenue.

  • Unobus rolls out CASIO kit on an important contract with Oxford University. The integrated solution will provide various reports for passenger count and time of travel. Live tracking means the students can see where the bus is and plan their journeys accordingly.

  • M Travel upgrades to Wayfarer 200 ITSO machines with web based back office and Satellite Tracking with two way driver messaging. The move has eliminated the need of any depot infrastructure and the operator can see the buses and audit data from anywhere using the web based back office.

  • Dublin Coach benefits from real-time control room on ticketing portal. The new development will help Dublin Coach monitor staff and bus activity in real time and make informed decisions about journeys.

  • Kingdom rolls out Brent council with CASIO kit. The fully integrated and end to end system will help save resources, ease of use for the office staff and higher efficiency.

  • Openloop New York (Part of RATP group) goes live with fully integrated ticketing solution. In December 2015, The New York based sightseeing operator chose TransMach to provide in all in one integrated solution for issuing smartcards as tickets by the street agents and validating the smartcards on the bus. In spite of very tight schedule, the system went live on time. The system gave them full control over the revenue collection and reconciliation along with APIs for third party booking agents.

  • Another booking engine gone live www.darbyogilltours.ie. TransMach integrated the online booking engine with day tour operator of Dublin.

  • Alpine Travel goes live with CASIO system for Sightseeing operation. North Wales based operator will be able to sell different type of tickets on and off board using the CASIO IT 9000 machines. The web based back office will provide live reports for revenue collection and facility to change prices instantly.

  • Metroline chooses TransMach’s ticketing solution for new Stansted airport service. TransMach will provide an integrated ticketing solution with web based back office and CASIO IT 9000 portable machines for issuing tickets. The system will give Metroline facilities to view transactions in live environment, run reports from anywhere and change ticket prices instantly.

  • JJ Kavanagh and Sons goes live with integrated CASIO ticketing system on main routes. The system includes integrated online booking engine which gives the operator extra stream of revenue and convenience to passengers of booking tickets at their convenience. The move has given JJ Kavanagh full control over revenue collection and reconciliation on and off bus.

  • The Original Tour rolls out CASIO kit on buses with bespoke driver’s application. After the successful roll out and running of the on street CASIO ticketing system, the Original Tour chose TransMach for the on bus ticket system. The on bus system feeds the information into the same back office which gives the customer access to data from one place. Also with the introduction of the CASIO machines on board, the drivers can now validate internet bookings which is very handy for the passengers and less load at busy on street points.

  • Avon Boating rolls out CASIO kit with web based back-office. Stratford-upon-Avon based boat hire and river cruise provider wanted to introduce electronic ticket machines. TransMach provided them with a tailor made solution with CASIO IT 9000 machines integrated with chip and pin machine to accept card payment.

  • Cityscape online booking engine www.cityscapetours.ie goes live along with integrated CASIO kit. TransMach provided the operator with an online booking engine for booking sightseeing tours and CASIO ticket system for validating web tickets on board and issuing cash tours.

  • Dublin Coach Mobile App goes live. Responding to customer requirement for a mobile app for their customers/passengers, we developed an intuitive mobile app for IOS and Android phone. The user can see the closest stops to their current location and once the departure and destination stops is selected, the app shows the estimated arrival time of the coach which means the customer can plan the journey.

  • Vale Travel upgrades to Wayfarer 200 ITSO machines with back office and satellite Tracking with two way driver messaging. The move will give the operator 10% extra BSOG which means the system will pay for itself. Also the operator has full control over the revenue collection and reconciliation.

  • The Original Tour selected TransMach CASIO ticketing solution. After long consultation, The Original Tour of London, one of the worlds largest sightseeing operator chose TransMach to provide on street ticketing solution with web based back office. The web based back office system will provide full control over price, discount level, points, cash collection and reconciliation and reporting. The on street operators will use CASIO IT 9000 machines to issue cash tours, scan web tickets with instant validation. The system is designed so that each location has different discount levels to maximize selling opportunities. The system is also integrated with third party agents via API developed by us. With this option, The Original Tour office staff can see the bookings made by the agents before the customer has travelled.

  • TransMach deployed CASIO ticketing at Strangford ferry service. After a comprehensive tendering process, TransMach won the contract to provide smartcard based ticketing system to Strangford Ferry. The passengers can register for smartcards and add journeys to the smartcards. This means less cash transactions and faster boarding with smartcards on the ferry.

  • Go Coach & Coach Services upgrades to Wayfarer 200 ITSO machines with back office and satellite Tracking with two way driver messaging. The move will give the operators 10% extra BSOG which means the system will pay for itself. Also the operator has full control over the revenue collection and reconciliation.

  • Dublin Coach online ticket booking engine www.dublincoach.ie goes live. TransMach developed a fully integrated ticket booking engine for Dublin Coach and all internet booked tickets will be scanned and validated on board using the CASIO IT-9000’s in-built barcode scanner. The system allows the drivers to view a list of pre-booked tickets for a specific journey and it also helps them manage passenger load.

  • Automatic GPS bus stop update at Dublin Coach. CASIO machines now update fare stages automatically using GPS co-ordinates. This means drivers don’t have to change stages on the machines manually and also prevent any manual mistakes. The CASIO IT-9000 has built-in GPS module and it works out the current stop itself using preconfigured stop GPS co-ordinates. The GPS data will be used to provide real time information to passengers on Mobile App and on web site in the future.

  • Dublin Coach goes live with CASIO ticketing system

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    Ticketing specialist, TransMach Systems has installed it’s CASIO all-in-one ticket system at Dublin Coach and provided full training on the web based back-office system and portable ticket machines.

    The machine enables drivers to validate return and E-Tickets tickets by scanning barcodes. The driver can also accept card payments and smart cards. All ticket machines are connected to the web server using 3G/Wi-Fi.

    The web based reporting software enables office staff to monitor and analyse journey performance, passenger loading and revenue information in real time. The administrator can perform fares changes instantly using the intuitive web based fares management tool.

    Director of Dublin Coach, John O'Sullivan said "I am pleased that I have picked TransMach Systems to provide a complete ticketing solution for our coach operation. The system is very easy to use and flexible. The system provides us with accurate revenue and passenger information which we couldn’t get earlier."

    Director of TransMach, Minesh Vandra said "I am delighted that we designed and implemented a bespoke ticketing system to meet Dublin Coach’s requirements and that they are happy with the system. We understand how our customers’ business works, what their priorities and challenges are, so we can smoothly create a solution which makes the most sense for them."

  • Transmach Systems has been appointed as a distribution partner by Parkeon, the leading ticketing technology company

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    November 19, 2012 - Parkeon, the leading ticketing technology company, has appointed Harrow-based TransMach Systems as its distribution partner serving independent bus operators.

    The agreement covers the whole of the UK and is designed to ensure that smaller operators receive dedicated support for the installation and operation of the company's sophisticated on-vehicle systems.

    Says Gavin Trimnell, Parkeon's Head of UK Sales: "TransMach is a very progressive company with significant experience in working with smaller fleets. This appointment will ensure that operators investing in Parkeon ticketing systems will receive expert support from installation through to configuration and beyond."

    TransMach offers an end-to-end service, from specifying and installing fare collection systems to providing a customer helpdesk.

    Comments Parthiv Parikh, a Director of TransMach: "Parkeon's range of Wayfarer equipment is known across the industry for its reliability, functionality and performance, and we are delighted to be working in partnership with what is widely regarded as the UK's leading provider of ticketing technology to the bus sector."

  • Casio Appoints TransMach Systems as a Key Technology Partner for Ticketing Solutions

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    CASIO Computer Co. Ltd., announced today that it has appointed TransMach Systems as a key technology partner for bus, tram and coach ticketing. Working with CASIO, TransMach will introduce the CASIO IT-9000 as the advanced ticketing and payment solution to the transport operators.

    The IT-9000 is an all-in-one handheld printer terminal equipped with a built-in thermal printer and near field communication (NFC) reader/writer designed for contactless smart cards and radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags. Options include a C-MOS Imager for scanning 1D and 2D symbologies, a magnetic card reader, 3G wireless WAN capable of high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA), GPS capabilities, and a colour auto-focus digital camera.

    Guy Boxall, Senior Product Marketing Manager at CASIO explains "TransMach is a highly innovative company with a management team which offers a great deal of experience to this industry. CASIO look forward to this partnership with TransMach, bringing new and exciting ticketing solutions to coach, tram and bus companies in the UK"

    Minesh Vandra, Director of TransMach Systems says "Adding the CASIO IT-9000 on board will strengthen our product range and give us opportunities to fulfil the on-going demands of the transport industry with our latest ticketing applications and tools"