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Belgian National Railways provide intermodal “Train Info Services for Business” based on HAFAS
Belgians always know the way. And this is quite simple: The Belgian Railways (SNCB / NMBS) offer a new free business service to public institutions and companies called “Train Info Services for Business”.
For this service HaCon has developed a solution based on the timetable information system HAFAS which is already in use at the Belgian State Railways. The HaCon Print2Web module generates an individual travel plan. The solution can be installed as an interactive HTML page or as a widget, a small window on the website of the business customer. Simply and just at a glance, visitors can compose all relevant information for them and print it out as a PDF file in the final step.
The information service is already pre-configured and therefore can be handled simply and intuitively. The application includes maps, timetable data with real-time data for trains and additional information. Business customers can draw additional footpaths on the map and parking lots, or insert the company’s logo and photographs of the building. So, with only a few clicks, the individual routing is ready. The institution’
As many services of the SNCB, this service is offered in four different languages: Dutch, French, German and English.
Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Belges (SNCB) or Nationale Maatschappij der Belgische Spoorwegen (NMBS) is the official name for the national railway in Belgium. Since 2007 they use HAFAS as their national timetable information system for all modes of public transport. HAFAS is also deployed for publishing printed timetables and Print2Web-media (online calculation of PDF-timetables)
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Since 1984 HaCon has focused its activities on traffic and logistic solutions.The company is one of the leading players in the field of planning, scheduling and information systems.