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  • Local link expands the contactless ticketing system in Ireland and TransMach is pleased to offer the TM920 to start contactless transactions in order to give confidence to the staff and the passengers, taking the precautionary measures in avoiding cash and contact maintaining social distancing.

  • Johnson tours based in Worksop choose the TM150 system based machines for their school run to issues tickets and scan them on the return trips. The operator will benefit the cloud based back-office system for reports as well as fares configuration.

  • MP Travel has gone live with Dual carding system with the TM500 on-bus machines where customers will be able to tap their commercial cards as well as ITSO based smart cards. TransMach is taking pride implementing the feature which will attract more customers on board.

  • A long standing customer Dublin Coach has started a new chapter by investing in a future proof system. The TM920 handhelds have been deployed to accept Contactless cards and validate pre-purchased online tickets. The booking engine has been given a fresh look with added features such as seats management, multi currency etc.. One of the key elements of the new system is the mobile App Dublin Coach The Big Green Bus (available to download from Play store and App store). The App is designed to feature the Real Time Passenger Information (RTPI) and quick bookings/reservations.

  • Vale travel an operator in AYLESBURY hasgone ahead with the TM500 ITSO and contactless ticket machine for their service run.

  • Gatwick Hoppa at London Gatwick Airport decides to use the TM920 contactless machine to issue tickets and accept card payments, Android pay, Apple pay and other forms of smart pay.

  • Nottingham Trams Limited has chosen in TransMach to deliver a bespoke inspection project on the trams using the TM920 all-in-one handheld device. The officers will be able to scan and validate ITSO based Robin Hood cards, cEMV cards, mobile App and cash tickets. The device also features revenue protection element working with a third party company Clear. All the actions can be monitored on the tailor made reports.

  • West Lyn ferry and Whizexpress Chose the Portable ticket-machine from TransMach because of the ease to operate and its durability and the undivided attention we provide to all our customers.

  • A Scottish operator SD Travel has put trust in TransMach to upgrade their Wayfarer kit with the latest TM500 ITSO and Contactless based machine which features simplicity in use of the machine from all angles like the design, user friendly software and has no vibrations and the connectors to mount in the bus are fairly simple.

  • With the view of Contactless cards acceptance on board, operators Cardinal Bus based in Surrey and Henry Hulleys and Sons Ltd based in Bakewell have decided to go ahead with the TM500 on-bus machines for the school run and commercial services.

  • Centaur Coaches and Mini-coaches has decided to use the TM920 portable machine as a contactless solution in their coaches as this machine is truly impressive in every aspect along with the booking engine to expedite the sale of their online tickets and validating them on board. The operator will be able to cap number of seats to be sold online per journey and scan/validate pre-purchased tickets on-board with the help of the TM920 portables.

  • Irish Citylink Ltd in Ireland Choose TransMach to provide the TM920 handhelds for their coach operation in order to go contactless and integrate with their booking engine.

  • The Thetford-based operator Coach Service Ltd will be upgrading the current Wayfarer system with the TM500 and TM920 ITSO and Contactless machines in October 2020. The operator will be able to validate Returns and Weekly tickets by scanning the QR codes on board. Both the machines will work together with one back office system. Please click here to view full article.

  • MP Travel based in Warrington decided to go ahead with the latest TM 500 on-bus together with the TM920 portable machines. The on-board technology will accept ITSO, Commercial smart cardsand Contactlessbank cards on both the machines. The operator will also benefit using only one back-office system.

  • The new on-bus ticket machine TM500 has now been certified with ITSO 2.1.4. Following the successful launch of the TM920 handheld device, TransMach has added the TM500 on-bus device targeting small to medium size operators. The key strengths of both devices are affordable (initial and annual costs), advanced features (ITSO, Contactless, QR codes validation, GPS tracking, SIRI feed and third party integrations), common back-office system and quality support with a personal touch. Please call us to discuss your requirements.

  • A community bus operator based in Oxfordshire, OurBus Bartons has gone live with our TM920 with ITSO smart cards support. Please click here for the full story.

  • An existing customer MP Travel takes our new TM500 on-bus ticket machine. The key strengths of the TM500 machine are affordable (initial and annual costs), advanced features (ITSO, Contactless, QR codes validation, GPS tracking, SIRI feed and third party integrations), common back-office system and quality support with a personal touch.

  • Central Bedfordshire Council chooses TransMach Systems to provide an in all-in-one TM920 cost-effective handheld ticket machine with ITSO smart cards, SIRI feed, Contactless cards ready. The TM920s will be deployed on one of the local bus operators by the summer 2020.

  • Crosskeys goes live with the TM920 with ITSO smart cards, MCL reporting for reimbursement, Web based back-office system, Satellite tracking included. The bus operator based in Kent will benefit of the user friendly ticket machine and back-office system, low on-going costs and quality support from TransMach.

  • The Coach & Bus Show 2019 at NEC, Birmingham on 2nd & 3rd October. Come and visit us on Stand L3. TransMach will be showcasing the latest ITSO TM920 and our new on bus ticketing machine the TM500 along with our web-based back-office system.

  • TransMach has successfully achieved the ISO 27001 : 2013 certificate. This demonstrates a clear commitment to Information Security and will unquestionably give our partner organisations and customers greater confidence in the way they interact with our business.

  • Kent based operator Crosskeys has placed an order for the TM920 portable machines with ITSO support. They will be mainly used for school run.

  • TransMach is pleased to announce that the TM920 portable is certified with ITSO 2.1.4. This achievement will allow us to offer an affordable solution with ITSO and Contactless support.

  • The sightseeing operator in London The Original Tour (subsidiary of RATP Dev) upgraded their on-street selling machines to the latest TM 920 all-in-one portable machines. The new portables provide advanced features such as user friendly App, fast QR codes scanning and validation, card payments from the same machine, high speed printer, powerful battery and less paperwork on cashing up.

  • Bespoke Hospital system for Local Link - Donegal.
    A Solution to making their manual booking system for transferring patients From and To their desired locations into an online web based solution with integrated bespoke reporting. This solution has been added to their web-based back office of the TM150 ticketing machines. Making it easier for them to use a single source for their daily requirements.

  • The Original Tour (subsidiary of RATP Dev) has gone live with the web based CMS system. TransMach is proud in delivering a yearlong project covering various modules (Cash and Voucher reconciliation, Accounting with Sage integration, Vouchers inventory management, Marketing, Bespoke stats reports and many more) on time. We thank everyone at TOT working with us as a team and helping us to design the system with their experience and knowledge. The newly designed digital system will help the business to achieve overall better performance and accuracy.

  • TransMach successfully secures Tender with East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) , with the demand growing for contactless payment on their Land Trains, which are novelty trains operating along Bridlington's promenades. They choose TransMach to provide a all in one ticket machine the TM920.

  • London based operator PREMIUM TOURS chooses TransMach Systems Ltd to provide an in all-in-one integrated ticket machine and solution for reserving and issuing tickets for the LONDON-EYE via an API developed by TransMach.

  • BusFeda Booking Engine.
    TransMach develops an exceptional 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 https://busfeda.webticketbooking.com/.

  • CTTC (Dublin) Coach & Bus Show 2018.
    TransMach will be showcasing the TM920 at the CTTC Coach & Bus Show 2018 in Dublin Ireland, with features of Mobile Apps and a web-based back-office, along with other portable and on-bus ticketing solutions.

    Taxsaver System for JJ Kavanagh.
    The system was designed to automate the process of procuring and managing Taxsaver products online. Employers simply register their company online, receive log in details and start purchasing monthly, quarterly or annual tickets for their employees by selecting payment options (Card payment or Bank transfer). The cost is deducted directly from the employees’ gross salary, savings of upto 52% can be made off the regular price. The employees will get their personalised smartcards for travel. This system has been extremely successful providing added revenue for JJ Kavanagh and Sons with the digital platform.

  • Reays - Cumbria's award-winning coach company chooses TransMach to provide them with the TM150 ticket system to take cash and card payments on board. The system will also include our web based back office system along with Satellite tracking. The system will be going live by the end October 2018.

  • Euro Bus Expo at NEC, Birmingham on 30 October - 01 November 2018. Visit us at Stand T52. TransMach will be showcasing its recent development at Euro Bus Expo at NEC, Birmingham on 30 October - 01 November 2018.
    (Mobile Apps and web based back-office along with portable and on-bus ticketing solutions.)

  • First Bus Stop 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.

  • The Original Tour places an order for Revenue reconcilliation and Agent Management system. The new system will be integrated with the existing ticketing system which will give them full control over their data and reduce the time it takes to reconcile vouchers and cash. The new system is web based so the staff can access the information from anywhere.

  • Sightseeing company based in Liverpool, Maghull Coaches went live with TM150 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.

  • A ferry company Ullswater Steamers based in Cumbria choose TransMach Systems Ltd to provide an in all-in-one integrated solution for issuing tickets. The system gave them full control over the revenue collection and reconciliation. The device can accept card & cash payments. The tickets are printed with QR codes which are validated on the ferries.

  • A Local link project went live with TM 150 portable system and used by 15 counties in Ireland.
    Local Link Offices are nationwide and they manage approximately 1,000 Public Bus Services in local and rural areas of Ireland. TransMach has supplied them the TM150 portable ticket machines and implemented web based back office system along with tailor made patronage and revenue reports. The system also features Satellite Tracking and two way driver messaging service. 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.

  • TransMach and Kingdom adds Gwyneed, Northhampton, Peterborough , Trafford, Bedford and Blackburn councils with the CASIO kit."
    Making them have a full integrated and end to end system which will help save on resources and the ease of use for the office staff and higher efficiency.

  • 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"