Vasttrafik And HaCon Travel Together

HAFAS scores Hannover/Skovde 09 June 2010 in the second largest transport network in Sweden. The route planner for public transport in the South West of Sweden in the future comes from Hannover. The choice by Vasttrafik, the second largest transport network in Sweden, fell in May to the software company HCon. The leading timetable information system HAFAS is used in the future when another customer in Sweden. Vasttrafik will convert its information systems in all areas on HAFAS.

To the public transport network receives a complete package in the next two years: barrier-free Internet Planner, optional tools for manufacturing printed road map overviews and latest HAFAS mobile versions for mobile phones of various manufacturers. Also smartphones with comfortable features, about large touchscreens and high speed Internet access include, as they offer for example the mobile operating system Android and the iPhone. We want to provide an innovative product package to Vasttrafik especially in regard to the latest mobile technologies”, HCon – CEO Michael Frankenberg. The delivery is planned in three phases: starting in 2011, HCon will initially provide a barrier-free route planner. Parallel, Vasttrafik HAFAS is insert in call-center-test mode.

From 2012 all passengers can schedule online and mobile their journey with HAFAS. Learn more at: Gary Kelly. It is important to provide an innovative information system with various forms of access to hand our passengers with HAFAS us. Our goal is to get a system which simplifies the use of public transport for everyone, especially for people with disabilities. HAFAS will make traveling on our network”even more attractive, explains Mikael Faleke, project manager at Vasttrafik. HCon was the right partner. The offer convinced not only economically, but technically and functionally. With Vasttrafik as customers HCon can further strengthen its presence in Sweden: belong to the District of HAFAS customer already Samtrafiken, who coordinates the entire public transport in Sweden. The Verkehrsverbund Stockholm public transport (SL) is responsible for public transport in the Stockholm area and puts it in his trip planner HAFAS. Vasttrafik is responsible for all public transport in the region of Vastra Gotaland. This includes approximately 2,300 buses, trams, ferries and trains from a wide variety of operators. The company is 50 percent owned by the County of Vastra Gotaland and the municipalities in the County to each. The route network includes 22,000 bus stops in the region around Gothenburg and ranging from Stromstad and the Norwegian border in the North to Svenljunga in the South and Vatterstranden in the East. In addition to the headquarters in Skovde, maintains local offices in Vanersborg, Gothenburg and Boras Verkehrsverbund with about 200 employees and coordinates 6,500 drivers. Daily half a million trips or 240,000 km with Vasttrafik lays back.



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