Linking the European Railways’ International Applications

Enabling Connectivity and Interoperability
One single connection for business with over 40 European railway partners


Open Services

The cloud-based platform
for Railway’s applications interoperability

Hit Rail supports the European Railway’s International and partner‑to‑partner IP‑based messaging

Efficient and secure data connections are vital to support railway business processes. To facilitate connectivity and interoperability between the railways, Hit Rail has been providing IP-based solutions to the European railways community for over 25 years.

Over 30 railway companies trust Hit Rail to conduct national and international business transactions, such as international ticket reservations, train pre-advices, infrastructure path requests, wagon search and many other applications.

Now HEROS provides a set of interoperability services on top of the Hermes VPN with the objective of facilitating business among railways partners and the adoption of the EU-mandated TSIs.


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Latest News

11 Feb 2018
High performance networking and messaging interoperability simplifies goods exchange throughout Europe A host of new customers making use of Hit Rail connectivity and interoperability solutions has...
15 Nov 2017
Hit Rail’s H20 Path Request tool, one of its new services designed to enable railways to meet the European Technical Specifications for Interoperability (TSI) , has been verified by the European...
9 Oct 2017
Brussels, 09 October 2017 – Last week’s CyberSecurity4Rail conference, held in Brussels for senior members of the rail industry and information security experts, has strongly endorsed the formation...
25 May 2017
Hermes connectivity is critical for Thalys applications and passengers. Hit Rail has supported Thalys moving their offices and systems to a new location, close to Gare de Midi in Brussels. The move...


The following 12 European Railway Companies are owners of HIT Rail b.v.: