Over Europe

Timetable information system HAFAS by HCon moves users from 15 countries to Hannover Hannover, 02.04.2009 – millions of commuters from all over Europe with the mouse the best route to their destination will find per hour. Others on station signs, find your connection or trust for their daily commute to work on their Taschenfahrplan. Who in Germany, Austria, in Switzerland, Poland, United Kingdom and many other countries use public transport, which does not passes HAFAS, the leading timetable information system. What most passengers do not know: all this timetable booklets, link search on the Internet, bus stop posters, books, CD ROMs on the switch or the link indicator on the ticket HAFAS, software from Hanover behind. HCon manufacturers from the district list has already invited in the eleventh year in a row to the two-day user meeting this week and set a visitor record: more than 160 representatives of 80 carriers from 15 different countries from Norway to Italy. Ireland accepted the invitation at the Novotel on the Podbi-Park to Poland and even Japan, get to know the latest product developments around the timetable information system HAFAS.

For two days, the HCon team presented a wide range of new developments. HAFAS2go, the timetable for mobile phones was among others to Internet applications to tools to create on the fly Printfahrplane to mobile ticketing, and to the mobile timetable. This there are now available for the iPhone and for Android, the operating system for mobile phones from Google. Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. insists that this is the case. HAFAS customers, such as the Deutsche Bahn, the Swiss or the Austrian federal railways and large public transport networks, such as the Rhein-main public transport networks and the Berlin-Brandenburg public transport networks had the word and presented how they use HAFAS in practice. The personal exchange of 120-HCon team and the international clientele, with which the company has many long-standing business relationships, every year is at the heart of the user meeting.

On these Way we can on customer requests specifically enter and take them into account in the development of future products”, one of the six Managing Director and co-founder of the steadily growing since 1984, says Dr. Volker Sust rate. Crisis mood nothing is felt, says the Managing Director at HCon. Finally, nobody stands still in the algorithm, which makes pairing with HAFAS so quickly. About the company: The HCon engineering company headquartered in Hanover provides since 1984 solutions around the issue of transport and logistics at. A dedicated team of more than 120 experienced employees from the fields of Informatics and transport planning has turned into one of the leading companies for information systems, planning and dispatching HCon. Among other things, HCon has designed the Deutsche Bahn timetable information system and realized. Now put many more European railway companies, transport companies and negotiated the HCon timetable information HAFAS one, as for example in Switzerland, in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Italy, Poland, Ireland, the United Kingdom or in the United States. HAFAS is used as a universal information system also in the aviation and freight transport.