Abellio operates train and bus franchises across the UK and Europe. At the time of the website delivery they operated Greater Anglia and Northern Rail, amongst others, in the UK and in October 2014 they were awarded the ScotRail franchise. In 2013 altcom won the tender to completely re-design and build their main corporate website and deliver a completely responsive web presence that was capable of hosting multi sites and could also handle subsites in different languages.
altcom was also responsible for specifying and commissioning the hosting, and optimising the server performance using the Varnish proxy caching server and opcode and object caches like Memcached.
The website was built using Open Source web development framework.