The Greater Anglia franchise was formed by the merger of the InterCity Anglia, Great Eastern and the West Anglia half of the West Anglia Great Northern franchises. It was renamed as East Anglia in 2016.
In 2004, National Express won the right to operate the then new Greater Anglia franchise.
National Express East Anglia
In 2012, the franchise was awarded to Abellio who branded the franchise as Greater Anglia, after the official franchise name.
Abellio Greater Anglia
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