East Midlands Trains
The initial operator of the East Midlands franchise was Stagecoach Group, which operated as East Midlands Trains.
East Midlands Railway
In April 2019, Abellio was awarded the franchise, beginning operations in August 2019 as East Midlands Railway.
| Current franchises|
Chiltern | East Anglia (Stansted Express) | East Midlands | Essex Thameside | Greater Western | InterCity East Coast | InterCity West Coast | Merseyrail | New Cross Country | Northern | ScotRail | South Eastern | South Western (Island Line) | Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern (Gatwick Express) | TransPennine | Wales and Borders | West Midlands
Defunct British Rail sectors