First Great Western
FirstGroup was awarded the franchise in 2006 having previously operated both the InterCity Great Western and Thames franchises.
Great Western Railway
- Not to be confused with the pre-nationalisation railway operator of the same name.
FirstGroup rebranded the company 'Great Western Railway' in 2015.
| 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