First Bus forms part of FirstGroup plc, the leading transport operator in the UK and North America with revenues of approximately £7.1 billion in 2018/19.
Our services help create strong, vibrant and sustainable local economies and our opportunity is to be the provider of choice for our customers and communities. During the last year around 2.2 billion people relied on us to get to work, to education, to visit family and friends and much more and, each day, every one of our 100,000 employees works hard to deliver vitally important services for our passengers.
In the UK, First Group operates FirstBus and four UK rail franchises - Great Western Railway, South Western Railway, TransPennine Express and Avanti West Coast - and one open access passenger rail service, Hull Trains. We also operate the London Trams service on behalf of Transport for London and the Heathrow Express service in partnership with Heathrow Airport.
FirstGroup in the UK:
In North America, FirstGroup is:
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Across the UK First Bus operates in a huge number of communities, including 40 of the country’s largest towns and cities