About FirstGroup

The leading transport operator in the UK and North America

TransPennine Express is a FirstGroup plc company and chances are, you've travelled with them already. The Group is the leading transport operator in the UK and North America with revenues of over £5 billion a year, employing approximately 115,000 staff and transporting 2.2 billion passengers a year.

First Rail

In addition to TransPennine Express, FirstGroup operates Great Western Railway, South Western Railway and Hull Trains.

First Bus

The Group is one of Britain's largest bus operator running more than 1 in 5 of all local bus services outside of London. A fleet of some 6,200 buses carries approximately 1.6 million passengers a day in more than 40 major towns and cities.

First Student

The largest provider of student transportation in North America with a fleet of approximately 47,000 yellow school buses, carrying some 6 million students every day across the US and Canada.

First Transit

As one of the largest private sector providers of transit management and contracting in North America, First Transit manages public transport systems on behalf of city transit authorities. It is also one of the largest providers of airport shuttle bus services in the US and manages paratransit operations, call centres and other light transit activities.

First Services, a division of First Transit, is the largest private sector provider of vehicle maintenance and ancillary support services in the US, providing fleet maintenance for public sector customers such as the Federal Government and fire and police departments. It also provides support services to public and private sector clients.


Greyhound is the only national provider of scheduled intercity coach services in the US and Canada. Based in Dallas, Greyhound provides scheduled passenger services to approximately 3,800 destinations carrying approximately 18 million passengers a year.

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