div><strong>ARRIVA WALES</strong></div>
<div>Shrewsbury &ndash; Swansea line.&nbsp;</div>
<div>It also covers Cardiff, Manchester and Birmingham<br /><br />
<div><!--StartFragment--><strong>FIRST CAPITAL CONNECT</strong></div>
A FirstGroup franchise, it runs from Bedford to Brighton via Luton. Also Luton to Wimbledon and Sutton.<br /><br />
<div><strong>NATIONAL EXP. EAST ANGLIA</strong><br />Trains run from London Liverpool Street to Sheffield, Chelmsford, and Peterborough.</div>
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<div><strong>SOUTH WEST TRAINS</strong><br />Part of Stagecoach group, it was the first part of British Rail to be privatised. It goes to Hampshire, Dorset and Surrey.</div>
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<div><strong>CROSS COUNTRY TRAINS</strong><br />From Penzance to Aberdeen, from Cardiff to Stansted Airport and from Manchester to Bournemouth. Virgin used to operate the lines.</div>
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<div><strong>FIRST GREAT WESTERN</strong><br />Formed from the merger of First Great Western, First Great Western Link and and Wessex Trains. It runs to Swansea and Penzance.</div>
<br /><strong>NATIONAL EXP. EAST COAST</strong></div>
<div>Services between London, north England and Scotland via Kings X, Peterborough, Leeds, Doncaster, York, Newcastle, Edinburgh.<br />
<div><br /><strong>SOUTH EASTERN</strong><br />A subsidiary of Govia, a joint venture between The Go-Ahead Group and Keolis. It covers London and the South East.</div>
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Owned by National Express, the line goes from &nbsp;London Fenchurch Street to Tilbury via Basildon.<br /><br />
<div><strong>FIRST HULL TRAINS</strong><br />Another FirstGroup franchise, which operates local trains in Hull and the surrounding area.</div>
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<div><strong>NORTHERN</strong><br />A joint venture between Serco Group and NedRailways, &nbsp;a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dutch Railways (NS).</div>
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<div><strong>SOUTHERN</strong><br />Southern is part of the Govia Group. It goes to &nbsp;Brighton and Lewes from London.</div>
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<div><strong>EAST MIDLANDS TRAINS</strong><br />Runs from London to Sheffield, Derby, Nottingham and Leicester.</div>
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<div><strong>FIRST TRANS PENNINE</strong><br />A joint venture between First Group and Keolis. The line goes to Liverpool, Manchester, Blackpool and Kendal.</div>
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<div><strong>SCOTRAIL</strong><br />Part of FirstGroup, ScotRail operates 95 per cent of all services in Scotland. It was operated by National Express until 2004.</div>
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<div><strong>VIRGIN</strong><br />A joint venture between Virgin Group and Stagecoach, it runs between London and Glasgow via Manchester on the west coast. &nbsp;</div>