This article only covers companies operating trains on Network Rail lines.
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For other companies, see List of British heritage and private railways. There are many companies operating trains in the United Kingdom , including the 23 operators of franchised passenger services , officially referred to as train operating companies TOCs , as distinct from freight operating companies. Operating companies have ceased to exist for various reasons, including withdrawal of the franchise, the term of the franchise has expired, bankruptcy or merger.
In Northern Ireland , most passenger trains are government-owned by Translink.
The following brands are used:. Great Western Railway.
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Charter Carriages & Trains
Operator of Last Resort. Virgin Trains East Coast. Arriva Trains Merseyside. Northern Rail. South Western Railway. First TransPennine Express. Transport for Wales. Merseytravel contract.
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Arriva Trains Northern. East Coast. Directly Operated Railways. Govia Thameslink Railway.
List of companies operating trains in the United Kingdom
First Great Western Link. First Great Western. Great North Eastern Railway. National Express East Coast.
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Great Western Trains. Great Western Holdings. Heathrow Airport Holdings , FirstGroup. Island Line. Merseyrail Electrics. Strategic Rail Authority.
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Valley Lines. InterCity West Coast Division. Great Northern Railway.
Virgin Trains West Coast. Greater Anglia TfL Rail. Island Line Trains.
West Anglia Great Northern. Cambrian Railways , Great Western Railway. Transport for Wales Great Western Railway.