The Abellio Group is a key player in the UK rail market, with a number of train operating companies (TOCs) delivering hundreds of thousands of rail services every day across England and Scotland.
We are currently investing £3 billion into new trains as part of our commitment to making journeys easier for all our passengers every day, ensuring both a more pleasant dwell time and customer experience.
Key facts about the Abellio Group
- Over 14,000 employees across England and Scotland
- 6,000 train journeys every day
- c700,000 rail commuters daily during the working week
- Over 700 stations across England and Scotland
Read on to discover more about our train operating companies and their areas.
|Franchise||Trains||Stations||Footfall (annual)||Commuters (daily)|
|Greater Anglia & Stansted Express||1,000||132||82m||237,000|
|West Midlands Railway &
London Northwestern Railway
Trains: 823 - delivering 2,300 intercity, regional and suburban rail services a day
Passengers: 236,000 daily commuters
Abellio were awarded the ScotRail franchise in 2015. The ScotRail network is vital to Scotland's communities and to the country's booming tourist industry.
Trains: 59 - delivering 800 services per day
Passengers: 20,000 daily commuters
Merseyrail is a 50:50 joint venture between Abellio UK and Serco.
Passengers: 237,000 daily commuters
Around 3.3 million journeys are made through Greater Anglia's stations each week and we are responsible for 8% of all daily rail journeys in the UK.
Passengers: 14 million passenger journeys each year
Stansted Express services provide the fastest way between Stansted Airport and London Liverpool Street. With a service every 15 minutes this is the preferred route for business and leisure passengers served by the airport.
Trains: 600 - delivering 1,300 services a day
Passengers: 200,000 daily commuters
West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway are both operated by Abellio UK as part of West Midlands Trains, which we run as a joint venture with East Japan Railway Company and Mitsui & Co.