First Capital Connect facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Class 377 (Unit 377 501) at Brighton.jpg
Franchise(s): Thameslink/Great Northern
1 April 2006 – 13 September 2014
Main station(s): Kings Cross, Stevenage, Peterborough, Cambridge, St Pancras, Luton, Bedford, Kings Lynn, Brighton
Other station(s): Luton Airport Parkway, St Albans, West Hampstead Thameslink, Blackfriars, London Bridge, Moorgate Station, Gatwick Airport, Wimbledon, Sutton,
Finsbury Park, Welwyn Garden City,
Letchworth, Ely
Fleet size: 41 Class 313 sets
12 Class 317 sets
74 Class 319 sets
40 Class 365 Networker Express
Stations called at: approx. 90
Stations operated: 79
Passenger km 2007/8: 3212.3 million
Route km operated: 778.9
National Rail abbreviation: FC
Parent company: First Group
Web site:

First Capital Connect (FCC) was a train company in England that ran the Thameslink railway line between Brighton and Bedford and services along the East Coast Main Line from King's Cross and Peterborough, Cambridge, and King's Lynn from 1 April 2006 to 13 September 2014. It was owned by First Group and combines the service on formerly operated by WAGN, often referred to as Great Northern. It failed to keep the franchise, and it was succeeded by Thameslink and Great Northern.

Images for kids

First Capital Connect Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.