Abellio is a transport operating group with offices in London and Glasgow. It has controlling interests in the West Midlands Trains, East Midlands Railway and Greater Anglia franchises, and runs the Merseyrail concession in a 50:50 joint venture with Serco. It also operates over 8% of London buses through Abellio London.

Abellio is currently overseeing a £3 billion investment in new trains, making it a force for progress and prosperity in the UK. Its driving purpose is delivering easier journeys for its customers, every day.

Abellio is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nederlandse Spoorwegen (Dutch Railways).


Serco is an international service company, which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos. Around the world, it improves essential services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively.

It advises policy makers, designs innovative solutions, integrates systems and - most of all - delivers to the public. Serco supports governments, agencies and companies who seek a trusted partner with a solid track record of providing assured service excellence.

Its people offer operational, management and consulting expertise in the aviation, BPO, defence, education, environmental services, facilities management, health, home affairs, information and communications technology, knowledge services, local government, science and nuclear, transport, welfare to work and the commercial sectors.