First Capital Connect

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Class 377 (Unit 377 501) at Brighton.jpg
Franchise(s): Thameslink/Great Northern
1 April 2006 – 2015
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
TOTAL 167
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: www.firstcapitalconnect.co.uk

First Capital Connect (FCC) is a passenger train operating company in England that began operations on the National Rail network on 1 April 2006. It is owned by First Group and combines the service on the cross-London Thameslink railway line between Brighton and Bedford with services along the East Coast Main Line from King's Cross and Moorgate to Peterborough, Cambridge, and King's Lynn formerly operated by WAGN, often referred to as Great Northern.

Preceded by
Thameslink
Thameslink franchise
Operator of Thameslink/Great Northern franchise
2006 — present
Incumbent
Preceded by
wagn
West Anglia Great Northern franchise