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Mobico Group Former Operations
Mobico Group Europe
Mobico Group Bus and Coach
Mobico Group Bus
In May 2009, National Express sold some of its bus operations to Abellio:
  • Travel London (bus operation under contract to Transport for London in London).
  • Travel Surrey (bus operation Surrey and South West London – a subsidiary of Travel London).
In December 2020, National Express sold its Xplore Dundee business to McGill's Bus Services.
Mobico Group Coach
  • Scottish Citylink sold to Metroline in August 1998 in order to comply with a Competition Commission requirement for National Express to operate the ScotRail rail franchise.
  • City2City an express coach services in Germany that ceased on 14 October 2014.
Mobico Group Railway and Tram
Mobico Group Railway
Mobico Group Rail franchises formerly operated:
  • Wales & Borders passed to Arriva Trains Wales in December 2003.
  • ScotRail passed to First ScotRail in October 2004.
  • Wessex Trains, absorbed into Greater Western franchise and passed to First Great Western in April 2006.
  • West Anglia Great Northern split into two parts: West Anglia services transferred to National Express East Anglia April 2004, Great Northern services passed to First Capital Connect in April 2006.
  • In November 2007 several franchises were lost in a general restructure:
    •   Central Trains split between CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains and London Midland.
    •   Midland Mainline absorbed into East Midlands Trains franchise.
    •   Silverlink split between London Midland and London Overground.
  • Gatwick Express incorporated into Southern franchise in June 2008.
  • National Express East Coast passed to Directly Operated Railways in November 2009.
  • National Express East Anglia (including Stansted Express service) passed to Greater Anglia in February 2012.
  • c2c operated from May 1996 until sold to Trenitalia in February 2017.
Mobico Group Tram
National Express Midland Metro (now West Midlands Metro tram line), passed to Transport for West Midlands in 2018.
London & Continental Railways
National Express had a 17.5% shareholding in London & Continental Railways (L&CR) from its formation in September 1994 until it was nationalised by the Government of the United Kingdom in 2009. L&CR was responsible for building the High Speed 1 project. National Express also held a 40% stake in the Inter-Capital and Regional Rail consortium which held the management contract for the UK arm of the Eurostar operation, L&CR's subsidiary Eurostar International from 1998 to 2010.
Mobico Group Airports
In the 1990s, National Express moved into the privatisation of airports, purchasing East Midlands, Bournemouth, and Humberside Airports. In a move to concentrate on bus and rail provision, Humberside was sold to Manchester Airports Group in 1999 followed by Bournemouth and East Midlands in February 2001.
Until November 2007, the group also operated Stewart International Airport in New Windsor, New York. However, the lease was sold to the public Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Mobico Group Overview
Mobico Group Formerly: National Express Group
Mobico Group Type: Public limited
Mobico Group Traded As: LSE: MCG
Mobico Group Industry: Public transport
Founded 1972: National Express branding
Mobico Group 1992: National Express Group plc
Mobico Group Founder: National Bus Company
Headquarters: Birmingham, England
Mobico Group Area Served:
North America
Mobico Group Key People:
Helen Weir
Ignacio Garat
(Group Chief Executive)
Mobico Group Services:
Mobico Group Revenue Increase: £2,807.5 million (2022)
Mobico Group Operating Income: Increase £197.3 million (2022)
Mobico Group Net Income: Decrease £(220.7) million (2022)
Mobico Group Number of Employees: 44,500 (2023)
Mobico Group Subsidiaries: Clarkes of London
The Kings Ferry
Lucketts Travel
National Express Coaches
National Express Coventry
National Express Germany
National Express West Midlands
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