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Company information

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is the largest train operating company in the UK with more passengers, more trains and more staff than anyone else in the country.

Where does Great Northern operate?

Great Northern connects King’s Lynn, Cambridge and Peterborough, via Stevenage and Welwyn Garden City with London King’s Cross. Metro services from Welwyn Garden City, Letchworth, Hitchin, Stevenage and Hertford North run to and from Moorgate weekdays and King’s Cross late evening and at weekends.

Who owns Great Northern?

CEO: Patrick Verwer

Great Northern is owned by Govia Thameslink Railway, which is part of Govia and also operates Gatwick Express, Southern and Thameslink services. Govia is a partnership between the Go-Ahead Group and Keolis.

Corporate information

Great Northern is a trading name of Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd. Registered in England under number: 07934306. Registered office: 3rd Floor, 41-51 Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6EE. Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Govia Ltd.