First North Western

First North Western was a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by First that operated the North West Regional Railways franchise from March 1997 until December 2004.

The franchise was awarded by the Director of Passenger Rail Franchising to Great Western Holdings. In March 1998 First bought the remaining 75.5% of shares it did not own to give it 100% ownership. First rebranded the franchise from North Western Trains to First North Western.

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