FirstGroup plc provides passenger transport services. The company operates through five segments: First Student, First Transit, Greyhound, First Bus, and First Rail.
The First Student segment offers student transportation services through a fleet of approximately 42,500 yellow school buses in North America. This segment also provides charter hire services for school and non-school activities.
The First Transit segment offers public transit management and contracting services, including fixed route, paratransit, shuttle, and vehicle maintenance to transit authorities, such as federal, state, and local transportation departments, as well as for private institutions, including universities, hospitals, and airports in the United States and Canada through a network of 12,900 vehicles.
The Greyhound segment provides scheduled intercity coach transportation services to approximately 2,400 destinations through a fleet of 1,500 vehicles.
The First Bus segment offers local bus services with a fleet of approximately 5,700 buses in the United Kingdom.
The First Rail segment operates a passenger rail network that provides intercity, commuter, regional, and sleeper services through a portfolio of Great Western Railway, South Western Railway, TransPennine Express, and Avanti West Coast franchises; a passenger rail service; and hull trains and trams.
FirstGroup plc was incorporated in 1995 and is based in Aberdeen, the United Kingdom.