Established in 1996, First Class Partnerships (FCP) has built a reputation as a trusted advisor. Our roots are in the British rail industry but our transport consulting is international. We deliver a powerful combination of real-life operations experience and advanced consulting skills and techniques.
Our clients rely on FCP to ensure the successful planning, finance and implementation of large and small transport projects including intercity and high-speed, heavy-haul, light rail, metros, commuter rail, bus and coach. We advise governments, operators, investors, regulators and suppliers.
We have a record of delivering innovative technical, commercial and management strategies globally.
We deploy transport sector experts drawn from an international talent pool of employees and associates.
We build and lead multi-disciplinary teams to devise and deliver consulting projects for our clients.
Our experts develop new methodologies and partnerships which enhance outcomes for our clients and their passengers.
Light Rail is a success with passengers
Rail strategies for 2040 carbon neutral operations
East West Railway link to re-open in mid-2020’s
North Wales Needs Improved Rail Services and HS2 Connectivity
Record Passenger Numbers but New Ticketing Structure Needed
Rail Freight Well Placed to Respond to Brexit Outcome
Terms of Reference for Rail Review Published
Cross Country Franchise Competition Scrapped as Rail Review Announced
Cross Country Franchise Consultation
Market Led Investment Proposals Sought