First Class Partnerships (FCP) has built a reputation as a trusted advisor. Our roots are in the British rail industry but our work is international. We have practical skills in the 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 and funders on profitability and performance improvements. We have a record of delivering innovative technical, commercial and management strategies.
Established in 1997, FCP has consistently delivered successful outcomes to clients including regional and national governments, railway operators, financial institutions, international development banks, regulatory agencies, investors, equipment manufacturers and infrastructure contractors.
Cross Country Franchise Consultation
Market Led Investment Proposals Sought
CP6 Delivery Challenge
Hydrogen Powered Trains are a Reality
West of England Franchise Proposed
Network Rail Matrix Organisation Adopted
Outsourcing Needs Expert Buyers
East Coast Early Franchise Termination
Community Rail Volunteers Win Backing
HS2 Connectivity Funded by Government