FIRSTGROUP PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding

FirstGroup plc - Notification of Directors' Interests in Shares         
Each Non-Executive Director of the Company (other than David Begg and Colin
Hood who receive all of their fees in the form of shares in the Company) has
elected to receive 40% of his fees in the form of shares in the Company. Tim O'
Toole, Chief Executive, has elected to receive part of his remuneration each
month in the form of shares in the Company. Arrangements have been made for
these shares to be purchased on their behalf in the market on a regular basis. 
Purchases took place on 25 January 2013 in accordance with standing
instructions as follows: 
Director                               Ordinary Shares of 5 pence each 
                                                                  
Martin Gilbert                                                   3,103 
                                                                  
David Begg                                                       1,416 
                                                                  
Colin Hood                                                         834 
                                                                  
Tim O' Toole                                                     2,589 
                                                                  
Brian Wallace                                                      807 
                                                                  
John Sievwright                                                    970 
                                                                  
Jim Winestock                                                      807 
                                                                  
Mick Barker                                                        555 
Shares were purchased at a price of 203.5 pence per share. 
The revised total beneficial holdings of the directors following these
transactions are: 
Director                               Ordinary Shares of 5 pence each 
                                                                  
Martin Gilbert                                                 260,778 
                                                                  
David Begg                                                      74,126 
                                                                  
Colin Hood                                                      30,566 
                                                                  
Tim O' Toole                                                   143,468 
                                                                  
Brian Wallace                                                    3,403 
                                                                  
John Sievwright                                                 62,633 
                                                                  
Jim Winestock                                                    2,519 
                                                                  
Mick Barker                                                     10,043 
25 January 2013 
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