FIRSTGROUP PLC: Transfer of shares held in treasury

7 February 2013 
                            FirstGroup plc                                  
                  Transfer of shares held in treasury                       
FirstGroup plc ("the Company") announces that on 7 February 2013 it transferred
to participants in the Company's employee SAYE scheme 585 ordinary shares for
the exercise of options under the SAYE 2009 scheme at a price of 310 pence per
share. The shares were all formerly held as treasury shares. 
Following the above transfer of shares out of treasury, the Company holds a
total of 160,790 of its ordinary shares in treasury. The total number of
ordinary shares in issue excluding treasury shares is 481,906,380. 
-0- Feb/07/2013 11:46 GMT
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