FIRSTGROUP PLC: Transfer of shares held in treasury

28 February 2013 
                            FirstGroup plc                                  
                  Transfer of shares held in treasury                       
FirstGroup plc (the "Company") announces that on 28 February 2013 it
transferred to participants in the Company's employee SAYE scheme 11 ordinary
shares for the early exercise of options under the SAYE 2012 scheme at a price
of 143.92 pence per share. The shares were all formerly held as treasury
Following the above transfer of shares out of treasury, the Company holds a
total of 160,779 of its ordinary shares in treasury. The total number of
ordinary shares in issue excluding treasury shares is 481,906,391. 
-0- Feb/28/2013 09:42 GMT
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