FIRSTGROUP PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding

FirstGroup plc 

                                                                   20 June 2013

Notification of transactions of directors / persons discharging managerial
responsibilities ("PDMRs")

In accordance with DTR 3.1.4R, FirstGroup plc (the "Company") announces that it
was notified yesterday (in accordance with DTR 3.1.2R) that the following
disposals of nil paid rights in respect of the Company's ordinary shares of 5
pence each took place in London under the terms of the Rights Issue announced
by the Company on 20 May 2013.

Name           Position   Number of nil     Price at which the   Date of       
                          paid rights       nil paid rights were transaction   
                          disposed of       sold                               

Nick Chevis    PDMR       21,081            12.502 pence each    18 June 2013   
Louise Ruppel  PDMR       61,733            11.252 pence each    18 June 2013   
The proceeds of the sale of these nil paid rights will be used in full to take
up the remaining nil paid rights to which the respective PDMRs are entitled
(`tail-swallowing') and a further announcement regarding the subscription for
those new ordinary shares will be made following the closing of the Rights
Further information, FirstGroup plc: 
Rachael Borthwick, Group Corporate Communications Director 
Tel: +44 (0)20 7291 0512 
Stuart Butchers, Group Corporate Communications Manager 
Tel: +44(0)20 7291 0507 
-0- Jun/20/2013 12:30 GMT
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