FIRSTGROUP PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding

FirstGroup plc 
                                                               26 June 2013 
 Notification of transactions of directors and persons discharging managerial   


                          responsibilities ("PDMRs")                           

In accordance with DTR 3.1.4R, FirstGroup plc (the "Company") announces that it
was today notified (in accordance with DTR 3.1.2R) that the following
acquisitions of the Company's ordinary shares of 5 pence each by PDMRs and
directors of the Company and/or their connected persons took place in London
today. Each of these transactions took place pursuant to the 3 for 2 rights
issue at 85 pence per new ordinary share announced by the Company on 20 May
2013.

The Company also announces in accordance with DTR 3.1.4R that it was notified
(in accordance with DTR 3.1.2R) that purchases took place in London on 25 June
2013 of the Company's ordinary shares of 5 pence by each Non-Executive Director
of the Company who has elected to receive 40% of his fee in the form of shares
in the Company (other than David Begg and Colin Hood who receive all of their
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. The shares were purchased at a
price of 98.75 pence per share.

Name           Position    Ordinary shares   Ordinary shares Revised total     
                           acquired pursuant purchased on 25 beneficial        
                           to the rights     June 2013 by    holdings following
                           issue             each of the     the rights issue  
                                             Non-Executive   and monthly       
                                             Directors and   purchase on 25    
                                             Tim O' Toole    June 2013 for Tim 
                                                             O'Toole and the   
                                                             Non-Executive     
                                                             Directors         


                                                                           
Martin Gilbert Director    412,294           6,366           693,524            
                                                                           
Tim O'Toole    Director    232,087           5,324           392,136            
                                                                           
Chris Surch    Director    45,801            -               76,335             
                                                                           
Mick Barker    Director    17,754            1,130           34,284             
                                                                           
David Begg     Director    120,927           2,893           204,438            
                                                                           
Colin Hood     Director    52,664            2,358           90,132             
                                                                           
Brian Wallace  Director    10,579            1,649           19,281             
                                                                           
John           Director    100,508           1,974           169,488           
Sievwright                                                                      
                                                                           
Jim Winestock  Director    9,282             1,664           17,134             
                                                                           
Vernon Barker  PDMR        32,234            -               57,448             
                                                                           
Clive Burrows  PDMR        684               -               97,147             
                                                                           
Nick Chevis    PDMR        3,375             -               21,103             
                                                                           
Jayne          PDMR        14                -               92                
Maclennan                                                                       
                                                                           
Giles Fearnley PDMR        3,563             -               6,999              
                                                                           
Louise Ruppel  PDMR        8,129             -               54,704             
Further information, FirstGroup plc: 
Rachael Borthwick, Group Corporate Communications Director
Tel: +44 7771 945432 / 020 7291 0508 
Stuart Butchers, Group Corporate Communications Manager
Tel: +44 7713 317979 / 020 7291 0507 
                                                                            
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