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Monday 19 September, 2005

National Express

Director/PDMR Shareholding

National Express Group PLC
19 September 2005

                                  SCHEDULE 11

          NOTIFICATION OF INTERESTS OF DIRECTORS AND CONNECTED PERSONS



All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

1.   Name of the issuer                            2.   Notification relates to (i) a transaction
                                                        notified in accordance with DR 3.1.4R (1)(a);
                                                        AND

     NATIONAL EXPRESS GROUP PLC                         (ii) DR 3.1.4(R)(1)(b) a disclosure made in
                                                        accordance with section 324 (as extended by
                                                        section 328) of the Companies Act 1985


3.   Name of person discharging managerial         4.   State whether notification relates to a person
     responsibilities/director                          connected with a person discharging managerial
                                                        responsibilities/director named in 3 and
                                                        identify the connected person

                                                        N/A
     DAVID ROSS

5.   Indicate whether the notification is in       6.   Description of shares (including class),
     respect of a holding of the person referred        debentures or derivatives or financial
     to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a              instruments relating to shares
     non-beneficial interest

     IN RESPECT OF 3 ABOVE                              ORDINARY SHARES OF 5 PENCE EACH


7.   Name of registered shareholders(s) and, if    8.   State the nature of the transaction
     more than one, the number of shares held by
     each of them



     VIDACOS NOMINEES LIMITED                           MARKET PURCHASE


9.   Number of shares, debentures or financial     10.  Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury
     instruments relating to shares acquired            shares of that class should not be taken into
                                                        account when calculating percentage)

                                                        LESS THAN 0.01%
     840 shares


11.  Number of shares, debentures or financial     12.  Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury
     instruments relating to shares disposed            shares of that class should not be taken into
                                                        account when calculating percentage)

     N/A                                                N/A
     

13.  Price per share or value of transaction       14.  Date and place of transaction

     £8.445 PER SHARE                                   16 SEPTEMBER 2005 ON THE LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE


15.  Total holding following notification and      16.  Date issuer informed of transaction
     total percentage holding following
     notification (any treasury shares should not
     be taken into account when calculating
     percentage)

     625,061 = 0.46%                                    16 SEPTEMBER 2005

If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by 
the issuer complete the following boxes

17.  Date of grant                                 18.  Period during which or date on which it can be
                                                        exercised

     N/A                                                N/A


19.  Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the   20.  Description of shares or debentures involved
     option                                             (class and number)

     N/A                                                N/A
     

21.  Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or 22.  Total number of shares or debentures over which
     indication that price is to be fixed at the        options held following notification
     time of exercise

     N/A                                                N/A
     

23.  Any additional information                    24.  Name of contact and telephone number for
                                                        queries

     N/A                                                STEVE WILLIAMS - 020 7529 2045


25.  Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for 
     making notification

     TONY MCDONALD - COMPANY SECRETARY

Date of notification     19 SEPTEMBER 2005




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