National Express Group PLC
05 December 2005
The independent trustee of the National Express Group Employee Benefit Trust
(the 'Trust') notified the Company on 2 December 2005 that it had on the same
day transferred 812,070 ordinary 5p shares at £4.17 to satisfy the exercise of
options by employees under the Company's Savings Related Share Option Scheme.
Following this transaction the Trust holds a total of 340,869 shares in the
Company in which the executive directors of the Company, Messrs P.M. White, R.
O'Toole and A.C. Walker are deemed to be technically interested for Companies
Messrs P.M. White and A.C. Walker were not connected with the above
transactions. Mr R. O'Toole exercised his total option over 453 shares granted
on 17 October 2005 (less than 0.01% of the issued share capital) at an option
price of £4.17 and retained the 453 shares. Following this transaction, Mr. R.
O'Toole holds a total of 19,236 shares (0.013% of the issued share capital) and
has options over a further 342,775 shares.
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