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Monday 13 August, 2007

National Express

Holding(s) in Company

National Express Group PLC
13 August 2007




TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of         National Express Group PLC
existing shares to which voting rights are attached:


2. Reason for notification (yes/no)


An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                             Yes


An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments 
which may result in the acquisition of shares already 
issued to which voting rights are attached


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


Other (please specify):______________


3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification    Barclays PLC
obligation:


4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from    Barclays Bank PLC
3):                                                  Barclays Bank Trust Company Ltd
                                                     Barclays Capital Securities Ltd
                                                     Barclays Global Investors Canada Ltd
                                                     Barclays Global Investors Japan Ltd
                                                     Barclays Global Investors Japan Trust & Banking
                                                     Barclays Global Investors Ltd
                                                     Barclays Life Assurance Co Ltd
                                                     Barclays Private Bank Ltd
                                                     Barclays Stockbrokers Ltd
                                                     Gerrard Investment Management Ltd




5. Date of transaction (and date on which the        08/08/07
threshold is crossed or reached if different):


6. Date on which issuer notified:                    13/08/07


7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:      Decrease from 5% to 4%






8: Notified Details
A: Voting rights attached to shares


Class/type of     Situation previous to   Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares            the triggering
                  transaction

If possible use   Number of   Number of   Number of    Number of voting rights Percentage of voting
ISIN code         shares      voting      shares                               rights
                              rights

                                                       Direct     Indirect     Direct       Indirect
Ordinary Shares   7,632,126   7,632,126   6,138,324    n/a        6,138,324     n/a         4.02%
GB0006215205




B: Financial Instruments


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial    Expiration date      Exercise/ conversion No. of voting rights  Percentage of voting
instrument                                period/date          that may be acquired  rights
                                                               (if the instrument
                                                               exercised/converted)







Total (A+B)


Number of voting rights                              Percentage of voting rights


6,138,324                                            4.02%




9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and /or the financial instruments are effectively
held, if applicable:

Barclays Bank PLC
Barclays Trust Company Ltd
Barclays Capital Securities Ltd
Barclays Global Investors Canada Ltd
Barclays Global Investors Japan Ltd
Barclays Global Investors Japan Trust & Banking
Barclays Global Investors Ltd
Barclays Life Assurance Co Ltd
Barclays Private Bank Ltd
Barclays Stockbrokers Ltd
Gerrard Investment Management Ltd


Proxy Voting:


10. Name of proxy holder:                            n/a


11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease  n/a
to hold:


12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold    n/a
voting rights:




13. Additional information:


14 Contact name:                                       Jenny Casson
                                                       National Express Group PLC

15. Contact telephone number:                          020 7529 2000










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