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Tuesday 30 October, 2007

National Express

Holding(s) in Company

National Express Group PLC
30 October 2007



TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES



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

National Express Group PLC



2. Reason for the notification (please place an X inside the appropriate 
bracket/s):



An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: (  x )



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 the notification obligation:

Newton Investment Management Limited



4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) :

Newton Investment Management Limited



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

26/10/07



6. Date on which issuer notified:

29/10/07



7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

Decrease from 4.00% to 3.74%



8. Notified details:

Sale of 401,380



A: Voting rights attached to shares


Class/type of shares if possible              Situation previous to the Triggering transaction
using the ISIN CODE
                                  Number of shares                   Number of voting Rights
Ordinary Shares

ISIN GB0006215205                 6,189,196                          4.00%

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Class/type of shares if      Number of shares         Number of voting rights           % of voting rights
possible using the ISIN CODE
                             Direct                   Direct       Indirect             Direct      Indirect
Ordinary Shares


ISIN GB0006215205
                             N/A                      N/A          5,787,816            N/A         3.74%




B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction




Type of         Expiration Date      Exercise/Conversion       Number of voting rights     % of voting rights
financial                            Period/ Date              that may be acquired if the
instrument                                                     instrument is exercised/
                                                               converted.







Total (A+B)


Number of voting rights        % of voting rights


5,787,816                      3.74%



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

Newton Investment Management Limited hold these shares as a discretionary
Investment Manager.



Proxy Voting:



10. Name of the proxy holder:

N/A



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

N/A



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

N/a



13. Additional information:

.................



14. Contact name:

Barbara Lees



15. Contact telephone number:

020 7529 2045


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