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Thursday 13 December, 2007

National Express

Holding(s) in Company

National Express Group PLC
13 December 2007


TR-1:               notification of major interests in shares


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing        National Express Group PLC
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 the notification           Barclays Bank PLC
obligation:

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

                                                                Barclays Bank PLC

                                                                Barclays Bank Trust Company Ltd

                                                                Barclays Capital Securities Ltd

                                                                Barclays Global Investors Canada Ltd

                                                                Barclays Global Investors Japan Ltd

                                                                Barclays Global Investors Ltd

                                                                Barclays Life Assurance Co Ltd

                                                                Barclays Private Bank Ltd

                                                                Barclays Stockbrokers Ltd

                                                                Gerrard Investment Management Ltd


5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is                11 Dec 2007
crossed or reached if different):

6. Date on which issuer notified:                                             12 Dec 2007

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                                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 using Number of   Number of   Number of   Number of voting rights   % of voting rights
the ISIN CODE      Shares      Voting      shares
                               Rights      Direct      Direct       Indirect     Direct       Indirect

GB0006215205       7,696,112   7,696,112   6,429,425   0            6,429,425    0                 4.21


B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial    Expiration date Exercise/ Conversion      Number of voting rights    % of voting
instrument                           Period/ Date              that may be acquired if    rights
                                                               the instrument is
                                                               exercised/ converted.



Total (A+B)
Number of voting rights                            % of voting rights
        6,429,425                                               4.21








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

Barclays Bank PLC

Barclays Bank Trust Company Ltd

Barclays Capital Securities Ltd

Barclays Global Investors Canada Ltd

Barclays Global Investors Japan Ltd

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 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:                                                      Jenny Casson

15. Contact telephone number:                                         020 7529 2041




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