Disposal of Go West Midlands

Released : 03/03/2008 08:00

Go-Ahead Group PLC
03 March 2008

                                                                    3 March 2008
                             The Go-Ahead Group plc
                          ('Go-Ahead' or the 'Group')

                          Disposal of Go West Midlands

Further to the review of the West Midlands bus operations referred to in the
Group's interim results announced on 15 February 2008, Go-Ahead announces that
it has today completed the unconditional sale of 100% of the share capital of
the company to Rotala plc ('Rotala'). The gross asset value of the business was
approximately £1 million and the net book value was approximately nil. Rotala
operates the long established North Birmingham Busways and Central Connect
services in the Birmingham Area, as well as other businesses in the region.

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For further information, please contact:

The Go-Ahead Group plc                                             020 8929 8650

Keith Ludeman, Group Chief Executive
Nick Swift, Group Finance Director

Weber Shandwick Financial                                          020 7067 0700

Richard Hews / Rachel Martin / Hannah Marwood

Note to Editors

Go-Ahead Group plc is one of the UK's leading providers of passenger transport
management services operating in the bus, rail and aviation sectors.  Employing
approximately 27,000 staff across the country, we provide services to over 900
million passengers each year.  In addition to the travelling public, customers
include Transport for London (TfL), BAA, major airlines, local authorities and
the Department for Transport (DfT).

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