National Express Group reports growth

National Express Group plc (NX) records growth in its Interim Management Statement for the period from 1 January 2014 to date..

Group revenue in the period was up 2% (in constant currency). Key developments included 5% revenue growth in the UK businesses driven by a 4% increase in passengers and 9% core revenue growth in UK Coach.

However underlying revenue in ALSA declined 1%, with signs of improved consumer confidence in Spain and continued growth in Morocco.

Underlying revenue in North America rose 2%.