Day: 24 August 2014

From 1 September, bus times between Ludlow and Kidderminster will change. There will be a much improved service, the 2L, which replaces the 292. 2L Timetable from 01-09-2014 (was 292) (PDF) Seven buses will run from Ludlow to Kidderminster from Monday to Friday, up from the current six. The first bus from Ludlow will be earlier, at 8.40am and last bus back from Kidderminster will be an hour later, departing at 17.25. There will be a later bus to Cleobury Mortimer at 18.20. On Saturday, there will be eight buses from Ludlow to Kidderminster, two more than at present. The first will leave at 8.40am and the last at 18.46pm. Coming back from Kidderminster, the last bus to Ludlow is 17.25pm and to Cleobury at 18.15. Richard Huffer, Shropshire councillor for Clee Hill, welcomes the new timetable. “It is great to hear that we are to get more buses. Usually we…

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Update Extra buses were introduced by Herefordshire Council on 11 May 2015. Up to date timetables. Main Article After Shropshire Council refused to support the 492 service between Hereford and Ludlow, the service ends on Sunday 30 August. On the new 490 route, buses will only come into Ludlow four times a day, and not at all at the weekend (the timetable is below). I am really quite shocked that we are to lose this popular bus service. The plan is that the 490 will run the 19 miles from Leominster to Orleton and then turn back without servicing Ludlow. It will only come to town twice a day to drop off and pick up college students. There will be no service at all at weekends and during the school vacations. This bus brings a lot of people into town, not just from villages in Herefordshire, but also from Overton,…

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These are current plans and may change if the weather is wet. Bromfield Road will be closed at the Corve Bridge on Sunday 31 August for one day for micro-surfacing. Lower Corve Street will be closed for micro surfacing on Monday and Tuesday 1/2 September. Vehicles, including buses, will be diverted from Bromfield Road, across the Corve Bridge, up New Road and onto Gravel Hill. Further information on the closure from Kirsty Jones, 0345 6789006.

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