Earlier this week, The Green Bus launched two new special services for those looking for a day-out away from the West Midlands.
Services X92 and X94 will transport you away to two beautiful locations in the Shopshire countryside, Ludlow and Carding Mill Valley respectively.
Service X92 – Birmingham to Ludlow (Tuesdays only)
Service X92 leaves city at 9am and operates along the Hagley Road to Quinton, then via Mucklow Hill to Halesowen. From Halesowen the route runs through Blakedown, Kidderminster (Serving Severn Valley Railway not the town centre) West Midlands Safari Park, Bewdley Town Centre, Far Forest, Cleobury Mortimer, Clee Hill and Terminating at Ludlow. Arriving at 11:05 and leaving again at 13:40.
Service X94 – Birmingham to Carding Mill Valley (Thursdays only)
Service X94 leaves city at 9am and operates along the Hagley Road to Quinton, this service then operates via Quinton expressway, Manor Way and serves Halesowen bus station, from here the service operates along Church Croft and Richmond Street to Stourbridge Road, Windmill Hill, Toys Lane, Oldnall Road, Brook Holloway, Wolloscote Road, Chawn Hill to Stourbridge Junction, then operates along the 242 route (Averting Bridle Road) to Kinver, Six Ashes, Bridgnorth High Street, Ironbridge, Buildwas Abbey, Longville, Church Stretton and terminating at Carding Mill Valley.
Payment can be made by contact less payment methods only on board the bus. £6 single and £10 return. Concessionary passes are valid after 09:30am.
Both services start at Station Street from stand NS13 at 9am on their respective days throughout August only. Anyone can get on at any stop along the route.
UPDATE: “Slight update to the above, due to National Trust parking restrictions we are unable to take the X94 into Carding Mill Valley itself, therefore the X94 will be terminating in Church Stretton just 5 minutes walk away from the beautiful valley.”
Photo and details courtesy of The Green Bus