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Welcome to your new style local 35 bus into the centre of Worcester from Warndon. As a tribute to the composer so closely associated with the area, Edward Elgar, and the fact that he onced lived in a house very close to the route, we've called it Nimrod.
We've given your buses a stylish makeover, with smart new interiors and free USB charging and WiFi. And don't forget, contactless payments are accepted on board. If you travel with us regularly, you'll save money with our app and Worcester Unlimited.
Operating about every 10 minutes serving Blackpole, Warndon, Brickfields & City Centre Mondays to Saturdays and every 20 minutes on Sundays, Nimrod runs when you need it. View the timetable at the bottom of this page or click to download a handy timetable which tells a bit of history of Edward Elgar and 'Nimrod'
Elgar School of Music
We're proud to have worked with the Elgar School of Music in Worcester to launch our Nimrod route and are delighted to tell you about their events to allow you to learn more about the music of Elgar and beyond.
See their lastest events here - or check out the advertisment on our Nimrod vehicles.
The English Composer Edward Elgar (1857-1934) was born near Worcester and will always be associated with the area, in particular his beloved Malvern Hills.
One of his best loved and most enduring works is Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, popularly known as the Enigma Variations, each one dedicated to a personal friend.
Augustus Jaegar, a music editor and close friend, gave Elgar support, advice and criticism, something Elgar greatly appreciated.
The variation dedicated to Jaegar was called Nmirod. Nimrod was an Old Testament Vigure, the great-grandson of Noah, described as 'a mighty hunter before the Lord.' Jäger is German for Hunter.
35: WORCESTER - BLACKPOLE - WORCESTER ( Nimrod )
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