On the buses for a taste of nostalgia

All aboard for a touch of nostalgia Credit: Stagecoach

Visitors to Eastbourne’sseafront will see a blast from the past today as Stagecoach launch aclassic bus service numbered route 110.

The new service will follow a circular route from the Sovereign Centre to the theatres via Eastbourne Pier and Terminus Road and will use a restored 1950 AEC Regal single decker and a 1967 Leyland PD2 double decker with an open rear platform.

The service, which will have a driver and a conductor, is part of Stagecoach’s year long celebration of the 110th anniversary of bus services in Eastbourne. The company has also pledged 10p from every ticket sale to St Wilfrid’s Hospice.