Enjoy a free ride at festival of classic buses

THE seventh annual Eastbourne Classic Bus Running Day is taking place on Sunday (July 22).

The event will be a festival of classic buses and will feature: free services operated by vintage buses from Eastbourne Station serving the Seafront, Pevensey Bay and Hailsham; free open top vintage bus service to the Top of Beachy Head and Birling Gap; static displays of vehicles at the Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway (off Lottbridge Drove).

All buses will start from the car park adjoining Eastbourne Station between 10am and 5pm.

There will be a frequent shuttle service connecting with the Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Centre.

Entry is free for programme holders although there will be a charge for train rides.

A souvenir programme will be available for £7.50 on the day or £7 in advance. For more information see www.eastbourne-classicbus.co.uk