PCD 80R Specification:

Leyland National - 11351A/1A - Number: 04100.

Five-Speed Semi Automatic Gearbox.

Capacity - B49+24S.

Body Number - B3788.

Fleet Number - 34.

Eastbourne & District Livery

Service History:

1/77 - Built In 1976 Delivered To Southdown In January 1977. Allocated To The Eastbourne Area.  

17/05/80 - 34 Was The Last Service Vehicle To Enter Crowborough Depot At 23:42hrs On Service 119 From Lewes. The Doors Closed For The Last Time As An Operational Depot That Evening. 34 Was Taken To Lewes On The Sunday Morning With National 78  ( YCD 78T ).

2/83 - Entered Portslade Works For Overhaul And Repaint. Left Works On 30/7/83 8/86 - Painted Green And Cream With Yellow Southdown East & Mid Sussex Fleet.

8/88 - Painted Green And Cream With White Southdown Fleet Names Applied.

8/89 - Stagecoach Buys Southdown Motor Services Ltd.

9/90 - Painted White With Three Blue Stagecoach Style Strips.

10/90 - Eastbourne & District Fleet Names Applied.

8/91 - Blue Stripes Replaced By Standard Stagecoach Strips.

8/91 - Given Stagecoach Southdown Fleet Names.    

4/92 - Acquired By South Coast Buses Ltd. (34)

7/92 - Renumbered To Fleet No. 180.

4/93 - Southdown Fleet Names Removed.

1/99 - Acquired By Renown Coaches Ltd, Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex.

2/99 - Painted Dark Blue In Renown Livery.

7/02 - Acquired By Wealden PSV Sales, Five Oak Green, Kent.

8/02 - Acquired By Bryan Lane, Eastbourne, East Sussex (For Spare Parts).

9/10 - Acquired By Paul Llewellyn, Crowborough, East Sussex – Current Owner.