I AM CHRISTOPHER LEACH THE ARTIST. I started this blog so that I can share with everyone my vast collection of transport photographs showing a personal and nostalgic view of the industry with images that span some 45 years taking in the U.K and some of Europe. I have no darkroom and so rather than being the perfectionist after tidying them up I upload the images warts and all, and even those that won't scan squarely or are scratched. In a way it adds age and character. You are all free to download these for your personal use but please remember I still own them and you are not just free to use them without prior permission for any knd of publishing. Click on images to enlarge them and if you want to see more leave your comments or visit my website for the mother-site with galleries including those Buses & Girls: PICTUREWORLD

Saturday, 17 February 2007

MAN-Goppel Bendibus

I think amongst the most unlikely buses to operate into Stafford was when the local NBC bus company Midland Red North received five 1979 MAN articulated or bendibuses and operated them from nearby Cannock. They also worked on the 876 Service to Wolverhanpton which was operated by the same Garage. Originally they were bought for trials in Sheffield alongside DAB's.

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