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

Monday 8 March 2010

Cologne: Modern Transport

Cologne was badly bombed in the War and you can see in this view the ugly mass of Fifties and Sixties concrete that replaced the old city. However the city planners made plenty of provision for public transport with coordinated fast light-rail services to the suburbs like this one heading for Thielenbruch on the E15.

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