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

Thursday 14 October 2010

AWB Bern: Once the heart of the PTT Post Bus Empire

Opened on 3rd February 1941 the head works at AWB in Bern was busy especially in winter when seasonal drivers with no work were drafted in from their local garages to help service the fleet. At one time there were over fifty buses in here being serviced out of  a fleet of400-500, but by the Nineties despite the fleet growing well above the five-hundred mark much of the big jobs was being done by local contractors. Most of the activity was confined to keeping the local allocation of about 33 plus cars etc in good shape like this Mercedes-Benz O405G articulated bus P27709.


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