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

Friday, 25 March 2016

An early Bova National Express Rapide 530 AEF 203Y

A hint of the future, these angular Bova DAF's made a bit of a contrast to the mostly Duple Dominant and Plaxton bodied Leylands on National Express work in the Eighties. A scarce Northern General example on Rapide 530 was caught about to enter Digbeth Coach Station one busy Friday.

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