I have always been interested in transport. My first job was at Leyland Vehicles and transport has been a constant strand in my life even while I have been working in completely different fields.
This area of the site focuses on topics around transport which have not been covered in depth elsewhere, or where I feel I can offer a fresh perspective.
The Silent ServantsFOR OVER SEVENTY YEARS BATTERY-ELECTRIC LORRIES AND VANS quietly shifted our rubbish, picked up our laundry, brought us our groceries and delivered our milk - before almost disappearing from our streets. Now they are set on a renaissance that will utterly eclipse what they achieved in the twentieth century. Whilst what is happening now is very exciting, it is fascinating to learn how we got here. Take the link on the right to a comprehensive and detailed history of these vehicles in Britain from the late-Victorian era all the way up to today.
- August 3, 2021
- June 8, 2020