This is one of my favourite sights, a Royal Mail articulated truck, with its stylish red livery. The company can trace its history to 1516, when Henry VIII established a “Master of the Posts”, but the form of transport has changed quite a lot since deliveries were carried on horseback. There is a steady flow of red vehicles to and from the huge mail sorting centre, ranging from small vans to lorries like these hauling containers that are forty feet long.
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