A Postbus is a public bus service that is operated as part of local mail delivery. As a means to provide public transport in rural areas with lower levels of patronage where a normal bus service is uneconomic Postbus services are run by the postal delivery company and combine the functions of public transport and mail delivery/collection. A standard passenger fare is payable to the driver/postie.
Bye-bye postbus? Swiss News looks at the end of a monopoly and the first signs of competition for a hallowed institution--the Swiss postal bus.
Jan 01, 2004; When Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini borrowed German dramatist Friedrich Schiller's 1804 play and created the 1829 opera...