Tag Archives: railways

UK FDC Post and Go Mail by Rail

FDC: Royal Mail Heritage: Mail by Rail

This cover from Royal Mail carries Post & Go ATMs commemorating the contribution that the UK’s railways made to the postal system: Mail by Rail.

Sri Lanka Stamps: Viceroy Special

Stamps: 25th Anniversary of the Viceroy Special Steam Locomotive

This issue from Sri Lanka commemorates the Viceroy Special steam locomotive. StampWorld indicates that this is the 25th anniversary issue.

Stamps Cover FDC Rhodesia 70th Anniversary of the Opening of the Beira-Salisbury Railway

FDC: 70th Anniversary of the Opening of the Beira-Salisbury Railway

This cover commemorates the opening of the railway line from Beira, on the coast of Mozambique, to Salisbury in Rhodesia (now called Zimbabwe).

Stamps Cover FDC Malawi 1968 Locomotives

FDC: Locomotives from Malawi

This cover is nearly 50 years old and carries 4 locomotives illustrating the history of the railways in Malawi in 1968.

Japex 2013 official catalog and entry ticket

PEX: Japex 2013

Last year I was in Tokyo at the same time that Japex 2013 came to town: a lucky coincidence!

stamps souvenir sheet Japan 2013 Railway Series 1

Souvenir Sheet: Japanese Railways

This souvenir sheet from JP Post features Japanese railways and their distinctive locomotives from around the country and through history.

Stamps DE 2013-09 175 Years Steam Locomotive Saxonia

Stamps: Germany, September 2013

I was in Germany again last week. Here are the Deutsche Post issues for September 2013.

FDC Cover UK 2013 London Underground

FDC: London Underground

This FDC commemorates 150 years of the London Underground, the world’s oldest underground transport network.

Historical Railway Stations 2013

Cover: Historical Railway Stations in Singapore

Country: Singapore Date: 28th February 2013 One of the stamps from the “Historical Railway Stations” issue, with commemorative cancel. Stamp Details Bukit Timah Railway Station Thanks to Ai Lyn for this cover.