Tag Archives: trains

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.

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.

Tea - TW 2012

Souvenir sheet: Taiwanese Tea

As a dedicated tea drinker I couldn’t resist this souvenir sheet: the teas of Taiwan.

Scenes from Taiwan 3 - 2013

Covers: Scenes from Taiwan

Three great covers with beautifully illustrated stamps showing scenes from Taiwan. Including three se-tenant pairs, the last pair with selvedge.