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Austria Issued Stamp on 125 Years of the Stainz Railway

With a track width of 760 millimetres, the “Bosnian-gauge”, the Stainz railways is classed as one of Austria’s narrow-gauge local railway lines. From 1892 on it covered the approximately 11.3 kilometre stretch between Preding and Stainz in western Styria. Austrian … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Switzerland

125 Years of the Brienz Rothorn Railway The Brienz Rothorn railway (BRB) was commissioned in 1892, just 15 months after construction work began. At the time, it was the highest steam-powered rack railway in the world. The fascination with this … Continue reading

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Thailand Issued Stamps on 120 Years of State Railway

Thailand Post on Thursday launched a new set of four stamps to commemorate the State Railway of Thailand’s 120th anniversary. The stamps depict locomotive models used in Thailand, including the General Electric diesel electric locomotive (1964-1966), the Krupp diesel hydraulic … Continue reading

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First in India : First Locomotive

First locomotive on Indian stamps was appeared on 16th April 1953 to commemorate the centenary of Railway in India.The stamp depicts a locomotive of 1853 and another of 1953. Construction of a line out of Bombay begins, and a locomotive, … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Railway Theme

Austria:Gleichenberg Railway For the past 85 years the Styrian towns of Feldbach and Bad Gleichenberg have been linked by a standard-gauge electric railway. The Gleichenberg railway is now to be presented on a commemorative stamp from the “Railways” series. In … Continue reading

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New Themes of My Stamp (8)

India Post has started service of my stamp through epostoffice.The my stamp will be supplied to customers after payment of 330 Rs.This pack will contain My stamp sheet. Customer has to  send good quality passport size colour photo along with … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Luxembourg

The Centre for Equal Treatment (CET) A law created the CET in 2006. It operates entirely independently, and its purpose is to promote, analyse and monitor equal treatment between all people, without discrimination on the basis of race or ethnic … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Austria

175 Years of the Montanuniversität Leoben Whether you want a course in blast engineering, petroleum engineering or resource management, the range on offer at the Montanuniversität Leoben is constantly growing and many of the courses offered at this little university … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Malaysia

Sabah Trains Malaysia will release 430,000 new stamps on Dec 28 featuring four renowned trains in Sabah — the Hitachi Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive, Railbus, Diesel Multiple Unit (DMC) and Vulcan Steam Locomotive.Of the total, 200,000 stamps are of the Hitachi … Continue reading

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Isle of Man Railway Letter Stamps

IOM has issued a special folder on railway stamps .The first Isle of Man Railway Letter Stamps were issued in 1971 for use on commemorative occasions. They had a face value of 5p and 7p and were inscribed ‘Victorian Steam … Continue reading

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