The Coast Daylight Express Train – Antigua and Barbuda 1986

The Coast Daylight Express Train – Antigua and Barbuda 1986

An International Stamp Exhibition AMERIPEX 86 was held in Chicago in 1986.  Antigua and Barbuda issued a miniature sheet on 22 May 1986 to commemorate this exhibition. The Miniature sheet featured The Coast Daylight Express Train of USA. The Coast Daylight was earlier known as Daylight Limited, it was a passenger train on Southern Pacific Railroad between Los Angeles and San Francisco, California via SP’s coastline. It was advertised as the most beautiful passenger train in the World carrying a particular red, black and orange colour scheme. The train operated from 1937 to 1974 and in 1974 Amtrak merged it with Coast Starlight.

The stamp is also overprinted BARBUDA MAIL on the miniature sheet.

ANTIGUA BARBUDA MS RAILWAYS
ANTIGUA BARBUDA MS RAILWAYS -DAYLIGHT EXPRESS -THE MOST BEAUTIFUL TRAIN IN THE WORLD

 

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