Mickey Mouse on Stamps – Disney Cartoons – Antigua & Barbuda 1989

Mickey Mouse on Stamps – Disney Cartoons – Antigua & Barbuda 1989

A Set of Stamps was issued by Antigua & Barbuda on Philexfrance 89 International Stamp Exhibition on 07 Jul 1989. It features Disney Cartoon Character Mickey Mouse’s Visit to France.

Mickey at Arch of Triumph The Place Charles de Gaulle

Mickey finding Way by Metro

Mickey at High Fashion at Famous Couture.

A FDC with the three stamps is listed

FDC DISNEY MICKEY ANTIGUA
DISNEY CARTOONS – MICKEY MOUSE IN FRANCE -FDC OF ANTIGUA & BARBUDA 1989

Valley Railway ATM Stamps – Israel 2018

Valley Railway ATM Stamps – Israel 2018

Israel issued a six value set of ATM Stamps on 06 Feb 2018. The stamps feature the Valley railway and Locomotive 265. The ATM issues known are 00001 (Philatelic Bureau), 00714 (Haifa) and 00917.

A FDC with one value ATM stamp (ATM 00001) cancelled at Haifa is listed.

Valley Railway or Jezreel Valley Railway was a historic railroad that existed in Ottoman ,British Palestine and Modern Israel.It runs along Mediterranean coast inland along the Jezreel Valley. The historic line was part of Haifa -Dera’a Line which itself was a branch of  Hejaz Railway.

The historic Haifa -Dera’a narrow gauge Line was inaugurated on 15 Oct 1905 and connected the Port of Haifa with the main part of Hejaz Railway the Damascus -Medina line and the services operated till 1948.

Despite several renewal attempts it did not start till construction began on a new line in 2011.The Passenger services on the new standard gauge line from Haifa to Beit She’an along the same route as Valley line commenced on 16 Oct 2016.

 

ISRAEL FDC ATM VALLEY RAILWAY 2018
ISRAEL FDC ATM VALLEY RAILWAY 2018

Narrow Gauge Locomotives -Stamps of South West Africa 1985

Narrow Gauge Locomotives -Stamps of South West Africa 1985.

on 11 Sep 1897 the first members of the “Feldbahn-Baukommando” arrived from Germany in Swakopmund,SWA. They built a railway line with a width of 600mm from  Swakopmund to Windhoek and was officially opened to traffic on 01 Jul 1902 and known as “Staatsbahn”. The private narrow gauge line from Swakopmund to Tsumeb was opened in Nov 1906.

South West Africa issued a set of four stamps on Narrow Gauge Locomotives on 02 Aug 1985.The Four were

12c – Zwilling Schmalspur Locomotive 1898

25c- Feldspur side tank Locomotive

30c -0-6-2 Side Tank Locomotive 1904

50c- Henschel Hd Locomotive1912

NARROW GAUGE LOCOMOTIVES -SWA
NARROW GAUGE LOCOMOTIVES -SOUTH WEST AFRICA (NAMIBIA)-1985

Crocodile Locomotives on stamps – France 2001

Crocodile Locomotives on stamps – France 2001.

France issued a souvenir sheet of 10 stamps on History of Railways on 06 Jul 2001. One of the stamps features the Crocodile class of electric locomotives. It derives its name from the crocodile snouts at each end of loco.It first applied to Swiss locos but later to other countries also.

The French SNCF 25Kv  AC locomotives of classes CC 14000 & CC 14100 used mainly for iron ore trains are sometimes called Crocodiles.

A stamp on Crocodile used on a cover is listed.

CROCODILE LOCOMOTIVE
CROCODILE LOCOMOTIVE -FRANCE 2001

125th Anniversary of Austrian Railroads – Stamps of Austria 1962

125th Anniversary of Austrian Railroads – Stamps of Austria 1962

Austria issued a stamp on 09 Nov 1962 to mark the 125th Anniversary of Austrian railroads. The Stamp features an electric locomotive BR 1010 and train of 1837.

A FDC is listed.

125th ANNIVERSARY OF AUSTRIAN RAILROADS
125th ANNIVERSARY OF AUSTRIAN RAILROADS-AUSTRIA 1962

Centenary of Brenner Railway -Austria 1967

Centenary of Brenner Railway -Austria 1967.

The Brenner Railway is a major Line connecting the Austrian & Italian railways from Innsbruck to Verona climbing up the Wipp valley, passing over the Brenner pass descending down to Eisack valley to Bolzano then further down to Adige valley to Roverto and along Adige valley section to Verona.

Austria issued a stamp on 23 Aug 1967 to mark its centenary .The Stamp features C-n2 freight locomotive,system hall (1860). A First Day Cover is Listed.

CENTENARY OF BRENNER RAILWAY
STAMP OF AUSTRIA -CENTENARY OF BRENNER RAILWAY -1967

Taoyuan Airport MRT Line – Miniature Sheet -Republic of China (Taiwan)-2018

Taoyuan Airport MRT Line – Miniature Sheet -Republic of China (Taiwan)-2018

Taiwan (ROC) issued an odd shaped miniature sheet containing two stamps on Taoyuan Airport MRT Line.Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Access MRT,commonly knosas Airport MRT is a rapid transit line of Toyuan metro that connects the municipalities of Taipei, New Taipei & Taoyuan with Taoyuan International Airport. It was opened on 02 Mar 2017. It has a daily ridership of  56,000 plus and has 21 stations.

The miniature sheet was issued on  02 Mar 2018.

TAOYUAN MRT LINE -TAIWAN
TAOYUAN AIRPORT MRT LINE – MINIATURE SHEET TAIWAN 2018
TAIPEI MAIN  STATION on TAOYUAN MRT
TAIPEI MAIN STATION on TAOYUAN MRT