63rd Railway Week – Indian Railways

Indian Railways – 63rd Railway Week

Indian Railway celebrates 63rd Railway Week from 10th to 16th April 2018. A Few Special covers issued on Indian Railways are listed below.

Centenary of South Eastern Railway – A set of Four stamps were issued to commemorate the Centenary of South Eastern Railways (1887-1987) on 28 Mar 1987.

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STAMPS ON SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAYS -INDIA 1987

East Coast Railways – Bhubaneswar . A Special Cover was issued on East Coast Railways on 24 Aug 2014.

SPL CVR EAST COAST RLY
SPECIAL COVER EAST COAST RAILWAYS – INDIA 2014

160 Glorious Years of Railways in Eastern India -The First Train in this sector ran from Howrah to Hooghly on 15 Aug 1854. A Special Cover was issued on 10 Apr 2015 to mark 160 years of Railways in Eastern India.

SPL CVR EAST RLY
SPECIAL COVER -160 YEARS OF RAILWAYS IN EASTERN INDIA 2015

150 Years of  Railways in Delhi – A special cover was issued on 07 May 2015 to mark 150 years of Railways in Delhi (1864-2014).

SPL CVR DELHI RLY
SPECIAL COVER -150 YEARS OF RAILWAYS IN DELHI.

125 YEARS OF RAILWAYS OF KOLHAPUR – CENTRAL RAILWAYS . A Special cover was issued at Kolhapur (Pune Division) on 18 May 2017 to mark 125 Years of Railways of Kolhapur. The Kolhapur Railway station was inaugurated on 21 April 1891.

SPL CVR KOHLAPUR RLY
SPECIAL COVER – 125 YEARS OF RAILWAYS OF KOLHAPUR.

 

Stamps on 120th Anniversary of State Railway Thailand

Stamps on 120th Anniversary of State Railway Thailand

A Set of four round shaped stamps was issued by Thailand  on 26 March 2017 to mark 120th anniversary of State Railway Thailand. The Four Locos on stamps are

General Electric Diesel Electric Locomotive (1964-66)

Krupp Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive (1969)

GEA Diesel Electric Locomotive (1995)

CSR Qishuyan Diesel Electric Locomotive (2015)

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stamps on Locomotives to mark 120th Anniversary of State Railway Thailand

Stamps on 100th Anniversary of Bangkok Railway Station.

A set of Four Stamps was issued by Thailand on 25 June 2016 to mark the the 100th anniversary of Bangkok Railway station also known as HUA LAMPHONG  or Bangkok Train Station. It is the main terminal to Northern, Eastern ,Northeastern and Southern Thailand. It  also connects with the MRT Underground system. It was opened in 1916 and has a distinct half dome structure. This is featured on the stamps.

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Stamps on Hua Lamphong Railway Station Bangkok 2016