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
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.
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.
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.
Pilatus Cogwheel Railway -125th Aniiersary -Stamps of Switzerland
Switzerland issued a stamp on 08 May 2014 to mark the 125th Anniversary of Pilatus Cogwheel Railway. The Pilatus railway is a Mountain railway in Switzerland and is the steepest rack railway in the world with maximun gradient of 48% and Minimum of 35%.