Thursday, March 14, 2013

Railway Stations Theme of Singapore Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 28, 2013 - Singapore

Singapore has issued a set of four new postage stamps featuring Historic Railway Stations.

In Singapore, the need for a rail system started as early as 1860s as materials and goods had to be moved efficiently to Keppel Harbour, themain point of the import/export trade. The first railway system in Singapore was limited to the island and it was only in 1923 with the construction of the causeway that a direct link with Johor, Malaysia was realized.

Learn more at: Singapore Post

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