Sunday, January 16, 2011

Philatelic exhibition on Railway theme and Special Cover to mark 150 years of arrival of railway at Vadodara















As a part of celebration of 150 years of arrival of railway at Vadodara, non competitive philatelic exhibition on Railway theme was organized from 11th January to 13th January 2011 at Railway Auditorium by Divisional Railway HQ, Western Railway, Vadodara with support of India Post and Baroda Philatelic Society. Shri R. N.Verma, General Manager of Western Railway inaugurated the exhibition.Exhibits on railway theme were displayed in 18 Frames including one frame of Match Box labels on Railway theme. Original Print of Illustrated London News dated 23rd May 1863 which published news about the introduction of Bullock Tram between Dabhoi - Miyagam in Baroda State in 1862 was also on display. India Post has opened philatelic counter at the exhibition for sale of philatelic material. A Special Cover was also released on the occasion to mark 150 years of arrival of railway at Vadodara. Special Cover was released by Postmaster General Lt. Col. D. K. S. Chauhan of Vadodara Region and presented to Shri R. N.Verma, General Manager of Western Railway. Special Cover depicts old railway station of Vadodara, railway route of 1870 and newly constructed railway station building towards Alkapuri (West Side of Vadodara). Cancellation design depicts newly constructed railway station building towards Alkapuri. Special Cover and Cancellation were designed by Mr. Sapan Jhaveri (http://www.indianstamps.com/) and the concept of designs was of Mr. Prashant Pandya

Source: Mr.Prashant.H.Pandya
Vadadora
Thnx Mr.Prashant for sending details and Photographs of the ceremony.
Sandeep Chaurasia
Gorakhpur

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Railway Engineers


Special Date 11-1-11

Hi All this Cover is send from LOCO WORKSHOP,GORAKHPUR to L.N.M.Railway Hospital,North Eastern Railway,Gorakhpur.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Exhibition on Railway at Vadodra Division ,W.R.

As a part of celebration of 150 Years of arrival of train at Vadodara (1861-2011) a non competitive philatelic exhibition on theme of 'Railways' will be organised by Vadodara Division of Western Railway at Railway Auditorium, Pratapnagar, Vadodara from 11th Jan. 2011 to 13th Jan 2011. Philatelists collecting on 'Railway' theme may contact Prashant Pandya (+919879571179) for exhibiting their collection. A special cover and cancellation will also be released on 11.01.2011 to mark '150 Years of arrival of train at Vadodara (1861-2011)'.
Mr.Pandy can be contact at:
Prashant Pandya +91-265-2371179 +91-9879571179 edesk@prashantpandya.com www.prashantpandya.com www.indianphilately.net

Saturday, January 1, 2011

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2011

HAPPY NEW YEAR-2011

Hi all this is the time to celebrate and welcome New Year 2011.May this new year 2011 will bring happines,prosperity and chearness among all of you.On dated 31-12-2010 'Railphilatelist' completed the 100 post with the help of all of you.I thank to all of you for suporting the blog and giving me valuable advice and I hope in future you will continue to giving me valuable advice.
Thanking you

Sandeep Chaurasia
Gorakhpur
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