Lithuania 2009 Railways in Lithuania 150th anniversary

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 8th August 2009
  • one value
  • Designed by: H Ratkevičius
  • Printed by: ÖSD, Vienna, Austria. Sheets of 50
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 35mm x width 30½mm
  • Perforations: 13.7 x 13.9

150th anniversary of Railways in Lithuania (of the opening of the St Petersburg to Warsaw Railway within the territory)[edit]

2.90Lt ~ 0-3-0 steam locomotive and carriages (1860), and modern Lithuanian EJ375 double-deck diesel train

  • Notes. Imperial Russia commenced construction of the St Petersburg to Warsaw railway across present day Lithania in 1859
  • The first locomotive arrived in Vilnius from Daugpilis on September 4, 1860