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Classic Locomotives on new stamps from Royal Mail

Classic Locomotives on new stamps from Royal Mail
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Classic Locomotives of Northern Ireland is the third in Royal Mail's series to commemorate these unsung workhorses of the railway network.

The stamps feature:

1st Class – UTA W Class No. 103
UTA Class W No.103 'Thomas Somerset' with a Belfast-bound up express between the two tunnels at Downhill, west of Castlerock c1950

78p – UTA SG3 Class No. 35
The SG3 Class locomotive shunts wagons at Portadown in 1963..

88p – Peckett No. 2
Peckett No.2 reverses wagons into the British Aluminum works at Larne in 1937.

£1.28 – CDRJC Class 5 No. 4
The Class 5 locomotive Meenglas shunts a carriage at Strabane in 1959.

The Miniature Sheet features all four Classic Locomotives of Northern Ireland stamps, together with a fabulous photograph of the UTA Class Z No. 27 Lough Erne crossing Larne Lough in 1968 in its border.

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