Thursday, April 23, 2015

410 - TPO No. 1, Central Railway

TPO No. 1 Central Railway [Travelling Post Office Railway Number 1, Central Railway], running between Rockhampton and Longreach, opened on 17 September 1867 between Rockhampton and Westwood. No extensions were made until 1874 and it was 1879 before the railway reached Emerald. It was gradually extended to Barcaldine in September 1886 and Longreach in 1892

The travelling post office opened on 13 July 1885 with the journey between Rockhampton and Beta railway station 25 km past Alpha. The service was probably extended to Barcaldine in December 1886 and then to Longreach in 1892 when the line reached there
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (9 mm) is rated Rare


TPO No. 1 Central Railway Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (9 mm) rated Rare


TPO No. 1 Central Railway Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (9 mm) rated Rare


TPO No. 1 Central Railway Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (9 mm) rated Rare


TPO No. 1 Central Railway Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (9 mm) rated Rare. Seen at Premier Postal auctions


TPO No. 1 Central Railway Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (9 mm) rated Rare. Seen at Premier Postal auctions


TPO No. 1 Central Railway Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (9 mm) rated Rare. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 109

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