Bibliography
Railway Thematic References by Country

by Tony Goodbody

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 A

Afars and Issas
(See under Africa)
Africa
•  Borgstein AJC. Railway Thematic Stamps of Africa. Published by the author 1989, plus 4 supplements.
•  Goodbody AM & Hart, CA. Railways on Stamps, Vol 3 Africa (VI). Illustrated b/w, 82 pp. Published by Picton Publishing, 1983. ISBN 0 902633 88 0. Deals with former British and Portuguese colonies in Africa.
•  Goodbody AM & Hart CA. Railways on Stamps. Vol 3: Africa (VII).Illustrated b/w, 94 pp . Published by Picton Publishing, 1985. ISBN 0 948251 04 2. Deals with former French, Belgian, Spanish and German colonies in Africa. Eriksson,
•  Hans. Africa. 2006. Postal Stationery Associated With Railways of Africa. 112 pp. Self-published by author (RPG Member).
Albania
(See under Europe)
Algeria
(See also under Africa)
Algerian Railways – Control Overprints  Deals exclusively with overprints on the Algerian Railways Parcel Post issues.
Angola
See under Africa
Argentina
•  Goodbody AM. The Argentine Republic. Not illustrated. Railway Philately,
Vol 8 (No 1, p29, December 1973).
•  Goodbody AM. The Railways of Argentina. Illustrated b/w. The Mainsheet, Vol 17 (No 57, August, 1992, pp 35-40). An updated version of the 1973 article in Railway Philately.
•  Trains on Argentine Revenues  Illustrations and information about trains on US Revenue Stamps (i.e. stamps which prove payment of a fee or tax other than for postage).
Asia
•  Eriksson, Hans. 2005. Postal Stationery Associated With Railways of Asia. 220 pp. Self Published by author (RPG Member).
Australia
•  Australian Railway Stamps and Revenues
•  Collyer D & Peck R. Sydney Harbour Bridge Philatelic and Postal History. Illustrated b/w. Published by the authors, 1983. ISBN 0 9596099 2 x.
•  Goodbody AM. Railways on Stamps: Australia. Not illustrated. Railway Philately,
Vol 4 (No 2, p 53, March 1970).
•  The Sidney Harbour Bridge on Stamps, Postal Stationery and Postmarks  Opened in 1932, Sydney Harbour Bridge appears on numerous postage stamps, miniature sheets, postal stationery, a Parcel label and even a Commemorative Telegram.
•  Victoria (Australia) Railway stamps
Australasia
•  Eriksson, Hans. 2007. Postal Stationery Associated With Railways of Australia, New Zealand and Pacific. 144 pp. Self-published by author (RPG Member).
Austria
(See also under Europe)
•  
Railway stamps of Austria  Illustrated list of railways on Austrian stamps.

B

Bangladesh
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Provisional Overprints on a Pakistan Train Stamp – A Study   Bangladesh, formerly East Pakistan, broke away from West Pakistan and gained its independence in 1971. Local overprinting of Pakistan train stamps took place from December 20th, 1971 onwards.
Barbados

•  Horsford J. The Barbados Railway. Illustrated b/w. Locomotives International, 71 pp . I
SBN 1-900340-12-7.
•  Mills F. The Barbados Railway. Not Illustrated. Railway Philately,
Vol 23 (No 1, p 23, Dec 1988), and Vol 28 (No 2, p 41, March 1994).
•  Prince J. The Barbados Railway. Not illustrated. Railway Philately,
Vol 28 (No 1, pp 22-23, Dec 1993).
Belgian Congo
(See under Africa)
Belgium
(See also under Europe)
•  Railway stamps of Belgium   Illustrated list of railways on Belgian stamps.
Benin (Dahomey)
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The Provisional Surcharges 1986-1996   The Republic of Dahomey gained independence from France in 1960, and in 1975 it was renamed the People’s Republic of Benin. This site covers Benin overprints on Dahomey train stamps in the period 1986 to 1996.
Bolivia
(See also Latin America)
•  Goodbody AM. Bolivia. Not illustrated. Railway Philately, Vol 9 (No 1, pp 3-4, December, 1974).
•  Inauguration of the Gaqui-La Paz Railway, 1915. Lake Titicaca. The stamp was produced 10 years late. It does not show the Railway and was never issued.
•  Goodbody AM. The Railways of Bolivia. Illustrated b/w. The Mainsheet, Vol 17 (No 68, Nov 1992, pp 53-57). Updated version of the 1974 article in Railway Philately.
•  Obligatory Tax Stamps 1940s:  Train & Posthorn – A Study   Obligatory Tax stamps were typically required to be used in addition to the normal postage rates, perhaps for a short continuous period, or on one day of each week or on a particular class of mail.
Bosnia
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1992 Bosnia – Republika Srpska   There is the only railway thematic issue for the Serbian controlled area of Bosnia. It consists of a 100d surcharge (with bars obliterating the original 1d on the Yugoslavia stamp) and, in Cyrillic, the words Republika Srpska (Serb Republic).
Brazil
•  Goodbody AM. Brazil. Not illustrated. Railway Philately,
Vol 8 (No 3-4, June-September 1974, pp 94-96).
•  Goodbody AM. The Railways of Brazil. Illustrated b/w. The Mainsheet,
Vol 18 (No 71, August 1993, pp 11-16)
•  Linecar HWA. Brazil SG 1159. Not illustrated. Railway Philately, Vol 15 (No 1, pp 16-17, Dec 1980).
Bulgaria
(See under Europe)
Burma
•  Goodbody AM. Burma. Not illustrated. Railway Philately, Vol 13 (No 2, p 27, March 1979).

C

Cameroon
• 
MP Bratzel Jr. The Railroads of Cameroun and Associated Postal History. Published in Canada 2009 by the author ISBN 978-0-9694026-6-4, 154pp. Illustrates all known TPO marks, but could also be added to the Thematic list as well as it shows all stamps along with details of the lines and is well illustrated with photos, timetables and postcards. See also under Africa
Canada
•  Goodbody AM. Canadian Railways on Stamps. Not illustrated. Railway Philately,
Vol 4 (No 1, pp 10-11, 27, December 1969).
Central African Republic
(See under Africa)
Ceylon
  Goodbody AM. Ceylon. Not illustrated. Railway Philately, Vol 11 (No 4, p 119, September 1977).
Chile
(See also Latin America)
•  Goodbody AM. Chile. Not illustrated. Railway Philately, Vol 9 (No 3, pp 64-65, June 1975).
•  Goodbody AM. The Railways of Chile. Illustrated b/w. Chile News, Vol III, No 38, April 1992.
China
•  Goodbody AM. China. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 11 (No 4, pp 119-123, Sept 1977).
•  Gray I. Chinese Locomotives on Stamps. Not Illustrated. Railway Philately,
Vol 18 (No 3, pp 50-53, 1984).
•  Manchukuo Stamps   The Scenic Cancellations of the SMRZ and the KLT; scenic cancels could be requested from certain Post Offices and Postal Agencies as a souvenir. Includes special railway cachets which have no postal validity. 
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The 1913 ‘Train Behind Junk’ design   Lists the various printings and overprints. Original issue printed by Waterlow & Sons, subsequent issues printed by the Chinese Bureau of Printing.
•  Unit Stamps of China and later surcharges   These so-called Unit issues were first introduced in May 1949 for the parts of China still under the control of the (Nationalist) Government of Chiang Kai-shek. They were an NVI (No Value Indicated) issue, a useful method of issuing stamps in a period of high inflation.
China (Taiwan)
• 
Goodbody AM. Taiwan. Not illustrated. Railway Philately, Vol 12 (No 1, pp 15-16, Dec 1977).
Colombia
•  Bayliss DG. Colombia – The Quiebra Tunnel. Not Illustrated. Railway Philately,
Vol 14 (No 1, p34, Dec 1979).
•  Goodbody AM. Colombia. Not Illustrated. Railway Philately, Vol 9 (No 3, pp 65-66, June 1975).
•  Issues for Santander and Cucuta   These stamps depicting a train were for use locally in the province/state of Santander and in the city of Cucuta in the very early years of the 20th century.
Congo (Belgian & French)
(See under Africa)
Costa Rica
(See also Latin America)
•  Costa Rica Train Stamps 1911-1945   Postage stamps showing a steam train in a landscape between 1911 and 1945 – all surcharges on Telegraph Stamps.
• 
Goodbody AM. Costa Rica. Not illustrated. Railway Philately, Vol 9 (No 4, pp 81-82, Sept 1975).
•  Goodbody AM. The Railways of Costa Rica. Illustrated b/w. Central American Newsletter, Vol III, (No 47, April, 1992, pp 170-173). An updated version of the Railway Philately article of 1975.
Cuba
(See also Latin America)
•  Goodbody AM. Cuba. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 10 (No 3, pp 79-81, June, 1976).
•  Goodbody AM. The Railways of Cuba. Illustrated b/w. Central American Newsletter,
Vol III (No 56, pp 309-314), Vol III (No 57, pp 329-332) 1994. An updated version of the Railway Philately article of 1976.
•  Railway Thematics: Cuba Unadopted Essay 1937   Illustrates what is thought to be the only surviving record of these stamps.
Czechoslovakia
(See also under Europe )
•  Railway stamps of Czechoslovakia   Illustrated list of railways on Czechoslovakian stamps.
•  Railway Stamps of the Czech Republic   Very short illustrated list of railways on Czech Republic stamps
•  Railway-related issues of the Czech Army in Siberia (1919)   Stamps for carriage of mails on the Trans-Siberian Railway. Read this article. There is a very interesting story behind these stamps!
•  Sudetenland – Railway Thematics of the Anschluss   The Sudetenland (Sudeten: German name for the Sudetes mountains, land: Country) was the northern, southern, and western areas of Czechoslovakia which were formerly inhabited primarily by ethnic German speakers (later to be expelled). This article deals with the cancels and overprints on railway related stamps during the German occupation.

D

Dahomey
(See under Africa, also Benin)
Denmark
(See also under Europe)
• 
Hart CA. Scandinavia Revisited: Denmark. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately,
Vol 10 (No 1, pp 16-22, December 1975). Deals with the DSB parcels stamps.
•  Hart CA. Danish Private Railway Stamps: A Thematic Guide. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 10 (No 2, pp 31-36, March 1976).
•  Jensen, R. & Thomassen, P. Danmarks Jernbanefrimærker, 1865-1965. Illustrated, b/w, 164pp. Published by the authors, 1966.
•  Railway stamps of Denmark     Illustrated list of railways on Danish stamps.
Djibouti
(See under Africa )

E

Ecuador / Equador
(See also Latin America)
•  Ecuador 1926 Railway Stamps   Issued in 1926 to commemorate the opening of the railway from Quito to Esmeraldos.
•  Goodbody AM. Ecuador. Not illustrated. Railway Philately, Vol 10 (No 2, pp 45-47, March 1976).
•  Unadopted Essay (Steam Locomotive) Quito to Ibarro Railway   Believed to be the only surviving record of any kind of this proposed stamp.
Egypt
(See under Africa)
El Salvador
•  1891 Volcano and Steam Train stamps and their surcharges   Read how the printer (N. Seebeck of the Hamilton Bank Note Co.) caused the stamps of many Latin American countries to be branded as “full of forgeries and reprints”.
•  Goodbody AM. El Salvador. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 10 (No 4, pp ?, Sept 1976).
•  Goodbody AM. The Railways of El Salvador. Illustrated b/w. Central American Newsletter,
Vol III (No 48, July, 1992, pp 186-188).
•  Surcharges on National Theatre Issue (Tram Tracks)    Showing the Tram Tracks outside the National Theatre in San Salvador. Printed and surcharged 1917-1921.104-106.
Eritrea
(See under Africa)
Ethiopia
(See under Africa)
Europe (Eastern Europe)
•  Eriksson H. Postal Stationery Associated with Railways: Part I Eastern Europe. Illustrated b/w, 318 p. Sveriges Filatelist-Förbund, 1981.
•  Goodbody AM & Hart CA. Railways on Stamps. Vol 1: Eastern Europe (I). Illustrated b/w, 52 pp . Published by Picton Publishing, 1974. ISBN 0 902633 25 2. Deals with Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany and Romania.
•  Goodbody AM & Hart CA. Railways on Stamps Vol 1: Eastern Europe (II). Illustrated b/w, 64 pp. Published by Picton Publishing, 1975. ISBN 0 902633 26 0. Deals with Hungary, Poland, Russia, Yugoslavia. Eriksson, Hans. 2009. Postal Stationery Associated With Railways of Eastern and Northern Europe. 334 pp. Self-published by author (RPG Member).
Europe (Western Europe)
• 
Goodbody AM & Hart CA. Railways on Stamps Vol 2: Western Europe (III). Illustrated b/w, 70 pp. Published by Picton Publishing, 1975. ISBN 0 902633 28 7. Deals with Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, West Germany.
•  Goodbody AM & Hart CA. Railways on Stamps Vol 2: Western Europe (IV). Illustrated b/w, 60 pp . Published by Picton Publishing, 1975. ISBN 0 902633 34 1. Deals with France, Monaco, Great Britain, Italy.
•  Goodbody AM & Hart CA. Railways on Stamps Vol 2: Western Europe (V). Illustrated b/w, 58 pp. Published by Picton Publishing, 1975. ISBN 0 902 633 54 6. Deals with Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.
•  Reichardt HD. Eisenbahn auf Briefmarken – 1 Westeuropa. Alba Verlag, Düsseldorf, 1978, 132 pp. ISBN 3-87094-048-4.
•  Eriksson, Hans. 2008. Postal Stationery Associated with Railways – Southern Europe. 20 pp. Self-published by author (RPG Member).

F

Fiji
• 
Goodbody AM. The Fiji Sugar Trains. Not illustrated. Railway Philately,
Vol 8 (No 1, p 30, December 1973).
•  Waters PE. The Fiji Sugar Trains. Not illustrated. Railway Philately,
Vol 10 (No 4, pp 109-110, September 1976).
Finland
•  Okday Ismail, HT. Die türkischen Eisenbahnmarken Collegium Philatlicum 1973 RF 97. Rautatien Filatelist (finnische Eisenbahnthematikstempel von 1967-1997). (Finish Railway Thematic Postmarks 1967-1997). Also see under Europe
•  Railway stamps of Finland    Illustrated list of railways on Finnish stamps.
France
• 
Bonnevie A: Obliterations Ferroviaires de France. Catalogue philatélique, 1993, Eigenverlag. French railway pictorial cancellations from 1914 – 2002.
•  Guillon JC. Répertoire des Oblitérations Français a sujet Ferroviaire. Illustrated b/w, 20pp. Association des Cheminots Philatélistes, 1971. See also under Europe
•  Railway stamps of France   Illustrated list of railways on French stamps.
•  Railways: Occupation (1940) and Liberation (1944) Overprints   Shows (inter al.) Occupation overprints on railway thematic stamps.
French Equatorial Africa
•  
Mindouli Viaduct Issues   Overprints and surcharges on the Middle Congo Mindouli Viaduct issues inscribed Afrique Equatoriale Francais (1937-1941)
French Somali Coast
(See under Africa )
French West Africa
(See under Africa )

G

Gabon
(See under Africa)
Germany
•  Brown JC. The Rolling Stock of the Wuppertaler Schwebebahn. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 13 (No 4, pp 87-93, September 1979). In depth study showing postmarks, stamps and postal stationery.
•  GPO Berlin and Trams – Germany and Colonies’ Issues   One Mark stamps, showing the Reichspostgebäude with horse-drawn trams in front. Compares Recess-engraved issues (1900-c.1920) and Lithographed issues (1920). Also deals with overprints in Allenstein, Bavaria, Danzig, East Military Command Area, Occupied Belgium, German PO in China, German PO in Morocco, German PO in Turkish Empire, Marienwerder, Memel, Saar, Upper Silesia, Western Military Command Area.
•  Mönckedick A & Dietmar R. Mit der Schwebebahn nach Grönland. CR/LF GmbH Essen 1996, 174 pp . ISBN 3-9805108-0-8. Describes every stamp, postal stationery and cancellation associated with the Wuppertaler Schwebebahn.
•  Redwitz H. Deutsche Sonder- u. Werbestempel mit dem Motiv Eisenbahn (ohne DDR) 3. Auflage 1991, BSG Nürnberg.
•  Redwitz H. Freistempel mit dem Motiv Eisenbahn im Bereich der Deutschen Bundespost, Von 1948 – 90 inclusive Berlin (West), 2. Auflage 1992, BSG Nürnberg.
•  Rapp l B, Deutsche Ganzsachen mit dem Motiv EISENBAHN – STRASSENBAHN, Eigenverlag 1994. See also under Europe
Ghana/Gold Coast
(See under Africa)
Great Britain
•  Downing K. Stamp Booklets and Postal Stationery with a Railway Theme. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 33 (No 1, pp 10-12, December 1998). See also under Europe.
•  Nene Valley Railway – Railway Letter Service Catalogue 2016   Priced catalogue of Nene Valley Railway Letter Stamps.
•  Railways – Isle of Man Definitives:  Imprint Dates    Summarises the different Imprint Dates which exist on the railway related 1988-92 definitives.
•  Railway Letter Service – Nene Valley Railway   The Nene Valley Railway started its Railway Letter Service in 1986. Its stamps are catalogued here.
•  Railway stamps of Great Britain    Illustrated list of railways on British stamps.
•  Slogan Postmarks   Norvic Philatelics Blog:   GB slogan postmarks
•  Talyllyn Railway – Railway Letter Service Stamps    Images of sheets of Talyllyn letter stamps over the years.
Guatemala
•  1886 Quetzal & Train: Litho and Recess-engraved issue   The short-lived, but complex, provisional surcharges on rail-bond stamps, first issued in March 1886
•  1912-1922 Train Stamps   Railway-related issues in the years 1919-22 with major variations in the style of the surcharges.
•  1922 – 25c Surcharge Errors on 30c Radio Station & Train   This article deals solely with the curious ‘surcharge double/one diagonal’ issues of the regular stamp.
• 
Goodbody AM. Guatemala. Not illustrated. Railway Philately, Vol 10 (No 2, pp 47-49, Mar 1976).
•  Goodbody AM. The Railways of Guatemala. Illustrated b/w. Central American Newsletter
Vol III (No 49, pp 198-202, October 1992). An update of the 1976 article which appeared in Railway Philately.
•  Weinberger, W.A. Trains on Guatemala Revenues. Illustrated, b/w. Railway Philately,
Vol.15 (No3, pp 64-65, June 1981).
Guyana
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Trains on Millenium ‘Banknote’ sheet of stamps   Deals with the ‘Faces of the Millennium’ sheet which also had several train images on it.

H

Haiti
(See Latin America)
Holland / Netherlands
•  Dutch Stamps about Railways  Wide ranging in depth study of Dutch stamps with a railway connection.
•  Railway Stamps of the Netherlands   Illustrated list of railways on Netherlands stamps.
Honduras

•  Barrett NW. The 1898 Locomotive Issue. Illustrated b/w. Stamp Collecting, 17 May 1973. Describes the various forgeries and how to recognise them.
•  Goodbody AM. Honduras. Illustr. b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 10 (No 4, pp 106-107, Sept 1976).
•  Goodbody AM. The Railways of Honduras. Illustrated b/w. Central American Newsletter, Vol III (No 50, January 1993, pp 220-221). An updated version of the Railway Philately article of 1976.
•  Stamps of 1898, including the forgeries and PERMITASE handstamps   Deals with the 1898 issue which illustrated a steam train.
•  Ulua Bridge stamps 1915-1933   The four stamps issued in 1915/16, showing the Ulua Railway Bridge, spawned a large number of overprints and varieties, including the world’s rarest airmail stamp (The Black Honduras) which is also – not surprisingly – the rarest of all railway thematics.
Hong Kong
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Definitives 1987-92:  Kowloon Station Clock   This article is devoted primarily to the definitive stamps of Hong Kong in a style first issued in 1987.
Hungary
•  Mills F. Budapest Cogwheel and Pioneer Railways. Not illustrated. Railway Philately,
Vol 15 (No 2, p46, March 1981). See also under Europe.

I

Iceland
• 
Mill FW. A Railway in Iceland? Railway Philately, Vol 30 (No 1, pp 30-31, December 1995).
(NB since the publication of the article a stamp showing the locomotive has been issued.)
India
• 
Goodbody AM. India and Pakistan. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately,
Vol 12 (No 1, pp 17-21, December 1977), Vol 12 (No 3, p51, June 1978).
•  Indian Railways in Postal Stamps. Vikas Singh. Illustrated in colour, 239 pp . Central Railway CST Mumbai, 2003. Indian Railways in Postal Stamps
•  Railways on Stamps (1937-1982)   Images of sets of Indian stamps with railway connections issued over the years.
Indo-China
•  Hart CA. France beyond the sea: Indo China. Railway Philately, Vol 6 (No 1, pp 24-26, Dec 1971).
Indonesia
• 
Balterman P. Poststempels Nederlands-Indie 1864-1950. (Contains an account of the ‘Night Train’ cachets).
•  Evers B. The Java Night Express Train. Netherlands Philately (USA). Volume 25 (No 1).
•  Goodbody AM. Indonesia. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 12 (No 3, pp 51-52, June 1978).
Iran
•  Goodbody AM. Iran. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 12 (No 3, pp 52-54, June 1978).
Ireland
•  Railway stamps of Ireland    Illustrated list of railways on Irish stamps.
Iraq
• 
Goodbody AM. Iraq. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 12 (No 3, pp 54-55, June 1978).
•  Iraq Railway Stamp Pages    Wide ranging information about Iraq Railways and their stamps.
Israel
• 
Goodbody AM. Israel. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 12 (No 3, p56, June 1978).
Isle of Man
•  Goodbody AM. Railways and Tramways of the Isle of Man. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately,
Vol 8 (No 1, pp 3-6, December 1973).
Italy
(See also under Europe)
•  Railway stamps of Italy    Brief illustrated list of railways on Italian stamps.
•  Stamps of Italy – Railways   Images of Italian railway-related postage stamps issued in 1939, 1956, 1970, 1975, 1981, 1988, 2005 and 2010.
Ivory Coast
(See under Africa )

J

Jamaica
•  Cotterill D. Jamaican Railways as Depicted on Stamps. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately,
Vol 33 (No 4, pp 202-205, September 1999).
•  Goodbody AM. Jamaica. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 10 (No 4, pp 108-109, Sept 1976).
Japan
  Goodbody AM. Japan – A Thematic Story. Railway Philately, Vol 5 (No 4, pp 121-122, Sept 1971).
•  Goodbody AM. Japan. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 12 (No 4, pp 87-89, 1978),
Vol 13 (No 1, pp 13 & p 22 footnotes, 1978).

K

Kenya
(See under Africa)
Korea
• 
Goodbody AM. Korea. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 12 (No 4, pp 90-92),
Vol 13 (No 1, p.14 footnote, 1978)

L

Latin America
• 
Eriksson, Hans. 2006. Postal Stationery Associated With Railways of Latin America. 144 pp. Self-published by author (RPG Member).
•  Weinberger, W.A. Latin America. Not illustrated. Railway Philately, Vol. 17 (No.1, pp14-17),
Vol. 17 (No.3, pp 69-70), Vol. 18 (No.1, pp 25-26), Vol. 20 (No.2, p 44). Deals with revenue stamps showing trains from Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Haiti, Mexico, Nicaragua.
Liberia
(See under Africa)
•  Links (miscellaneous)   A site showing links to other Railway Thematic and TPO/RSO sites.
Luxembourg
•  The Railways of Luxemburg on Stamps   Lists the railway related stamps of Luxembourg from 1926 to 2012.

M

Madagascar
(See under Africa)
Malaya
•  Hossack J. The Malayan East Coast Railway. Not illustrated. Railway Philately,
Vol 11 (No 3, p96, June 1977).
•  Goodbody AM. Malaya. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 13 (No 1, pp 21-22, Dec 1978).
Mali
(See under Africa)
Malawi
(See under Africa)
Manchuria
•  Manchurian Local Overprints 1945/46   Deals with the complex overprints on the Manchukuo 39 fen stamp of 1937 (steam train on Sungari River Bridge) issued under the authorities of both Nationalist and Communist forces.
Mauritania
(See under Africa)
Mauritius
(See under Africa)
Mexico
(See also Latin America)
• 
Goodbody AM. Mexico. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 11 (No 1, pp 21-25, 30).
•  The 40c Map stamp and OFICIAL overprints    Deals with ‘OFICIAL’ overprints of the 1915 issue which features a map of Mexico showing the Mexican states plus the main railway lines and main shipping routes.
Monaco
(See under Europe)
Morocco
(See under Africa)
Mozambique/ Mozambique Company
(See also under Africa )
•  The Railway Thematic Stamps of Mozambique Company   The Mozambique Company, a trading organization, was granted a 50-year charter in 1891 by Portugal to administer the region. From 1892, it had the right to issue its own stamps, many of which illustrated trains, railways and their bridges.

N

Netherlands
•  Dutch Stamps About Railways  You need to navigate to the Dutch page, but this seems to take for ever!
New Brunswick
(See under Canada)
New Caledonia
•  Hart CA. France beyond the sea: New Caledonia. Railway Philately,
Vol 6 (No 1, pp 26-29, Dec 1971).
Newfoundland
•  
Newfoundland Printings   Deals with the railway-related stamps of Newfoundland, most of which  were reissued with modified designs by new printers.
New Zealand
•  Australia & New Zealand Revenue and Railway Fee Stamp Catalogue  You will find New Zealand below the Australia entries. Catalogue only, not a sales list.
•  Claridge TW. Railways on Stamps: New Zealand. Railway Philately,
Vol 4 (No 2, pp 52-53, March 1970).
•  Goodbody AM. New Zealand. Not illustrated. Railway Philately,
Vol 7 (No 3, pp 70-71, 89, June 1973).
Nicaragua
(See also Latin America)
•  Goodbody AM. Nicaragua. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 11 (No 2, pp 37-39, Mar 1977).
•  Goodbody AM. The Railways of Nicaragua. Illustrated b/w. Central American Newsletter,
Vol III (No 51, pp 230-233), Vol III (No 53, pp 260-267), 1993.
•  Nicaragua Momotombo 1900-1905   Read how this issue (illustrating a steam train in front of a volcano) may have persuaded the USA to build a Panama Canal rather than a Nicaragua Canal!
•  The 1907 Telegraph Surcharges on the Momotombo & Train Design   Deals with the 1907 Telegraphic surcharge issues of the 1900 Definitive stamps showing a train and the Mount Momotombo volcano.
Niger
(See under Africa)
Nigeria
(See under Africa)
Norway
•  Norwegian Railways in Philately 
• 
The Brofos Catalogue of Norwegian Railway, Steamship and Carrier Stamps
It is big, in ten parts each of between 1 and 4 MB. Part 1 is 17 pp in 2.56 MB
Nyasaland
(See under Africa)
Panama/ Panama Canal Zone
• 
Dyson AN. The Path between the Seas. Illustrated b/w, 7 pp . Railway Philatelic Group, 1988.
•  Goodbody AM. Panama. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 11 (No 3, pp 91-93, June, 1977).
•  Goodbody AM. Railways in the Panama Canal Zone. Illustrated b/w. Central American Newsletter, Vol III (No 55, pp 293-297, April 1994). An updated version of the Railway Philately article of 1977.

O

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P

Pakistan
• 
Goodbody AM. India and Pakistan. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately,
Vol 12 (No 1, pp 17-21, December 1977), Vol 12 (No 3, p51, June 1978).
Paraguay
• 
Goodbody AM. Paraguay. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 11 (No 3, pp 93-94, June 1977).
Peru
•  Goodbody AM. Peru. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 11 (No 2, pp 40-42, March 1977).
•  Train Stamps: Peru: 1871 ‘Trencito’ issue   This issue is widely regarded as being the first commemorative stamp issue in the world. Read why this might not be true!
Poland
•  Klub Zainteresowan PZF Kolejnictwo. Katalog polskich znakow pocztowych o tematyce kolejowej do 1985 roku, 1986. Catalogue of Polish Railway Theme Stamps, 1985-1986. See also under Europe.
Portugal
(See under Europe )

Q

(no references)

R

Réunion
(See under Africa)
Rhodesia
(See under Africa)
Romania
• 
Eriksson, Hans. 2001. Postal Stationery Associated with Railways in Romania. 156 pp. Self-published by author (RPG Member). See also under Europe
Russia / USSR
(See also under Europe )
•  Railway Transport: USSR (Soviet Union) and Russia Postage Stamps (1918 – 2000)   Sales catalogue complete with stamp images (but a few links are dead).

S

San Marino
(See under Europe)
Saudi Arabia
• 
Goodbody AM. Saudi Arabia. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately,
Vol 13 (No 2, pp 28-29, March 1979)
Sénégal
(See under Africa)
Sierra Leone
(See under Africa)
South Africa/ South West Africa
(See under Africa)
Southern Rhodesia
(See under Africa)
Spain
• 
Nathan NS. The Railway Theme in Spanish Philately. Illustrated b/w, 98 pp. Published by the Spanish Philatelic Society Book Club, 1978. Deals with every conceivable aspect of Spanish railway thematic philately. See also under Europe
Sudan
(See under Africa)
Swaziland
(See under Africa)
Sweden
(See under Europe)
Switzerland
(See also under Europe)
•  Railway Stamps of Switzerland   Illustrated list of railways on Swiss stamps.
•  The 1934-1950 Definitives   Deals with the 1934 to 1950 definitive issues which show railway related pictures.

T

Tanganyika
(See under Africa)
Thailand
•  Goodbody AM. Thailand. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 13 (No 1, December 1978)
Togo
(See under Africa)
Transvaal
(See under Africa)
Turkey
• 
Goodbody AM. Turkey, Not illustrated. Railway Philately, Vol 7 (No 4, pp 108-109, October 1973)
•  Railway Stamps of Turkey    Illustrated list of railways on Turkish stamps.
•  1930 Sivas Railway Stamps: Surcharge Varieties    Deals with (as it says) the various railway related surcharges of this issue.

U

Uganda
(See under Africa)
Uruguay
•  Goodbody AM. Uruguay. Illustrated b/w. Railway Philately, Vol 11 (No 3, pp 94-96, June 1977).
Upper Volta
(See under Africa)
USA
•  Bianculli AJ. Railroad History on American Postage Stamps. Illustrated b/w, 266 pp. The Astragal Press, Mendham, NJ, 2004. ISBN 1-931626-20-0.
•  Goodbody AM. The Railways of America. Not illustrated. Railway Philately,
Vol 5 (No 4, pp 96-100, September 1971).
•  The Rail Philatelist Survey of Rail Philately    Very wide ranging sets of illustration covering all areas of railway philately. Mainly US orientated, but with some worldwide references also. To navigate this site first click on Introduction, then click on the left or right arrows near the top of each page.
•  Trains on Private Express Labels and Stamps    Details of Catalogue of Private Express Labels & Stamps (viz. not railway labels/stamps) by Bruce H Mosher.
•  Trains on U.S. Stamps and Postal Stationery   Illustrations and descriptions of trains on U.S. stamps and postal stationery, exactly what it says on the tin!

V

(no references)

W

World
•  All World Railway Thematics: Prepared for Use but Not Issued    Examines railway related issues from a number of countries which were prepared but never officially issued.
•  
Alnis Guide to Railway Poster Stamps. Illustrated b/w. 28 pp Glass Slipper, 1986
• 
Collect Railways on Stamps. Illustrated b/w, 188 pp. Published by Stanley Gibbons Publications, 1999. ISBN 0-85259-436-4 Listing as per Gibbons Simplified Catalogue.
•  Arai S. The Illustrated handbook of World Railway Stamps. Illustrated b/w, 320 pp. Japan Philatelic Publications, 1984.
•  Arai S. The Illustrated handbook of World Railway Stamps. Illustrated b/w. 419 pp. Japan Philatelic Publications, 1995. Japanese text with country and design index in English.
•  Domfil Railway Thematic Catalogue. Part I lists and illustrates all stamps showing railway vehicles. Part II lists but does not illustrate stamps showing maps, tracks, bridges, tunnels etc.
•  Horst Brix – Railway Thematic Stamps    An interesting look at Railway Thematics in sevral countries, plus lists of reference books and catalogues etc. (some in English, some in German)
•  Ishikawa K. Railways on Stamps. Illustrated b/w (some colour), 171 pp. ISBN 87513 012 0. Profusely illustrated with interesting photographs and maps.
•  Le train au travers de la philatélie     Seems to cover almost every country in the world. You click on a map of the world to go to a particular country or area. Fewer countries available than on the above site. In French.
•  H. J. Schneiders: Spoorwegmotifzegels, Timbres Ferroviaires, Eisenbahnbriefmarken, Railway Stamps. Loose leaf Catalogue with all Updates until 1992. Illustrated b/w.
•  Gert Schumacher: Eisenbahnmotivkatalog. Loose leaf Catalogue with all Updates until today. Illustrated in colour.
•  Gwynn, R and Hoggarth, N. Railway Disaster Mail, Published 2010 by the Stuart Rossiter Trust ISBN 978-0-9545207-4-8 Details all known markings associated with railway disasters around the world with most markings illustrated.
•  Railway Stamps of the World   by Enrico Prous (an RPG member) (some internal links are dead)
•  Railway Wonders of the World – Railways and Postage Stamps  A short but interesting illustrated article on worldwide Railways and Postage Stamps.
•  Richnoddystamps     Train stamps for sale, various countries, prices from £0.10 to £400
•  Selected Studies on Railway Thematic Stamps by Andrew Fowler (an RPG member)
•  Stampbank – Railway Thematics    Sales Catalogue of train and tram-themed stamps, including steam trains and the Eurostar. Usually a bit slow to load.
•  Trains on Railway Parcel Stamps and Railway Letter Stamps of the World    Railway Letter Stamps and Parcel Stamps from 22 countries worldwide.
•  World Railway Stamps    Seems to cover almost every country in the world. You click on a map of the world to go to a particular country or area. Some of the stamps illustrated have only tenuous links to railways. Many countries have only a few stamps images, and some have none. Nevertheless, an extremely wide ranging site.
•  Wright NE Sr. World Railways Philatelic. American Topical Association, 2000. ISBN 0-935991-36-0. Listing based on the Scott Catalogue, loose leaf.

X

(no references)

Y

Yugoslavia
(See under Europe )

Z

Zaïre
(See under Africa)
Zambia
(See under Africa)
Zimbabwe
(See under Africa)

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