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    Mikado Locomotive No. 953

 

 Issue Name: Railway (2nd Series)
 Thai Issue Name: รถไฟ (ชุด2)
 Issue Date: 1990/2533-12-29
 Cause: To propagate the activities of the State Railway of Thailand
 Catalogue Number: 1990/43-46
 Denomination: 2 Baht, 3 Baht, 5 Baht, 6 Baht
 Unused Value: 5 Baht, 10 Baht, 18 Baht, 22 Baht
 Complete Set:  55 Baht (unused), 40 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 3 million pieces for design 1; and 1 million pieces for each of the other designs
 Printer: Leigh-Mardon Pty. Limited, Australia
 Subject: Various types of steam locomotives used by the State Railway of Thailand in the past: 1. English Krauss & Co. Locomotive No. 6, series 5-6, put into service in 1908 on the Mae Khlong Line; 2. Japanese Soong Neun (สูงเนิน), i.e. High Slope Locomotive No. 32, series 31-33 manufactured by Kyosan Kogyo of Fukushima and put into service in 1946; 3. Japanese C56 Locomotive No. 715, series 701-746 put into service in 1946; 4. Japanese Mikado Locomotive No. 953, series 901-970, made by Japan Association of Railway Industry and put into service in 1949-1951.
 Related Link: State Railway of Thailand, Mae Khlong-Mahachai Railway