Canada 2004 Urban Transit

From Stamps of the World
  • Date of Issue: 30th March 2004
  • four values issued in vertically se-tenant strips within sheet of 16 stamps
  • Design: Debbie Adams from photographs by Andrew Leyerle
  • Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 26mm x width 56mm
  • Perforations: 12.5 x 13.1. *Tagging: GT4
  • Paper: TRC Quantity: 1250000


Issue commemorates 50th anniversary of the opening of the first Subway line in Toronto by TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) but depicts rail transit systems in various Canadian cities
49c ~ Toronto Transit Commission
49c ~ TRANS LINK (Sky Train), Vancouver
49c ~ STM (Société de transport de Montréal)
49c ~ LRT (Light Rail Transit), Calgary

49c strip of four
FDC


First Day Cover depicting construction work in Toronto in 1950s

Full Postal Sheet

49c x 16 stamps