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Finland Postal Services 2007 Issue
Design by Kaisu Klemetti

Public Transport

Finland Postal Service has issued a new four stamp booklet with postage value of 1st Class (2.80 Euro) named "Public Transport" on the 9th of May 2007. The stamps are being issued to announce the 57th world conference of the UITP (International Association of Public Transport). This major public transport event will be held in Helsinki in May and hosted by Helsinki City Transport and the Helsinki Metropolitan Area Council. Each of the stamps is described below:

  • The first stamp in the booklet shows a low-floor Sm4 urban train which has just arrived at a covered platform in Helsinki railway station.
  • The next stamp depicts a new bendy tram on route 10 standing at the Korppaanmäki stop.
  • The third stamp has an underground metro train speeding across the bridge over Vartiokylä Bay.
  • The fourth stamp is the two-year-old Kamppi public transport terminal in downtown Helsinki. It is one of Europe's busiest station with about 170,000 passengers a day.

"Public Transport" stamps can be purchased as a Booklet of 4, or FDC. The size of each stamp is 55mm x 23mm with a safety perforation . It will be printed by Walsall Security Printing using the Offset printing process with Avery paper. A quantity of 350,000 booklets will be printed.


Public Transport FDC


Public Transport FDC Stamp



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