Apr 21, 2009

Kaohsiung MRT FDC from TAIWAN

FDC Name:Kaohsiung MRT.
Issue Date:7th APR'2009
Details:To highlight the Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit System —a major national transportation infrastructure project—Chunghwa Post is issuing a set of two stamps, featuring the
1.Central Park Station and
2.the World Games Station.
These stamps and FDC was issued on April 7, 2009.
Central Park Station: This underground station comprises two levels, and the station’s architecture blends into the landscape of adjacent Central Park. A gigantic canopy-like roof, which resembles a flying leaf, was constructed to cover the entrance. Conveying the design concept of “to soar,” it demonstrates a robust and constant vitality.
World Games Station: Inspired by the special physical environment of Kaohsiung and meant to show the special characteristics of a harbor city, the central design concept of this elevated station focuses on sailing, and the station building resembles a ship, befitting a major center of international shipping.
FDC Designer:Chang,Chun-Yuan
Remark:Nice set of 2 stamps,FDC posted on the issue date by registered post.The first day cancellation of Train is good.Local cancellation is also good.Many thanks to my friends in Taiwan fro sending such nice FDC.

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