“Viceroy Special”

2 February 2011 01:42 pm - 12     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The longest stamp that has been issued by the Sri Lanka postal department was launched today to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Viceroy Luxury Steam Train. The picture shows the “Viceroy Special” train. Pix by Kushan Pathirajah















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  • KHKaru Wednesday, 02 February 2011 04:17 PM

    Majestic and beautiful.

    DK Wednesday, 02 February 2011 04:49 PM

    Looks like they celebrated this trip with foreigners, which is very nice but there is hardly a Sri Lankan in sight on the train...

    dan Thursday, 03 February 2011 06:35 AM

    Great work Minister We hope you will continue this work in the future too.

    faizalsamsu Thursday, 03 February 2011 07:16 AM

    This is great... Government should protect and maintain these trains, it would help to attract more tourists...

    Southern putha Wednesday, 02 February 2011 09:01 PM

    We must exploit these rare facilities to the benefit of us and tourists. Not many countries can boast of these and who have them look after with tender care.

    Cobra Thursday, 03 February 2011 01:41 AM

    How sweet it is to be back in the old days. Behold the 'Anguru kaka, wathura bibee Colomba duwana Yakada Yaka!!!

    Navoda Thursday, 03 February 2011 11:10 AM

    This is not Nanuoya. this is Rambukkana Station

    Navoda Thursday, 03 February 2011 11:12 AM

    @Darwin this is Rambukkana station

    zafar m.siddiqi Wednesday, 02 February 2011 01:59 PM

    I SALUTE SRI LANKA RAILWAY FOR MAINTAINING AND KEEPING THEIR HISTORICAL ASSETS LIKE VICEROY SPECIAL TRAIN YES THEY ARE DOING GOOD JOB CHEERS

    Darwin Wednesday, 02 February 2011 02:19 PM

    Nice view of the “Viceroy Special” approaching NanuOya Station.

    ONLOOKER Wednesday, 02 February 2011 03:31 PM

    Ministers are all the time figuring out new way of squandering public funds on thamashas.

    demon Wednesday, 02 February 2011 03:32 PM

    these pics are really beautiful... we need better trains like this...
    pls provide these kind of facilities for sri lankan citizens as well...

    thanks daily mirror...


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