Australia Trans-Australian Railway: 1917–2017 Set of 2 Self-adhesive MUH (1001)
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The stampsThe stamps were designed by John White of the Australia Post Design Studio. The stamps feature vintage travel posters from the collection of State Library Victoria. The posters convey the optimism and aspiration of the new rail service.
$1 To the WestThis advertising poster, from circa 1960, features a stylised train similar to the first diesel locomotive GM1.
$1 Across AustraliaThis poster, from circa 1930, is by well-known graphic artist James Northfield. It shows a figure on a camel viewing a locomotive as it speeds across the desert towards Perth.