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Railway mail service

a comparative study of railway rates and service

by George G. Tunell

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Published by Lakeside Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Railway mail service -- United States,
    • Railroads -- Freight -- Rates -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby George G. Tunell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6475 .T89
      The Physical Object
      Pagination214 p. ;
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6911772M
      LC Control Number01031932
      OCLC/WorldCa583310


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Welcome to Railway Mail Service. Authors: Miriam Pysno & Katherine Fetter “There is no position in the Government more exacting than that of a postal clerk, and no one that has so many requirements.

He must not only be sound ‘in wind and limb,’ but possessed of more than ordinary intelligence, and a retentive memory. Clerks working in Railway postal car, cir.

The Railway Mail Service revolutionized the way mail was processed by sorting mail aboard moving trains. Railway mail service began inbut grew slowly until the Civil War. Inmail was sorted en route, as a train moved between two points. RMS (Railway Mail Service) is a part of Department of Posts India.

Rail way Mail Service Offices are divided in to two. Those Rail way Mail Service offices situated in Railway Plat forms are named Railway Mail Service Office.

Those are situated away from Railway Platform are named as Sorting Offices. The United States Postal Service's Railway Mail Service was a significant mail transportation service in the US from the midth century until the midth century. The RMS, or its successor the Postal Transportation Service (PTS), carried the vast majority of letters and packages mailed in the United States from the s until the s.

Mail Services. The primary function of Post Office is collection, processing, transmission and delivery of mail. All postal articles whose contents are in the nature of message can be classified as mail which includes Letters, Postcards, Inland Letter Cards, Packets, Ordinary, Registered, Insured, Value Payable articles and Speed Post.

The mail was equally divided in the pouch and a strap in the center was drawn tight; that was the point at which the end of the catcher arm first made contact. The pouch was hung on the crane in an upside‑down position. Non-stop mail exchange using catcher arm, catcher pouch and trackside mail crane.

Average Day of RPO Clerks. One of eight large-scale pictorial maps of midwestern states showing routes and post offices of the Railway Mail Service. Designed by Chicago railway mail clerk Frank H. Galbraith to help employees of the Railway Mail Service quickly locate counties and post offices.

The maps were rented for practicing or prospective workers who numbered over 6, and traveled over a million miles a year on. A history of the railway mail service, together with a brief account of the origin and growth of the postoffice service and a sketch showing the daily life of a railway mail clerk.

(Washington, D. C., Columbian correspondence college, []), by Washington Columbian correspondence college Railway mail service book images at HathiTrust). Yes. Speed Post counters are alloted to those major Railway Stations, where RMS (Railway Mail Service), the logistics wing of India Post is situated.

These RMS are not found at every Railway Station. As, Train timings associated with any RMS are u. This Railway Mail Service hat dates from and is the Postal Artifact of the Month for March From the mid s through the end of the century Railway Mail Service clerks had to wear a uniform of pants, a jacket and this hat.

With the introduction of the Eagle Badge (postal artifact of February ) the badge alone was enough. A History of the U.S. Railway Mail Service FallVol. 37, No. 3 By Fred J. Romanski Enlarge Night Scene at an American Railway Junction, by Currier & Ives, ca. shows the Flying Mail train at center.

(Library of Congress) The railroad station attendant at Mishawaka, Indiana, hurried to tie the morning mail pouch to a crane aside the tracks of the station, in. Scheer routinely makes presentations at meetings and events related to railway mail service around the country.

Scheer can be contacted at [email protected] The railway station housing the RMSL appeared on a special postmark (shown above) for the centennial of the Town of Boyce in October Journey back in time through the original tunnels and station platforms of London's year-old postal railway.

Take a ride on Mail Rail and experience 15 minutes of immersive underground exploration. There’s even a surprise or two.

The player is having trouble. We’ll have it back up and running as soon as possible. This opens in a new window. The Hupp Automatic Railway Service or sometimes known as the Hupp Automatic Mail Exchange System is seen here circa It was designed to pick up mail automatically.

Since the Railway Post Office operated as an express service on railroads it almost always was included in a passenger train's head-end equipment. OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. Reprint. Originally published: [S.n.]: W.P. Thomas, "Reproduced with permission of the author by the Railway Mail.

Let me tell u first that there is a huge difference between RMS and Speedpost Services. * Speed post is a service of Indiapost that provides mail service from one place to another charging certain cost. * Whereas RMS i. Railway Mail Service is. The Railway Postal Clerk A Vanished Breed Part One The first record of rail transportation of mail in the United States was inwhen a mail contractor utilized the service of the South Carolina Railroad.

It was in the shift from stage to rail that a. Reviews from RAILWAY MAIL SERVICE employees about RAILWAY MAIL SERVICE culture, salaries, benefits, work-life balance, management, job security, and more/5(4).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tunell, George G. (George Gerard). Railway mail service. Chicago: Lakeside Press, (OCoLC) Canada's postal service celebrated its th Anniversary April 6, For more than of those years the Railway Mail Service played a crucial role in the postal service.

Mail was handled on trains from the earliest times, possibly as early as with the opening. The Railway Mail Service Library (RMSL) had a display of Railway Post Office artifacts at Washingtona world philatelic exhibition.

A general scheme was one of the items shown, since it was the foundation of en route mail distribution activities. This book was released at a time when people were vying for credit of conceiving the Railway Mail Service, within the U.S.

Post Office Department. Heirs of William A. Davis was asserting that their relative created the idea of a Railway Post Office in Pages: In the United States, a railway post office, commonly abbreviated as RPO, was a railroad car that was normally operated in passenger service as a means to sort mail en route, in order to speed delivery.

The RPO was staffed by highly trained Railway Mail Service postal clerks, and was off-limits to the passengers on the the UK and Ireland, the equivalent term was Travelling Post Office. Railway mail clerk, Washington, D.C., Mail by Rail The Post Office Department recognized the value of rail to move mail as early as Novemwhen stagecoach contractors on a route from Philadelphia to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, were granted anFile Size: 32KB.

Excerpt from The Beginnings of the True Railway Mail Service: And the Work of George B. Armstrong in Founding It George B. Armstrong was a native of the north of Ireland. His mother was a Buchanan, and she traced a relationship to James Buchanan, a fact which brought the Armstrongs over to this : George B.

Armstrong. The year saw some sorting of mail en route between Washington and Philadelphia, but the first Railway Post Office car is generally thought to have run in Missouri in Seven years later the Railway Mail Service was established, and RPO service began a.

The “Fast Mail”: A History of the U.S. Railway Mail Service. By Fred J. Romanski Prologue, FallVol. 37, No. The railroad station attendant at Mishawaka, Indiana, hurried to tie the morning mail pouch to a crane aside the tracks of the station, in anticipation of the morning passing of the “20th Century Limited,” the premier train on the New York Central System, then.

The appendix is supposed to be a list of the RPO's in (when the book was published). Instead there is page after page of gibberish. The narrative is an over- romanticized description of /5(2). and seals of a set of section or mail office should be that of the day on which the working hours of the set begin.

Interruptions to mail movement– Interruptions of the mail service due to breaches on the Railway, floods, accidents or any other cause, should be reported by the Head Sorting Assistant of the set on duty to the Superintendent File Size: KB.

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Lists. watch for edits or export all records. Add to List. Are you sure you want to remove. Textual Records: Office files of Solicitor William H. Lamar, Opinions,Letters sent,Selected case files,concerning use of the mails for fraud, sedition, lotteries, false advertising, transportation of obscene matter, and other violations of postal laws and regulations, with indexes.

Case. Indian Parcel Railway website does not automatically capture any specific personal information from you, (like name, phone number or e-mail address), that allows us to identify you individually. In the United States, a railway post office, commonly abbreviated as RPO, was a railroad car that was normally operated in passenger service as a means to sort mail en route, in order to speed delivery.

The RPO was staffed by highly trained Railway Mail Service postal clerks, and was off-limits to the passengers on the the UK, the equivalent term was Travelling Post Office (TPO). Railway Mail Services (RMS) – India Post.

Indian Railways to set up Passenger Reservation Centers at Post Offices across the Nation | 14 Aug Rail Mail Service employees stage protest at Mumbai GPO | 7 Jul Newly-shifted Chennai rail mail office facing spacial constraints | 30 May Railway Postal Services to apply Blockchain Technology and IoT for better service delivery and.

This book summarizes the history of the U.S.A. Railway Mail Service (RMS) and Postal Transportation Service (PTS) between and the publication date of Bryant Alden Long (BAL) was a Railway Mail Clerk working in the New York and Washington Railway Post Office (RPO).Pages: On track: the railway mail service in Canada Susan McLeod O'Reilly, Canadian Museum of Civilization, National Postal Museum (Canada), Canada Post Corporation Canadian Museum of Civilization, - Language Arts & Disciplines - pages.

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BrowseLocation: E Main St, Boyce,VA. The Postal Service stopped sorting mail aboard trains inwhich meant the end of the line for the Railway Mail Service and for Race. He left USPS to work for the Springfield Fire Department and later the Illinois State Fire Marshall’s Office.

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Union Public Service commission and railway recruitment board conduct railway exams. The entry takes place through three different channels. The competition of exam is extremely high and therefore the candidates have to prepare for different subjects after consulting several books.

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– J ), was a terrier mix adopted as the first unofficial postal mascot by the Albany, New York, post office about The Albany mail professionals recommended the dog to their Railway Mail Service colleagues, and he became a nationwide mascot for nine years (–97).

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