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RAILWAY RETURNS.

.The return of railway receipts and expenditure for the four weeks, ended 21st August shows the former tq have been ,j£87J538 %s sd, and the latter *64,960 3s 7d.. In, the corresponding period of tlie previous year:the figures were £82,135,15s 3d and £59,894 4s respectively.. .Of, the revenue, the North Island lines contributed £31,324 18s 7d, as against £28,150 4s : sd, and the Middle Island lines £56.213 3s lOd, as against £53,985 10s lOd. The North Island lines t absorbed £21,552 15s 2d, as against. £21,884 6s Id, and the Middle Island lines £40,407 8s sd, as against £38,009 17s lid. The proportion of expenses to revenue on the several lines, calculated on an annual average, for the respective periods of 1897-96 was as follows North Island: Kawakawa, 180.80, 112.75 ; Whargarei, 101.68, 80 55 ; Kaihu, 38.81, 49.64 ; Auckland. 70.69, 76.41; Napier-Taranaki, 85.85, 71.18; Wellington, 63.82, 66.37. Middle Island—Humnui-Bluft, 60.73, 62.37; Greymoutlw Brunner, 57.52, 55.07; GrevmouthHokitika, 57.18, 48 39; Westport, 40.65, 42.55; Nelson. 91.39, 88.27; Picton, 109.76, 93.20; grand total. 65.48,161.95.

HORUNOI-BtUFF SECTION'. _ 1897. Passengers— Total. First class ... ... ... 28.929 Second class ... ... ... 108.016 1896. Total. 28,393 101,899 Total .. ... 134,945 130,292 Season tickets ... 1,554 1,361 Parcels, etc. ... ■ .. No. ... 20,544 ~no7 19,448 Goods No. ... 94,097 No. 89,290 Chaff, lime, etc. Wool Firewood Timber Grain Merchandise Minerals Tons. ... 4,038 ... 1,462 2,346 ... 7,584 ... 19,646 ... 25,944 ... 31,146 Tons. 3,296 1,057 2,064 7,132 25,100 16,360 33,291 Total ... 92,166 88,300 Revenue — Passengers ... Parcels, luggage, and mails Goods Miscellaneous Rents and commission £ ... 13,305 ... 2,213 ... 31,584 799 918 £ 13,084 2,311 29,433 804 946 Totals... ... £48,819 £46dii

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RAILWAY RETURNS., Evening Star, Issue 10435, 2 October 1897, Supplement

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RAILWAY RETURNS. Evening Star, Issue 10435, 2 October 1897, Supplement

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