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WELLINGTON, November 17. A deputation waited on the Minister of Public Works to press the claims of the ease coast of thia island to railway communication. In reply Mr Hall-Jones aaid it was hardly favorable to the narrow gauge system, but he thought the same gauge as at present used would do, with lines of a lighter construction. He believed that the deputation had under-estimated the cost, which would be near a million and a-half. He thought the Government might have surveys made, and though even the cost of this would be heavy he would do his best to get the work put in hand, so that they might have some information for next session.

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A RAILWAY WANTED., Issue 10473, 17 November 1897

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A RAILWAY WANTED. Issue 10473, 17 November 1897

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