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\ eastern corner of Section Number One Block Number Fourteen Inveracrgill Hundred AGAIN commencing at a point on the Eastern boundary of the Borough of Invercargill opposite Tweed street and running thence in an Easterly direction along the Oteramika Road to a point directly opposite the Eastern boundary of the Borough of South Invercargill - being the North - western corner of Section, Seventeen Block One Invercargill Hundred with all such turnouts and sidings as may be required. The part of the Oteramika Road above referred to is by virtue of Section 110 of The Public Works Act 1905 ” under the control of the Borough of South Invercargill The following is a description of the part of the said tramway to be constructed within the Borough of East Invercargill: A single line of tramway commencing on the Western boundary of the Borough of East Invercargill where Yarrow street and Elies Road intersect each other and extending eastwards therefrom along Yarrow street to Mary, street in the said Borough and deviating by a curve from Yarrow street into Mary street and running thence in a Northerly direction along Mary street to the Northern boundary of the said Borough of East Invercargill with such turnouts and sidings as may be required The following is a description of the part of the said tramway to be constructed within the

Borough of North Invercargill; A single line of tramway commencing at a point on the Southern boundary of the said Borough opposite where Mary street in the Borough of East Invercargill joins St. Andrew street and deviating thence in a curve into St. Andrew street thence in an Easterly direction along St. Andrew street to its intersection by Sydney street and deviating in a curve from St. Andrew street into Sydney street thence in a Northerly direction along Sydney street to Princess street thence in a direct line across Princess street and through Allotments Thirty and Ten Block Two Mitchelltown to Bourke street and deviating thence in a curve into Bourke street thence in an Easterly direction along Bourke street to a point opposite William street deviating thence in a curve into Allotment Three of Block One Mitchelltown aforesaid thence in a Northerly direction through said Allotment Three Block One to a point on the Southern boundary of George street opposite William street thence in a direct line across George street into William street thence in a Northerly direction along William street to and across Ann street in the said Borough with all such turnouts and sidings as may be required The following is a description of the part of the said tramway to be constructed within the Borough of South Invercargill : A single line of tramway commencing on the Northern boundary of the said Borough where Ythan street intersects Dalrymple Road and running thence in a Southerly direction along Ythan street to Grace'street and deviating in a curve from Ythan street into Grace street thence in an Easterly direction along Grace street to Elies Road and deviating in a curve from Grace street into Elies Road and thence in a southerly direction along Elies Road to the Seaward Bush railway line with such turnouts and sidings as may be required The following is a description of the proposed works : The centre line of the track so far as regards the streets in the Borough of Invercargill will be located so that the centre of the track shall be not more than 8 feet nor less than 6 feet 6 inches from the centre of the street and so far as regards the roads and streets in the districts of the other local authorities will be located on either side of the centre of the street or roadline at such a distance from the footpath as will permit of drays expresses and other vehicles standing parallel with the footway and not less than 3 feet from the kerb The power for working the aforesaid line of tramway is not to be animal power but may be either steam gas oil petrol or other like power or electricity The rails are to be of steel and they are to be laid upon and secured to sleepers or in such other manner as may be approved in writing by the Engineer to be appointed by the Minister of Public Works to inspect the tramway during construction and the rails are to be bonded in the most approved manner to the satisfaction of the said Engineer. Under the sleepers there will be a layer of at least 4 inches of metal. The topdressing will consist of broken metal blinded with screening and dressed and rolled to a smooth finish. Track drains will he provided where necessary to drain the track The positions of the line or lines of rails are to be such that there shall not be less than 15 inches between passing cars nor less than 15 inches between cars and any fixed object from rail level to seventeen feet above except between the near side of cars and fixed objects when the clearance shall be increased to 30 inches from rail level to nine feet above these distances to be measured between vertical lines clear of all projections between rail level and seventeen feet above

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2, Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 6, 11 May 1907

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 6, 11 May 1907

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