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History of New Zealand. Vol. III.

21. Government Railways, 1893–4 (Gauge 3ft. 6in.)

page 457

21. Government Railways, 1893–4 (Gauge 3ft. 6in.)

Miles Open
At End of Year 1,948 miles.
Per 1000 Inhabitants 2·20 miles.
Average for Year 1.917 miles.
Capital Cost £15,137,036
Average per Mile £7,771
Revenue Account
Gross Receipts £1,172,792
Average per train mile 90½d.
Working Expenses £735,538
Average per train mile 563/4d.
Percentage of Receipts 62·2
Net Receipts £437,434
Percentage of Mean Capital Cost 2·23
Train Mileage 3,113,231
Per Head of Population 7·71
Passenger Journeys 6,122,340
Average per mile open 3,194
Goods Carried (tons) 2,198,709
Average per mile open 1,110