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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 8



The estimated cost of constructing and equipping the proposed tramways may be approximated as follows:—
1st. Section. Laying down endless wire rope between City terminus and top of Leven street, Roslyn, including all permanent way with stationary engines and cars necessary for present traffic £15,000
2nd. Section. Approximate cost for laying down the permanent way, say 3 miles, at £1,500 per mile £4,500
Road improvements 800
Equipments including locomotive or horses and cars 3,000
Total cost of scheme—
1st. Section £15,000
2nd. Section 8,300

The above estimates do not include any compensation that may be required by the City or any of the municipalities.