The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 29
Decrease Railway Expenditure
Decrease Railway Expenditure.
7. Use New Zealand coal for all Railway locomotives, and in all other Government establishments, wherever consistent with economy in consequence of the nearness of a good coalfield, by railway or by sea, to centres of population. Extend rails ways to such coalfields where the distance is short, engineering difficulties few, quality of coal sufficiently good, and price low at the pit's mouth.