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The State Public Works Committee has rejected the proposal to construct a line of railway from Murwillumbah to Tweed Heads.
The committee expressed the opinion that the district was already well served by road
and water carriage.
The question of connecting the New South Wales and Queensland railway systems, the committee pointed out, had already been decided. A line for that purpose was now under construction from Kyogle, via Richmond Gap, Beaudesert, to South Brisbane, on the standard gauge. For that reason the com- mittee was of opinion that a further linking of the two systems was not at present war-
Proposals to construct similar lines from Murwillumbah to Tweed Heads have been in- vestigated by the committee on several occa- sions since 1904. All reports-four in num- ber-have been unfavourable.