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Bill To Close Mundaring Weir Railway Provision for the discontinu ance of a railway which wis constructed in 1898, to trans port materials for the erection of Mundaring Weir, is con tained in a Bill which was ex plained in the LegislativeCoun cil last night. Moving the second reading of the Railway (Mpndaring-Mun daring Weir) Discontinuance Bill, the Minister for Transport (Mr. Simpson) said that the line was 4 5-8 miles in length. It was last used for passen ger service in July, 1950, and for goods operations in Sep tember of last year. Since then, he said, all passen gers had been adequately cat ered for by the railway bus ser vice. Goods traffic, which was mainly fruit and produce of settlers in the vicinity, was also transported by road. Mr. Simpson said it was pro posed that the materials recov ered would be used in the new line to be constructed at Collie. It was estimated that there was five miles of 601b. rails, 17 chains of 451b. rails, ten sets of points and approximately 7,000 sleepers. The debate was adjourned.

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