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THE NEW FOOTSCRAY RAILWAY ~STATION. THE NEW FOOT$CRAY RAILWAY STATION.
.f7J.HEI Raily y Department has accepted the tender of R. Vickers, of South Melbourne, for the erection of the new station :;'1"-Jbuildings at .Footscray, the price being £2324 12 9. It, will be remembered that when' tenders were called in the first instance, Cr. F. E Shillabeer oto. .1BucalePstreet; Footscray,-was the lowest tenderer,hobut his price was above the department's estimate, thus fresh tenders ivere tlled aind Mr Vickers, who did not tender -in tce first instance, beat Cr Shillabeer by about. £30.. "Above we present a picture of the proposed new station, as it will appear when completed, and doubtless the internal aiid external conveniences, which were detailed in a previous issue, will be found sufficient for the requirements of the etravelling 'public.: The sum of £65oo has been provided for platforms and buildings, but: it is doubtfll whether the outer*platform. buildingsare provided for in the present contract.