1. List: BOGD Ratio
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    Some people argue that the cost of a railway is proportion to some power of the gauge:
    In date order.
    1867 - 1 - same
    1870 - 1 - ratio
    1871 - 1 - ratio
    1871 - 3 - cube
    1871 - 3 - cube
    1876 - 1 - ratio (speed)
    1890 - 1 - ratio
    1890 - 0 - no ratio
    1906 - 2 - square (Hales)
    1908 - 1 - ratio (Cant)
    1911 - 2 - square
    1913 - 1 - ratio (2.0 v 3.6)

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  1. [?] AUSTRALIA'S RAILWAY PROBLEM. A PAPER BY MR. W. P. HALES.
    Bunbury Herald (WA : 1892 - 1919) Saturday 22 July 1911 p 3 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Mr. W. P. Hales, M. Inst., C.E., of Launceston has submitted for the consideration, of the Commonwealth Government a paper he prepared on the 1743 words
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    2015-09-02 22:41:13.0

    BOGD Ratio = proportional to square.

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  2. THE "CUBE OF THE GAUGE" THEORY.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Thursday 28 September 1871 p 5 Article
    Abstract: It appears that Mr. A. F. Lindsay, not content with the space he occupies in our Parliamentary reports, is determined, if possible to ventilate his p ... 4009 words
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  3. LIGHT EAILWAYS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 9 April 1906 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—As the engineer who carried out the survey and construction of the North-east Dundas tramway in Tasmania, I crave a little space in reply to Mr. ... 347 words
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  4. THE PARLIAMENT. HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14. PETITION PRESENTED
    The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889) Friday 15 September 1871 p 3 Article
    Abstract: By Mr. WHITE, from John Wm. O'Brien, late corporal in the Mounted Police, praying for £500 as compensation for injuries received by him whilst in the ... 13137 words
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  5. Notices to Correspondents.
    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 19 August 1876 p 21 Article
    Abstract: CORRESPONDENTS and SUBSCRIBERS who may change their residences, or who communicate with this office, will save themselves annoyance and us much incon ... 511 words
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  6. CONSTRUCTION OF LIGHT RAILWAYS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 2 August 1890 p 11 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—In my letter in your issue of the 11th inst. the economy of working was more particularly referred to, but as the subject of construction is now ... 606 words
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  7. Narrow Gauge Lines. SUITABLE FOR DEVELOPMENT
    The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times (Tas. : 1899 - 1919) Wednesday 4 March 1908 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Although narrow-gauge tramways are in use in various countries—including Tasmania—as feeders to a main line, they have not been viewed with favor 1049 words
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  8. RAILWAY GAUGES.
    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Tuesday 20 September 1870 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The Report of the Railway Gange Committee, appointed by the House of Representatives, New Zealand, in accordance with the terms of a resolution by Mr ... 2385 words
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  9. FOR PAPUA.
    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Tuesday 27 May 1913 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Among the passsngers by the steamer Matunga which called at Cairns on Monday en route to Papua was Mr. Amos (Surveyor 199 words
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  10. THE BREAK OF GAUGE DIFFI CULTY. MR. PRICE WILLIAMS SPEAKS. HIS MISSION TO AUSTRALIA.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 29 May 1890 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Among the passengers by the P. & O mail steamer Victoria, which left for England on Wednesday, was Mr. R. Price Williams, C.E., the eminent English r ... 1594 words
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  11. UNIFORM GAUGE. AUSTRALIA'S RAILWAY PROBLEM.
    Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954) Saturday 29 July 1911 p 51 Article
    Abstract: Mr. W. P. Hales, M. Inst., C.E., of Launceston, has submitted for the consideration of the Commcnwealth Government a paper he prepared of the questio ... 1790 words
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  12. WALLAROO AND CLARE RAILWAY.
    The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal (Port Wallaroo, SA : 1865 - 1881) Saturday 14 December 1867 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Minutes of evidence taken by the Select Committee on Clare and Wallaroo Railway. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3. Present—Mr Bower (in the chair.) Mr 7218 words
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  13. THE PARLIAMENT. HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Saturday 23 September 1871 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The SPEAKER took the Chair at a quarter to 2 o'clock. PETITIONS. Mr. BRIGHT presented a petition from 48 9610 words
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