Portland ready to spend, if rail line is upgraded

Andrew Miller
By Andrew Miller
March 31 2022 - 8:00pm
CAUTIOUS SUPPORT: Riordan Grains managing director Jim Riordan said as long as the crop wasn't hit by drought, or other issues, an upgrade of the Maroona to Portland rail line is a good idea.

The Port of Portland says it's willing to spend $2 million on upgrades to the site, if a business case for the Maroona rail line indicates an upgrade would provide an economic boost for stakeholders.

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Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller

Journalist

I'm a general reporter with Stock & Land, with a special interest in irrigation issues. I completed my cadetship, with the Age, in 1980. Over my career, I've worked for ABC radio news (Mt Isa, Qld) and at provincial and suburban newspapers.

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