Big Build causes drop in road-rail freight shift

Andrew Miller
By Andrew Miller
Updated June 15 2022 - 11:23pm, first published 9:00pm
ON DOCK RAIL: Freight Minister Melissa Horne has told a parliamentary inquiry giving rail freight operators a rebate for shifting products from road to rail is part of the "jigsaw" that also includes on-dock rail.

Victorian Freight Minister Melissa Horne has blamed the state's Big Build infrastructure program for a dip in the number of containers, carried by rail, last financial year.

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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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