Farmers fury at inadequate Victorian freight rail network | “it’s like we’re operating a rail network in a third world country”
Victorian grain growers are urging the state’s government to spend big to fix the freight rail network.
The state is in line to produce 9 million tonnes of grain this season, nearly 6 million of that will need transporting to the state’s ports to be sent to export markets.
The government is funding a revised version of the Murray Basin Rail Project that was meant to be finished two years ago
Rural editor Eddie Summerfield caught up with Victorian Farmers Federation Grains Group President Ashley Fraser:
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