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Claims Victoria's rail freight network will soon be "gold-class" questioned by rail expert

Andrew Miller
By Andrew Miller
Updated June 22 2022 - 12:59am, first published June 21 2022 - 8:00am
RAIL MAINTENANCE: Freight Minister Melissa Horne says the $181m set aside in the recent state budget builds on the $83 million investment, delivered as part of the government's COVID-19 stimulus package.

Rail Futures Institute president John Hearsch has cast doubts on claims by a Victorian government minister the state is moving closer to a "gold-class" rail freight network.

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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.