The Murray Basin Rail Project will upgrade Victoria’s rail freight network to meet growing industry demand for services.
The project will drive economic growth, create jobs and ensure the future of freight in the region, removing thousands of truck trips off regional roads.
The Murray Basin Rail Project has been developed in consultation with the freight and agriculture industries. It will deliver key benefits for primary producers and freight operators including:
Revised business case
A revised Murray Basin Rail Project business case was developed by the Department of Transport and Rail Projects Victoria and submitted to the Commonwealth Government in 2020.
The business case outlines a revised scope of works to optimise the standard and broad-gauge network. This was funded by the Australian and Victorian governments.
Download a copy of the Murray Basin Rail Project Business Case Review Summary 2020 (PDF, 235.1 KB).