Shires back Mildura rail plan

YARRIAMBIACK and Buloke shires have thrown their support behind a return of passenger rail on the Mildura line.

Mayor Mark Eckel

Mayor Mark Eckel

Mildura Council and the two Mallee councils this week announced a joint advocacy campaign, following a successful meeting between councillors on Tuesday in Ouyen.

The talks resulted in in-principal support from all parties to advocate in the lead-up to the 2018 Victorian election and a commitment to undertake a feasibility study into the return of a passenger rail service.

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