Murray Basin Rail Project money runs out

Transport Infrastructure Minister Jacinta Allan

Transport Infrastructure Minister Jacinta Allan

PRESSURE has mounted on the Victorian Government and Transport Infrastructure Minister Jacinta Allan after an admission the Murray Basin Rail Project’s $440 million budget was almost fully spent.

With funds close to exhausted, upgrades such as standard gauging of the Manangatang and Sea Lake lines have been left up in the air.

Intended to be conducted over five stages, the most recent update on the project’s website was that the second stage was “largely complete”.

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