Mildura to port freight journey ‘up to five hours longer’

THE Murray Basin Rail Project will require a "considerable" injection of new funds if intended benefits are to be realised, according to a report on freight rail projects released on Wednesday.

The Victorian Auditor-General's Office (VAGO) report said the stalled project meant freight from north-west Victoria was taking up to five hours longer to get to port than the previous broad gauge route.

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