|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Mid 2018 - Early 2019
|Estimated Project Cost:||$10,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$9,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Greater Shepparton City Council,Moira Shire Council,Shire of Strathbogie
The project will plan for future improvements and upgrades to the Shepparton Rail Line. This project will be undertaken in two stages:
Stage 1 will undertake planning to identify current and future passenger and freight rail requirements, consider options to standardise the rail line and identify future freight rail upgrades.
Stage 2 is expected to deliver the freight rail upgrades identified in Stage 1, from Shepparton to Tocumwal.
The project will help inform future investment decisions and improve the standard of the Shepparton Rail Line.
The estimated cost of the project is $10 million. The Australian Government is contributing $9 million and the Victorian Government $1 million under the $1.75 billion Victorian Regional Rail Revival Package.
Stage 1 is expected to commence in mid-2018 and be completed in early-2019. The timing of Stage 2 will be determined by the planning undertaken in Stage 1.
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Project details last updated: 22/08/2018