• Funding program Major Project Business Case
  • Status In planning
  • Transport mode Rail
  • Expected start/finish Mid 2022 - Mid 2024
  • Estimated project cost $15,000,000
  • Australian Government contribution $7,500,000
  • Local Council/Shire Brimbank City Council,City of Maribyrnong,Melbourne City Council (City of Melbourne),Melton City Council
  • State VIC

Project description

This project will support development of a business case for improving connectivity to Port of Melbourne, including between the Port and the future Interstate Intermodal Terminals.


  • Improved freight productivity and access to freight gateways
  • Improved connectivity between people with jobs and services, and goods with markets
  • Improved freight rail services
  • Improved efficiency and network reliability


The Australian Government has committed $7.5 million towards the project.


The business case is expected to commence mid 2022 and be completed by mid 2024.

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