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Business Case for Melbourne Inland Rail Intermodal Terminal

Funding Program:Major Project Business Case
Status:Not started
Transport Mode:Inter-modal facility
Expected Start/Finish:2019 - Mid 2020
Estimated Project Cost:$20,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$10,000,000
State:VIC

Project Description

The Australian Government will contribute up to 50 per cent, capped at $10 million, for a joint business case to consider the development of an intermodal terminal in Melbourne to support Inland Rail.

The Australian Government is seeking to partner with the Victorian Government to jointly undertake a detailed business case on the terminal location, considering matters including market access/operating models, financing options and value capture opportunities.

Funding for this project has been allocated under the Major Project Business Case Fund.

Benefits

The project will develop a joint business case that will help determine the preferred delivery option for an intermodal terminal in Melbourne to support Inland Rail.

Government involvement will ensure that intermodal terminals, with sufficient capacity to accommodate double-stacked 1,800-metre trains, are available to support Inland Rail in Melbourne from the commencement of services.

Funding

The Australian Government will contribute up to 50 per cent, capped at $10 million, for the joint business case.

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Project details last updated: 21/11/2019