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The Mildura Region is well serviced by road, rail and air transport, with significant capacity for expansion.

Rail
The Mildura Region is currently serviced by teh Yelta (Mildura) rail line, which connects Mildura to Melbourne and Geelong via Ballarat.

The rail line is a broad gauge connection from Ballarat except for a short duel gauge section between Maryborough and Dunolly.

Road
The Mildura Region’s highway and main road network are generally of a very good standard, and all declared roads are approved for B-Double use.

* Mildura Rural City Council has developed a hierarchy for the local road network, ensuring capital and maintenance works target the most important locations.

Air
The Mildura Airport is Victoria's largest and busiest regional airport; acting as a major gateway to the region for many business travellers from Australia and abroad.

The airport is located on 240 hectares of land, which offers available property for industrial and commercial development in the future.

The Airport draws passengers from Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia.

Four airlines: QantasLink, Regional Express (Rex), Sharp Airlines and Virgin Blue, provide regular passenger transport services to Melbourne and Adelaide, utilising turbo prop and jet aircraft.

Airlines operating Mildura to Melbourne:
Qantas Regional Express
Virgin Blue Airlines

Airlines operating Mildura to Adelaide
Sharp Airlines

Mildura Airport
Cnr Sturt Hwy & Walnut Ave Mildura VIC 3500
T: +61 3 5055 0500
www.milduraairport.com.au

Wentworth has an aerodrome catering for light aircraft, and a landing strip is located at Ouyen.

Wentworth Airport
T: +61 3 5027 3230

Ouyen Airstrip
T: +61 3 5091 3600

A large number of locally owned and multinational transport companies provide services to horticulturists and grain growers of the region.
*North West Victoria Freight Study

Pickering Transport Group
T: +61 3 5022 2644

McGlashans Transport
T: +61 3 5024 5207

Lindsay Brothers Transport
T: +61 3 5024 6266

GTS Freight Management
T: +61 3 5022 1999

TNT Express
T: 13 11 50

Piscioneri Packaging and Transport
T: +61 3 5025 7114

GRT Refrigerated Transport
T: +61 3 5024 5002 (Irymple)
T: +61 3 5026 3917 (Robinvale)

Sunraysia Freight Company/Bennett Couriers
T: +61 3 5021 3849

Golden Riverland Express/Toll Ipec
T: +61 3 5021 3849

Leslie Refrigerated Transport
T: +61 3 5026 4800

Intermodal Transport Hub
Wakefield Transport operates the Iron Horse Intermodal facility for containerised products at Merbein, permitting transfer of freight between road and rail.

Servicing exporters in the Mildura Region and South Australia’s Riverland, the facility operates in partnership with Pacific National.

With a modern transport fleet, cool rooms, warehousing and documentation services, the facility specialises in cold chain management of perishable cargo by rail to the Port of Melbourne.

(Also see Ports–Port of Melbourne)

Wakefield Transport/Iron Horse Intermodal
Main Ave Merbein VIC 3505
T: + 61 3 5025 2443
www.wakefields.com.au

 
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