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Greater Shepparton City Council appears set to reach out to its neighbours to help lobby for improved Shepparton line rail services.
Noting the findings of a new report into the Shepparton line, councillors will tonight consider inking a memorandum of understanding with nearby councils aimed at boosting regional rail services.
Among recommendations proposed by council officers in considering a guide to proposed Shepparton line infrastructure, the council is set to ask for immediate upgrade to achieve eight VLocity services daily, each with a journey time of two hours and 10 minutes from Melbourne to Shepparton.
It will also vote to endorse entering into a MoU with Mitchell, Moira and Strathbogie shire councils to advocate for improved services and write to Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan, requesting level crossing, track and signalling upgrades for VLocity services.
The council will also address its proposed solar farm development tonight.
The council hoped the first sod would be turned for a large-scale solar farm planned for land south of Mooroopna by the end of the year. will take place behind closed doors.
A proposal relating to Victoria Park Lake will also be considered confidentially.
Councillors will also consider granting a planning permit for a telecommunications tower in Mooroopna, subject to a number of conditions.
A number of council policies will also be considered.
This article first appeared on www.sheppnews.com.au
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