NSW grain export logistics in chaos after derailment

Gregor Heard
December 17 2020 - 7:00pm
A train derailment and the subsequent closure of a critical rail line is hitting east coast grain exporters hard.
A train derailment and the subsequent closure of a critical rail line is hitting east coast grain exporters hard.

EAST coast grain exporters are closely monitoring the situation in regards to grain exports out of Port Kembla after a grain train derailed on the Moss Vale to Unanderra railway line, closing the line indefinitely.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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