$14bn rail, smelter plan gains traction

A Queensland-based consortium is pushing ahead with bold plans for a A$14 billion, 3300 kilometre rail line from the Pilbara to Queensland with industrial smelter hubs at each end after gaining support from 19 steel producers.


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A breathtaking vision if ever there was one! Whether it\'s crazy or visionary, only time will tell. Of course, resource and steel industry veterans thought Andrew Forrest and Clive Palmer were crazy too, and who\'s had the last laugh?

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