Still no access to Pilbara ore lines

DESPITE A draft recommendation in March from the National Competition Commission that railways owned by Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton should be made available for use by other train operators, Australia's federal Treasurer Peter Costello decided in May not to grant access to BHP's 295 km Mount Newman line.

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