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PN to lift key intermodal freight rates: Macquarie

<p>Pacific National will lift prices on its intermodal freight rates from October 1, according to analysts Macquarie Research.</p> <p>The key increases are: an approximate 3% rise (on base rate and per tonne rate) on all corridors to Perth and an approximate 5.5% increase on all corridors from Perth, Macquarie said.</p> <p>Sydney-Brisbane and Melbourne-Brisbane will rise about 1.5%, it predicted.</p> <p>Macquarie said the rises came as "no major surprise" and it will revise upwards its forecast of Pacific National revenues. </p> <br />