Hunter Valley Strategy

In the Hunter Valley, we continue to ensure that we meet capacity needs as well as delivering value for money and efficiency.

We continue to take steps to reduce the cost of operations. Our customers look to us to make the most efficient use of the network and in the past year the Hunter Valley team has made considerable improvements in operational performance by improving asset utilisation within the coal supply chain.

On 5 September 2004, ARTC commenced a 60-year lease of the interstate and Hunter Valley rail lines in New South Wales.

In early 2005, ARTC began to release annual Hunter Valley infrastructure enhancement strategies setting out how ARTC planned to ensure that rail corridor capacity in the Hunter Valley would stay ahead of coal demand.

1 September 2021 | 2021 Hunter Valley Corridor Capacity Strategy

ARTC has released the final 2021 Hunter Valley Corridor Capacity Strategy following industry consultation. No substantive changes were made to the consultation version.

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