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.
29 July 2021 | 2021 Hunter Valley Corridor Capacity Strategy
ARTC has released the draft 2021 Hunter Valley Corridor Capacity Strategy for industry consultation and the final version will be released following feedback from industry in the coming weeks.