Goonyella Rail System

From Global Energy Monitor

The Goonyella Rail System is owned and operated by QR National. This railway line services 22 mines in the Bowen Basin coal region and carries coal to the Hay Point Coal Terminal and the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal. [1][2]

QR National states that "The system comprises approximately 856 km of railway track, all of which is electrified and is a bi-directional duplicated track between Dalrymple Junction and Wotonga, with the remainder being single line. The yards of Coppabella and Jilalan are used for provisioning of train services."[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 QR National, "Goonyella System Overview", QR National website, accessed September 2011.
  2. Queensland Ports Corporation, "Port of Gladstone Information Handbook 2011", Queensland Ports Corporation, March 2011, page 13.

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