Helping Aurizon’s customers to prosper and grow is our priority. Indeed, it’s essential if we’re to do the same.
Our above and below rail coal rate per tonne dropped by 7% in real terms since FY2012. This was underpinned by a 10.4% and 2.4% decrease in above and below rail coal rates respectively.
We have extended our rail haulage contract with BHP Billiton for Mount Arthur from 2020 to 2028, supporting the biggest coal mine in Australia with the flexibility to increase volumes up to 26 million tonnes per annum (mtpa).
Our ‘heat map’ has the potential to reduce the number of days when speed restrictions are needed and amount of track where speed restrictions are applied due to higher temperatures.