Goonyella System Overview
The Goonyella system is located in Central Queensland, and services the Bowen Basin coal region. It carries coal to the Hay Point Coal Terminal, and Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal, as well as products to other destinations by way of connections to the North Coast Line at Yukan and the Central Line via Gregory to Burngrove.
The Goonyella Coal Chain services 30 mines.
The Goonyella system is comprised of approximately 924 km of track, all of which is electrified by an autotransformer system with the overhead line equipment operating at 25,000 volts, 50 Hertz alternating supply. The track is 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.