System rules

Status
Past review
Final report
14/09/2017

System rules elaborate on the network management principles contained in Schedule G of Aurizon Network’s 2016 access undertaking. They specify the way Aurizon Network will plan, schedule and control the operation of train services on the coal systems, and demonstrate capacity.

Annual review of system rules 2018

Aurizon Network must review its system rules at least annually under the 2016 access undertaking (clause 7A.2.4).

Aurizon Network submitted its review on 3 December 2018, proposing to make no amendment to the system rules at this time, but to run a consultation workshop in December 2018. The workshop is to address all matters raised by stakeholders in Aurizon Network’s consultation on this review of the system rules.

Aurizon Network’s letter, which includes a summary table of the matters raised, is available below.

Report and papers

Date
Title Document
03 December 2018 Submission Aurizon Network-Annual system rules review pdf, 1.95 Mb

Review of Aurizon Network’s proposed system rules

On 14 September 2017 the QCA released its decision to accept Aurizon Network’s proposed system rules. The QCA received two submissions on Aurizon Network’s proposal, from the Queensland Resources Council and Pacific National.

The system rules came into effect on Monday, 6 November 2017.

The decision and submissions are available below.

Regulatory process

11 April 2017— Aurizon Network submitted its proposed system rules for the Central Queensland Coal Network

19 May 2017— the period for stakeholder submissions on Aurizon Network’s proposed system rules closed. The QCA received submissions from the Queensland Resources Council and Pacific National.

14 September 2017—The QCA released its decision to approve Aurizon Network’s proposed system rules.

The proposal and related documents are available below.

Report and papers

Date
Title Document
14 September 2017 Final report QCA letter – Aurizon Network proposed system rules final decision pdf, 948.82 Kb
Date
Title Document
19 May 2017 Submission QRC – AN System Rules pdf, 64.10 Kb
19 May 2017 Submission Pacific National – AN System Rules pdf, 145.28 Kb
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Title Document
11 April 2017 Submission Aurizon Network – CQCN Draft System Rules pdf, 1.83 Mb
11 April 2017 Submission Aurizon Network – Letter pdf, 201.33 Kb
12 April 2017 Submission Aurizon Network – CQCN Draft System Rules mark-up pdf, 1.81 Mb
12 April 2017 Notice QCA – Stakeholder notice pdf, 358.12 Kb