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Energy Intensity of Class I Railroad Freight Service

Dataset Table:

Embedded Dataset Excel:

Dataset Excel:

table_04_25_032123.xlsx (35.79 KB)


The threshold for classification as a Class I Railroad is based on operating revenues; the 2018 threshold is $489.94 million.

The heat equivalent factor used for Btu conversion is 138,700 Btu/gallon.


KEY:  Btu = British thermal unit.


Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts (Washington, DC: 2019), pp. 37, 40, and 45, and similar tables in earlier editions.