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Energy Intensity of Class I Railroad Freight Service

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Notes: 

The threshold for classification as a Class I Railroad is based on operating revenues; the 2019 threshold is $504.80 million, 2018: $489.94 million, 2017: $463.86 million, 2016: $447.62 million, 2015: $457.91 million, 2014: $475.75 million, 2013: $467.1 million, 2012: $452.7 million, 2011: $433.2 million, 2010: $398.7 million, 2009: $378.8 million, 2008: $401.4 million, 2006: $346.8 million, 2005: $319.3 million.

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

Description: 

KEY:  Btu = British thermal unit.

Source: 

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

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