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Energy Intensity of Class I Railroad Freight Service (Metric)

Embedded Dataset Excel:

Dataset Excel:

table_04_25M_028222.xlsx (28.65 KB)

Notes:

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 joule conversion is 38,655.900 joules/liter.

1 tonne-kilometer = 0.684945 ton-miles.

1 kilometer = 0.621371 miles.

1 tonne = 1.102311310924 short tons.

1 liter = 0.264172 gallons

1 kilojoule = 0.947817 British thermal unit (Btu).

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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