Emissions and energy use of Finnish railway traffic in 2017
PASSENGER TRAFFIC CO [t/a] HC [t/a] NOx [t/a] PM [t/a] CH4 [t/a] N2O [t/a] SO2 [t/a] CO2 [t/a] Fuel consumption [t/a] Fuel consumption [m3/a] Use of electricity [MWh/a](2
Electric locomotives(1 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 291 508
Diesel locomotives 4 1,1 45 1,0 0,3 0,08 0,03 5 439 1 728 2 045
Shunting/ diesel locomotives 0,4 0,2 3,2 0,1 0,0 0,0 0,0 132 42 50
Local traffic 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 121 327
TOTAL 5 1 48 1,1 0,3 0,08 0,04 5 571 1 770 2 094 412 835
FREIGHT TRAFFIC CO [t/a] HC [t/a] NOx [t/a] PM [t/a] CH4 [t/a] N2O [t/a] SO2 [t/a] CO2 [t/a] Fuel consumption [t/a] Fuel consumption [m3/a] Use of electricity [MWh/a]
Electric locomotives 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 227 891
Diesel locomotives 119 50 922 18 2,2 0,6 0,3 39 447 12 531 14 829
Shunting/ diesel locomotives 52 24 379 9 0,9 0,3 0,1 15 827 5 028 5 950
TOTAL 171 74 1 301 27 3,1 0,9 0,4 55 274 17 559 20 779 203 051
LOCOMOTIVES CO [t/a] HC [t/a] NOx [t/a] PM [t/a] CH4 [t/a] N2O [t/a] SO2 [t/a] CO2 [t/a] Fuel consumption [t/a] Fuel consumption [m3/a] Use of electricity [MWh/a]
Electric locomotives 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 9 608
Diesel locomotives 9,6 4,6 79 1,4 0,2 0,05 0,02 3 061 972 1 151
TOTAL 9,6 4,6 79 1,4 0,2 0,05 0,02 3 061 972 1 151 9 608
  CO [t/a] HC [t/a] NOx [t/a] PM [t/a] CH4 [t/a] N2O [t/a] SO2 [t/a] CO2 [t/a] Fuel consumption [t/a] Fuel consumption [m3/a] Use of electricity [MWh/a]
Electric locomotives 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 0,0 650 334
Diesel locomotives 185 80 1 429 29 3,6 1,0 0,4 63 906 20 301 24 024
TOTAL 185 80 1 429 29 3,6 1,0 0,4 63 906 20 301 24 024 650 334
(1 Use phase emissions of electrict trains are zero
(2 The amount of electrical energy taken from the contact wire by the locomotives
Source: RAILI 2017 model
Last Update: July 3rd 2018
VTT, Jenni Eckhardt
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