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Energy use of Sm5 (FLIRT) commuter train in Finland in 2016
Electricity consumption Energy Number of seats Load factor
[kWh]* [MJ] [%]
Per train kilometre  6.5 23 260  
Per passenger kilometre 0.071 0.26 35
* Electric energy taken from the catenary
Return trip included so the figures should be multiplied directly with passenger kilometres
Electric train has zero emissions in drive
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
LIPASTO unit emissions database
Last updated 6.7.2017