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Emissions and energy use of diesel driven ore train in Finland in 2016
Emissions [g] Diesel consumption Energy Net load Train weight^
CO HC NOx PM CH4 N2O SO2  CO2  CO2e [g] [MJ] [t] [t]
Loaded, per train kilometre 42 20 350 6.0 0.77 0.22 0.043 13 566 13 650 4 293 185 1 344 2 184
Empty, per train kilometre 36 17 299 5.1 0.66 0.19 0.037 11 599 11 671 3 671 158 1344 2 184
Loaded, per tonne kilometre 0.032 0.015 0.26 0.0044 0.0006 0.00016 0.00003 10.1 10.2 3.2 0.14 1 344 2 184
Average per tonne kilometre 0.058 0.028 0.48 0.0082 0.0011 0.00030 0.00006 18.7 18.8 5.9 0.25 1344 2 184
^ Locommotive weight excluded
Average line includes empty backhaul
CO = Carbon monoxide, HC = Total hydrocarbons (including Methane CH4), NOx = Nitrogen oxides, PM = Total particulate matter, CH4 = Methane, N2O = Nitrous oxides, SO2 = Sulphur dioxide, CO2 = Carbon dioxide, CO2e = greenhouse gases in CO2 equivalents (CH4 factor 25 and N2O factor 298), MJ = Megajoule, kWh = Kilowatthour, tkm = tonne kilometre, pkm = passenger/person kilometre, TEU = container unit (20 feet), trailer = semitrailer combination or only trailer, trainset = motorised passenenger car 
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
LIPASTO unit emissions database
Last updated 6.7.2017