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Energy use of electric driven ore train in Finland in 2016
Electricity consumption Energy Net load Train weight^
[kWh]* [MJ] [t] [t]
Loaded, per train kilometre 23 20 2 400 3 900
Empty, per train kilometre 18 0 2 400 3 900
Loaded, per tonne kilometre 0.010 0.008 2 400 3 900
Average per tonne kilometre 0.017 0.01 2 400 3 900
* Electric energy taken from the catenary
^ Locommotive weight excluded
Average line includes empty backhaul
Electric train has zero emissions in drive
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
LIPASTO unit emissions database
Last updated 6.7.2017