Index of Railroad Fuel Prices

Index of Railroad Fuel Prices

Monthly data, not seasonally adjusted

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This data series represents the average monthly price for fuels purchased by freight railroads during a month, which includes federal excise taxes, transportation and handling expenses.

Index of Railroad Fuel Prices Jun-09 Jun-10
Railroad Fuel Prices (Index: July 15, 1990 = 100) 363.6 426.6
Percent change from same month previous year -52.96 17.33

NOTE: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.

SOURCE: Association of American Railroads, Monthly Railroad Fuel Price Indexes, available at as of August 2010.