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 Dec-10 Dec-11
Railroad Fuel Prices (Index: July 15, 1990 = 100) 496.4 589.3
Percent change from same month previous year 23.9 18.7

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 http://www.aar.org/ as of February 2012.