Level (monthly data)
The price data, which include federal excise taxes, transportation, and handling expenses, represent the average monthly price for gallons purchased by freight railroads during each month
|Index of Railroad Fuel Prices||Oct-05||Oct-06|
|Index of Railroad Fuel Prices||459.3||364.7|
|Percent change from same month previous year||49.41||−20.60|
NOTES: 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 November 2006.