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 Sep-07 Sep-08
Railroad Fuel Prices (Index: July 15, 1990 = 100) 463.8 638.7
Percent change from same month previous year 16.56 37.71

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 November 2008.