Journal of Advanced Transportation / 2019 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Cost-Effective, Time-Efficient Passenger Rail System for the Eastern United States

Table 1

Energy use for cargo and passengers.

Transportation typeEnergy efficiency for cargo BTU/(ton-mile)Energy efficiency for passengers BTU/(passenger-mile)

Train5002,650
Ship (Barge)500N/A
AutomobileN/A3,512
BusN/A4,235
Truck2,000N/A
Aircraft63,0003,261

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