Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 25: Rail Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Region
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Rail Transportation Energy Use1 (PJ) 89.5   95.8 96.6 93.1 95.4 94.5
Passenger Rail Transportation 3.8   2.8 2.4 2.1 2.0 2.1
Freight Rail Transportation 85.7   93.0 94.2 90.9 93.4 92.4

Energy Use by Region (PJ)
Newfoundland and Labrador 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Prince Edward Island 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Nova Scotia 0.8   2.2 1.7 1.3 1.4 1.5
New Brunswick 1.7   5.1 3.5 2.5 2.6 2.2
Quebec 7.3   11.4 11.9 11.1 9.9 9.5
Ontario 23.0   16.9 15.9 16.8 18.0 18.0
Manitoba 7.8   8.8 7.9 7.3 8.4 8.6
Saskatchewan 7.5   9.2 7.2 8.9 9.2 9.1
Alberta 22.7   33.4 39.7 38.2 37.2 36.9
British Columbia and Territories 18.6   8.7 8.9 6.9 8.7 8.7

Shares (%)
Newfoundland and Labrador 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Prince Edward Island 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Nova Scotia 0.9   2.3 1.7 1.4 1.5 1.6
New Brunswick 1.9   5.4 3.6 2.7 2.7 2.3
Quebec 8.2   11.9 12.3 11.9 10.4 10.0
Ontario 25.7   17.7 16.4 18.1 18.9 19.0
Manitoba 8.7   9.2 8.2 7.8 8.8 9.1
Saskatchewan 8.4   9.6 7.4 9.5 9.6 9.6
Alberta 25.4   34.9 41.1 41.0 39.0 39.1
British Columbia and Territories 20.7   9.1 9.2 7.5 9.1 9.2

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 1,782   1,404 1,374 1,365 1,327 1,349
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 248,348   352,091 371,074 386,132 415,462 411,623
Passenger Rail Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.11   2.00 1.73 1.54 1.50 1.57
Freight Rail Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 0.35   0.26 0.25 0.24 0.22 0.22
Rail Transportation GHG Emissions1 (Mt of CO2e) 6.9   7.5 7.6 7.3 7.5 7.4
Passenger Rail Transportation 0.3   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Freight Rail Transportation 6.7   7.3 7.4 7.1 7.3 7.2

GHG Emissions by Region (Mt of CO2e)
Newfoundland and Labrador 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Prince Edward Island 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Nova Scotia 0.1   0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
New Brunswick 0.1   0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2
Quebec 0.6   0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.7
Ontario 1.8   1.3 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.4
Manitoba 0.6   0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7
Saskatchewan 0.6   0.7 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7
Alberta 1.8   2.6 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.9
British Columbia and Territories 1.4   0.7 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.7

Shares (%)
Newfoundland and Labrador 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Prince Edward Island 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Nova Scotia 0.9   2.3 1.7 1.4 1.5 1.6
New Brunswick 1.9   5.4 3.6 2.7 2.7 2.3
Quebec 8.2   11.9 12.3 11.9 10.4 10.0
Ontario 25.7   17.7 16.4 18.1 18.9 19.0
Manitoba 8.7   9.2 8.2 7.8 8.8 9.1
Saskatchewan 8.4   9.6 7.4 9.5 9.6 9.6
Alberta 25.4   34.9 41.1 41.0 39.0 39.1
British Columbia and Territories 20.7   9.1 9.2 7.5 9.1 9.2
Passenger Rail Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 77.7   78.4 78.4 78.4 78.4 78.1
Freight Rail Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 77.7   78.4 78.4 78.4 78.4 78.1

Footnotes:

1) Rail transportation consumes only diesel fuel oil.