Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 27: Freight Rail Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Region
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Freight Rail Transportation Energy Use1 (PJ) 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   2.1 1.6 1.3 1.4 1.5
New Brunswick 1.6   5.0 3.4 2.5 2.6 2.1
Quebec 7.0   11.1 11.6 10.8 9.7 9.3
Ontario 22.0   16.4 15.5 16.4 17.7 17.6
Manitoba 7.5   8.6 7.7 7.1 8.2 8.4
Saskatchewan 7.2   8.9 7.0 8.7 9.0 8.9
Alberta 21.8   32.5 38.7 37.3 36.4 36.1
British Columbia and Territories 17.8   8.4 8.6 6.8 8.5 8.5

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
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 248,348   352,091 371,074 386,132 415,462 411,623
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 0.35   0.26 0.25 0.24 0.22 0.22
Freight Rail Transportation GHG Emissions1 (Mt of CO2e) 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 0.5   0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.7
Ontario 1.7   1.3 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.4
Manitoba 0.6   0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7
Saskatchewan 0.6   0.7 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.7
Alberta 1.7   2.5 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.8
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
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.