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When I use Minecarts, I hate having to use Powered Rails to move them. I would like to use a Minecart with Furnace to push my Minecarts, but I don't know how much fuel I'll need.

How far can a Minecart with Furnace go using one piece of coal?

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According to the Wiki:

1 coal or charcoal will cause the Minecart to run for 3 minutes or travel 612m.

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Could you convert 612m to blocks? I'm not familiar with meters. –  RavenM Feb 9 '13 at 23:49
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@RavenM 1 block = 1 metre. –  SevenSidedDie Feb 10 '13 at 1:19
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How about up/down slopes? –  Alvin Wong Feb 10 '13 at 3:51

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