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Amtrak Ticket Prices and Yields

amtrak_ticket_prices_and_yields.xls

Average Amtrak ticket prices (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

Amtrak Ticket Prices

Amtrak ticket yield (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

Amtrak Ticket Yield

Ticket yield is a normalized measure of revenue, based on the amount of service provided.

Amtrak Ticket Prices and Yields Sep-11 Sep-12
Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars) 63.67 65.64
Percent change from same month previous year 3.3 3.1
Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile) 29.59 30.81
Percent change from same month previous year 4.0 4.1

NOTE: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.

SOURCE: National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), Monthly Performance Reports, available at http://www.amtrak.com/ as of December 2012.