Average Amtrak ticket prices (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)
Amtrak ticket yields (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)
Ticket yield is a normalized measure of revenue, based on the amount of service provided.
|Amtrak Ticket Prices and Yields||Feb-12||Feb-13|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||59.72||63.58|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-1.5||6.5|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||28.91||31.41|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-1.0||8.6|
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 April 2013.