Average Amtrak ticket prices (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)
Amtrak ticket yield (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)
Cents per passenger-mile
Ticket yield is a normalized measure of revenue, based on the amount of service provided.
|Amtrak Ticket Prices and Yields||Jun-12||Jun-13|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||70.77||68.35|
|Percent change from same month previous year||+ 8.7%||- 3.4%|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||29.7||30.2|
|Percent change from same month previous year||+ 1.0%||+ 1.7%|
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 August 2013.