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Amtrak Ticket Prices and Yields

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

Dollars

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

Amtrak ticket yield (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

Cents per passenger-mile

Amtrak ticket yield (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 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.