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Amtrak Ticket Prices and Yields

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

Amtrak Ticket Prices and Yields Average Amtrak ticket prices

Amtrak ticket yield (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

Amtrak Ticket Prices and Yields Amtrak ticket yield

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

Amtrak Ticket Prices and Yields Aug-12 Aug-13
Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars) 64.14 66.94
Percent change from same month previous year + 5.1% + 4.4%
Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile) 28.1 29.6
Percent change from same month previous year + 16.8% + 5.5%

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 , available at http://www.amtrak.com/