Average Amtrak ticket prices (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)
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||Oct-12||Oct-13|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||65.98||69.62|
|Percent change from same month previous year||+ 3.2%||+ 5.5%|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||31.8||33.6|
|Percent change from same month previous year||+ 4.4%||+ 6.0%|
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 2013.