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||Dec-12||Dec-13|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||68.51||73.77|
|Percent change from same month previous year||+ 4.6%||+ 7.7%|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||30.9||33.1|
|Percent change from same month previous year||+ 4.5%||+ 7.3%|
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 February 2014.