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||Feb-13||Feb-14|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||63.71||70.29|
|Percent change from same month previous year||+ 6.7%||+ 10.3%|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||31.4||34.7|
|Percent change from same month previous year||+ 8.6%||+ 10.4%|
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 April 2014.