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||Jan-10||Jan-11|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||58.30||60.66|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-2.6||4.0|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||26.88||28.27|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-4.7||5.2|
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 2011.