Load factor is related to the potential capacity of a system relative to its actual performance.
|Rail Passenger Load Factor||Jun-06||Jun-07|
|Passenger load factor (percent)||54.6||55.7|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-1.44||2.01|
NOTES: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.
SOURCE: Amtrak, "Monthly Performance Reports", available at http://www.amtrak.com/, as of August 2007.