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||Jun-09||Jun-10|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||59.48||63.66|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-1.52||7.03|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||25.90||27.18|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-3.61||4.94|
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 August 2010.