Amtrak Ticket Prices and Yields

Amtrak Ticket Prices and Yields

Average Amtrak ticket prices (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

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Amtrak ticket yield (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

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Ticket yield is a normalized measure of revenue, based on the amount of service provided.

Amtrak Ticket Prices and Yields Aug-08 Aug-09
Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars) 59.64 56.28
Percent change from same month previous year 2.97 -5.63
Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile) 26.03 24.20
Percent change from same month previous year 4.54 -7.03

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 December 2009.