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||Sep-09||Sep-10|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||57.53||61.65|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-7.09||7.16|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||27.02||28.46|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-5.69||5.33|
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 2010.