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||Oct-10||Oct-11|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||62.21||63.92|
|Percent change from same month previous year||6.7||2.7|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||29.78||30.42|
|Percent change from same month previous year||5.9||2.1|
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 2011.