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||Nov-09||Nov-10|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||60.00||63.29|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-1.8||5.5|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||28.75||30.43|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-1.9||5.8|
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 February 2011.