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-10||Nov-11|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||63.29||66.54|
|Percent change from same month previous year||5.5||5.1|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||30.43||31.42|
|Percent change from same month previous year||5.8||3.3|
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 2012.