Monthly data, not seasonally adjusted
National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) trips of up to 250 miles are considered on-time if they arrive less than 10 minutes beyond the scheduled arrival time; 251-350 miles, 15 minutes; 351-450 miles, 20 minutes; 451-550 miles, 25 minutes; and greater than 550 miles, 30 minutes.
|Passenger Rail On-Time Performance||Mar-08||Mar-09|
|On-time performance (percent on-time)||72.2||84.2|
|Percent change from same month previous year||4.03||16.62|
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 June 2009.