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||Apr-09||Apr-10|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||58.41||61.11|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-3.02||4.62|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||28.20||28.74|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-4.41||1.91|
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 2010.