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-10||Apr-11|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||61.11||62.12|
|Percent change from same month previous year||4.6||1.7|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||28.74||29.19|
|Percent change from same month previous year||1.9||1.6|
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 2011.