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||Mar-11||Mar-12|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||61.73||61.95|
|Percent change from same month previous year||1.5||0.4|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||28.48||28.82|
|Percent change from same month previous year||2.0||1.2|
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 2012.