Rail Capacity Utilization: Rail Passenger Load Factor

Rail Capacity Utilization: Rail Passenger Load Factor

Amtrak Passenger Load Factor

(monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

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Load factor is related to the potential capacity of a system relative to its actual performance.

Rail Passenger Load Factor Jan-07 Jan-08
Passenger load factor (percent) 39.0 43.2
Percent change from same month previous year -2.99 10.77

NOTES: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.

SOURCE: Amtrak, "Monthly Performance Reports", available at http://www.amtrak.com/ as of May 2008.