Use of Passenger Rail: Revenue Passenger Miles

Use of Passenger Rail: Revenue Passenger Miles

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Date Amtrak revenue passenger miles
Jan-90 454,062,384
Feb-90 434,975,086
Mar-90 568,022,912
Apr-90 567,941,206
May-90 537,898,117
Jun-90 567,400,805
Jul-90 614,409,490
Aug-90 604,886,768
Sep-90 486,458,786
Oct-90 514,067,711
Nov-90 516,357,350
Dec-90 531,434,667
Jan-91 493,462,807
Feb-91 461,749,623
Mar-91 559,027,365
Apr-91 571,943,410
May-91 544,596,358
Jun-91 474,917,200
Jul-91 606,367,732
Aug-91 622,965,956
Sep-91 514,490,865
Oct-91 538,226,969
Nov-91 539,706,600
Dec-91 551,280,016
Jan-92 500,197,078
Feb-92 460,961,629
Mar-92 534,299,133
Apr-92 562,303,002
May-92 552,388,886
Jun-92 577,754,752
Jul-92 583,226,639
Aug-92 608,168,782
Sep-92 499,586,130
Oct-92 507,549,775
Nov-92 489,206,968
Dec-92 502,907,615
Jan-93 500,197,078
Feb-93 460,961,629
Mar-93 534,299,133
Apr-93 562,303,002
May-93 552,388,886
Jun-93 577,754,752
Jul-93 583,226,639
Aug-93 608,168,782
Sep-93 499,586,130
Oct-93 507,549,775
Nov-93 489,206,968
Dec-93 502,907,615
Jan-94 472,831,403
Feb-94 463,282,193
Mar-94 571,964,081
Apr-94 546,771,227
May-94 522,933,969
Jun-94 529,165,413
Jul-94 574,671,588
Aug-94 583,670,975
Sep-94 488,404,706
Oct-94 493,457,999
Nov-94 477,544,091
Dec-94 490,734,599
Jan-95 425,143,815
Feb-95 393,021,155
Mar-95 489,040,307
Apr-95 490,776,591
May-95 509,411,677
Jun-95 539,539,652
Jul-95 567,458,779
Aug-95 576,863,337
Sep-95 449,715,520
Oct-95 441,066,242
Nov-95 435,401,205
Dec-95 444,473,258
Jan-96 361,966,649
Feb-96 343,129,948
Mar-96 415,752,849
Apr-96 424,923,253
May-96 465,851,556
Jun-96 473,445,156
Jul-96 522,179,981
Aug-96 548,423,868
Sep-96 410,564,752
Oct-96 425,911,026
Nov-96 389,182,650
Dec-96 437,112,026
Jan-97 337,732,248
Feb-97 337,732,248
Mar-97 416,440,369
Apr-97 408,306,659
May-97 442,236,862
Jun-97 477,393,325
Jul-97 535,413,368
Aug-97 548,657,831
Sep-97 423,829,195
Oct-97 445,688,675
Nov-97 441,177,914
Dec-97 454,271,178
Jan-98 371,276,735
Feb-98 326,559,099
Mar-98 425,901,740
Apr-98 447,588,394
May-98 460,514,614
Jun-98 478,420,480
Jul-98 532,784,007
Aug-98 521,631,376
Sep-98 428,418,596
Oct-98 444,612,036
Nov-98 427,617,951
Dec-98 458,866,699
Jan-99 384,770,454
Feb-99 350,177,064
Mar-99 436,629,761
Apr-99 435,108,181
May-99 448,156,292
Jun-99 491,972,699
Jul-99 538,646,659
Aug-99 522,835,256
Sep-99 390,725,088
Oct-99 425,674,064
Nov-99 421,540,247
Dec-99 442,441,627
Jan-00 366,548,616
Feb-00 366,023,396
Mar-00 452,759,413
Apr-00 473,339,131
May-00 479,675,238
Jun-00 512,798,584
Jul-00 560,162,374
Aug-00 554,253,868
Sep-00 442,884,586
Oct-00 461,995,030
Nov-00 442,234,739
Dec-00 461,316,720
Jan-01 379,284,616
Feb-01 366,130,333
Mar-01 448,551,496
Apr-01 455,153,892
May-01 460,481,095
Jun-01 524,053,764
Jul-01 558,930,352
Aug-01 557,145,023
Sep-01 443,716,699
Oct-01 452,023,942
Nov-01 446,042,290
Dec-01 478,954,252
Jan-02 398,407,819
Feb-02 397,785,030
Mar-02 458,878,068
Apr-02 453,013,133
May-02 459,568,018
Jun-02 494,965,152
Jul-02 558,930,352
Aug-02 510,926,144
Sep-02 382,213,573
Oct-02 399,039,747
Nov-02 375,945,497
Dec-02 448,145,963
Jan-03 393,225,236
Feb-03 389,806,796
Mar-03 472,223,723
Apr-03 483,447,450
May-03 483,779,366
Jun-03 516,859,070
Jul-03 562,976,962
Aug-03 552,106,903
Sep-03 425,345,815
Oct-03 462,871,250
Nov-03 448,111,872
Dec-03 489,178,276
Jan-04 410,224,432
Feb-04 389,433,211
Mar-04 452,512,390
Apr-04 470,964,328
May-04 470,495,125
Jun-04 510,190,745
Jul-04 549,315,050
Aug-04 505,400,416
Sep-04 398,890,601
Oct-04 436,679,571
Nov-04 440,169,495
Dec-04 476,607,133
Jan-05 378,281,389
Feb-05 351,346,783
Mar-05 463,483,641
Apr-05 430,380,706
May-05 458,958,840
Jun-05 503,012,485
Jul-05 541,547,699
Aug-05 505,646,426
Sep-05 433,605,236
Oct-05 432,277,606
Nov-05 435,809,076
Dec-05 447,019,776
Jan-06 363,749,319
Feb-06 347,336,749
Mar-06 429,878,782
Apr-06 445,432,636
May-06 457,532,893
Jun-06 510,543,718
Jul-06 542,292,373
Aug-06 524,610,755
Sep-06 425,032,855
Oct-06 450,856,626
Nov-06 451,448,118
Dec-06 461,087,599
Jan-07 377,438,027
Feb-07 360,210,778
Mar-07 458,762,486
Apr-07 470,310,578
May-07 492,429,243
Jun-07 540,655,312
Jul-07 578,132,653
Aug-07 563,985,564
Sep-07 448,262,939
Oct-07 482,614,204
Nov-07 502,989,644
Dec-07 508,458,928
Jan-08 416,159,418
Feb-08 395,820,594

Amtrak officially began service in May 1971. Amtrak offers services in 46 states on a network of over 22,000 track miles. Ridership data are highly seasonal, with July and August being very high season months. In 2000, Amtrak introduced a high-speed rail service in the northeast U.S., which helped increase ridership.

Amtrak Revenue Passenger Miles Feb-07 Feb-08
Amtrak revenue passenger miles (thousands) 360,211 395,821
Percent change from same month previous year 3.71 9.89

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

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Office of Safety Analysis, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety/ as of May 2008.