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||Jul-11||Jul-12|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||62.81||66.46|
|Percent change from same month previous year||1.3||5.8|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||26.76||28.08|
|Percent change from same month previous year||3.8||4.9|
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 October 2012.