TABLE 3-8 Amtrak Trains Arriving On Time: 1993-2003

TABLE 3-8 Amtrak Trains Arriving On Time: 1993-2003

Percent

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  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
System on-time performance 72 72 76 71 74 79 79 78 75 76 74
Short distance (<400 miles) 79 78 81 76 79 81 80 82 79 80 77
Long distance (≥400 miles) 47 49 57 49 53 59 61 55 52 52 53

NOTE: Short distance includes all Amtrak Northeast Corridor and Empire Service (New York State) trains. Amtrak provides on-time performance data in percent. Raw data are not readily available.

SOURCES: 1993-1999-National Railroad Passenger Corp. (Amtrak), Amtrak Annual Reports (Washington, DC: Annual issues). 2000-2003-Amtrak, personal communication, Oct. 22, 2003.