NOTES: Data may not add to total because of
independent rounding. Amtrak includes all
delays when operating on Amtrak-owned tracks and delays for equipment or
engine failure, passenger handling, holding for connections, train servicing,
and mail/baggage handling when on tracks of a host railroad.
Host railroad includes all operating delays not attributable to Amtrak when operating on tracks of a host railroad, such as track- and signal-related delays, power failures, freight and commuter train interference, and routing delays. Also includes delays for track repairs/track conditions, freight train interference, and signal delays.
Other includes delays not attributable to Amtrak or host railroads, such as customs and immigrations, law enforcement action, weather, or waiting for scheduled departure time.
SOURCES: 2000—Amtrak, personal communication, October 2003. 2001-2004—Amtrak, personal communication, February 2005.