|Revenue per RPM (chained 2000 dollars)||0.16||0.15||0.16||0.16||0.17||0.17||0.21||0.22||0.22||0.23||0.23|
|Revenue per RPM (current dollars)||0.13||0.12||0.14||0.15||0.15||0.15||0.20||0.22||0.23||0.25||0.25|
KEY: RPM = revenue passenger-mile.
NOTES: Amtrak data are not available prior to
1993. Revenue includes revenue from
concessions and other passenger services in addition to passenger fares. A revenue passenger-mile is the number of
revenue passengers multiplied by the number of miles traveled by each
To eliminate the effects of inflation over time, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics converted current dollars to chained 2000 dollars.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculations based on Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts (Washington, DC: 1994-2004 issues), annual Amtrak passenger revenue and revenue passenger-miles data.