TABLE 3-4-5 - Amtrak Ridership Monthly: January 2007-June 2008

TABLE 3-4-5 - Amtrak Ridership Monthly: January 2007-June 2008

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  Number of passengers (thousands)
January 2007 1,797
February 2007 1,779
March 2007 2,174
April 2007 2,207
May 2007 2,296
June 2007 2,291
July 2007 2,414
August 2007 2,429
September 2007 2,101
October 2007 2,336
November 2007 2,414
December 2007 2,312
January 2008 2,005
February 2008 2,029
March 2008 2,424
April 2008 2,320
May 2008 2,577
June 2008 2,560

NOTES: Amtrak serves more than 500 stations in 46 states and operates over a network of more than 21,000 track miles. Ridership is highly seasonal, July and August are the peak ridership months. In 2000, Amtrak introduced a high-speed rail service in the northeast U.S., which helped increase ridership.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Office of Safety Analysis, table 1.02, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety/ as of September 2008.