Rail On-Time Performance

Rail On-Time Performance

Monthly data, not seasonally adjusted

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National Railroad Passenger Corporation Amtrak trips of up to 250 miles are considered on time if they arrive less than 10 minutes beyond the scheduled arrival time; 251-350 miles, 15 minutes; 351-450 miles, 20 minutes; 451-550 miles, 25 minutes; and greater than 550 miles, 30 minutes.

Passenger Rail On-Time Performance Aug-07 Aug-08
On-time performance (percentage on-time) 65.4 68.1
Percent change from same month previous year 1.87 4.13

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 November 2008.