4-6 Amtrak On-time Performance: FY1990-FY2012

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percent of train arrivals

4-6 Amtrak On-time Performance: FY1990-FY2012



Amtrak train on-time definition

Trip length Train arrives at endpoint within
0-250 miles 10 minutes
251-350 miles 15 minutes
351-450 miles 20 minutes
451-550 miles 25 minutes
>551 miles 30 minutes

Notes: Short-distance trips are less than 400 miles. Long-distance trips are greater than or equal to 400 miles. Host railroads include freight or commuter rail track over which Amtrak operates. Trip length is based on the total distance traveled by that train from origin to destination.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-73, available at www.bts.gov as of October 2013.