Sunday, April 11, 2010

Amtrak ridership thrives in the Middle West

An Amtrak press release this past Thursday (4/8/10) states:
In the Chicago hub, ridership on Lincoln Service (Chicago – St. Louis) showed significant growth with an 18 percent jump in March and 11.6 percent for the six month period. Hiawatha Service (Chicago – Milwaukee) continues to grow with a 14.3 percent increase in March and up 4.8 percent fiscal year to date. Elsewhere in the Midwest, the Missouri River Runner (Kansas City - St. Louis) is up 24.2 percent for March and 15.8 percent for the first half of the Amtrak fiscal year, while the Blue Water (Chicago - Port Huron) increased by 21.7 percent in March and 5.2 percent for fiscal year to date.

This increase is due in part to:

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2 Comments:

Blogger plaws said...

Could we get an update with actual numbers? Percentages are sort of meaningless without them. An 18% increase sounds great but if the original number was 100 ... :-)

10:46 AM  
Blogger 于雅慧毓 said...

Never put off till tomorrow what may be done today.......................................................

12:39 AM  

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