Amtrak August 2017 performance report (MPR)

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Amtrak August 2017 performance report (MPR)
Posted by blue streak 1 on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:13 PM

Just discovered not much time but few items.  F-59 457 is going to be returned to bank instead of having some mechanical work done. System ridership up 2%With the work at NYP the Empire route had a 5%  decrease in traffic.  Acela up 7% and Regional up 1%.  Down easter up 5%. Vermonter up 4% but shuttles down 7%.  MI up about 10% Lincoln ip 1% .  Norfolk up 14% NPN up1%.  LYH up 7% .-----Virginia DOT has to be happy.

Missouri  up 10%.  Capitols up 6% Cascades up 4%.

LD up 4.4%.  Silvers + Palmetto up about 12%  Where o where is the needed capacity ?  Crescent down 14.5% wonder if the delays both ways south of Atlanta is hurting ? 

The Cardinal's 11,000 + if multiplied by 7/3  =  more than Crescent, Capitol,  City NO  For those who say but that is just August the same trains apply for the first 11 months .  Almost the same for just sleepers except more capacity on Capitol & City than Cardinal .

Work on Amfleetes down about 3 and Beech down about 10 various units due to more work than planned when budget enacted.

OTP also down from last year but except for Crescent ridership overall up.  Now the weather problem system wide probably will take a hit for September ?

 

https://www.amtrak.com/content/dam/projects/dotcom/english/public/documents/corporate/monthlyperformancereports/2017/Amtrak-Monthly-Performance-Report-August-2017.pdf

 

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Posted by ROBERT WILLISON on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:27 AM

blue streak 1

Just discovered not much time but few items.  F-59 457 is going to be returned to bank instead of having some mechanical work done. System ridership up 2%With the work at NYP the Empire route had a 5%  decrease in traffic.  Acela up 7% and Regional up 1%.  Down easter up 5%. Vermonter up 4% but shuttles down 7%.  MI up about 10% Lincoln ip 1% .  Norfolk up 14% NPN up1%.  LYH up 7% .-----Virginia DOT has to be happy.

Missouri  up 10%.  Capitols up 6% Cascades up 4%.

LD up 4.4%.  Silvers + Palmetto up about 12%  Where o where is the needed capacity ?  Crescent down 14.5% wonder if the delays both ways south of Atlanta is hurting ? 

The Cardinal's 11,000 + if multiplied by 7/3  =  more than Crescent, Capitol,  City NO  For those who say but that is just August the same trains apply for the first 11 months .  Almost the same for just sleepers except more capacity on Capitol & City than Cardinal .

Work on Amfleetes down about 3 and Beech down about 10 various units due to more work than planned when budget enacted.

OTP also down from last year but except for Crescent ridership overall up.  Now the weather problem system wide probably will take a hit for September ?

 

 Over all good numbers.

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Posted by NorthWest on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:51 PM

457 or 467? 467 is the one with wreck damage.

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Posted by oltmannd on Thursday, October 26, 2017 7:06 AM

Cutting back the Crescent to WAS during NYP trackwork is the likely reason for the ridership drop.

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Thursday, October 26, 2017 1:23 PM

Here is a copy from chief mechanical officer's report. 

LAX is removing E/457 from plan to save money. E/457 it will be the first  

unit to deliver back to the bank. This make LAX at 100% now

 

 

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Thursday, October 26, 2017 1:33 PM

oltmannd

Cutting back the Crescent to WAS during NYP trackwork is the likely reason for the ridership drop.

 
Good point did not consider that as well since Amtrak does allow local passengers NYP - WASH.
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Posted by oltmannd on Thursday, October 26, 2017 7:03 PM

blue streak 1

 

 
oltmannd

Cutting back the Crescent to WAS during NYP trackwork is the likely reason for the ridership drop.

 

 

 
Good point did not consider that as well since Amtrak does allow local passengers NYP - WASH.
 

And folks prefer one seat rides with no baggage hassles

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Posted by daveklepper on Sunday, October 29, 2017 12:36 AM

Especially first-class sleeper customers

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Friday, November 17, 2017 10:38 AM

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