During the fiscal year 2010 that just ended September 30, Amtrak carried 28,716,857 passengers and earned $1.74 billion in ticket revenue. That’s a 5.7 percent increase in ridership and a 9 percent rise in ticket revenue over FY ’09. Eclipsing the previous best year ever, FY ’08.
In a statement to employees Amtrak CEO Joe Boardman said, “It’s the people…you, your coworkers and the passengers you serve that make it happen.”
Click here to read the release from Amtrak.