Amtrak may sets new ridership record
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KTVI) – July was the best month ever for Amtrak troubled history. Ridership for the month July was 2.9 million Americans riding the rails to get to their destination. That represents a 4.8% increase over July of 2012.
Ridership increased on all Amtrak routes:
- Northeast corridor
- State sponsored routes
- And long distance routes
Amtrak is expecting strong tickets sales for the rest of the year and fiscal year, to which Amtrak may beat its all-time yearly ridership record of 31.2 million passengers.