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Key Performance Indicators

Rail Cost per Passenger Trip

Definition: Rail Cost per Passenger Trip measures operating cost of providing rail service per unlinked passenger boarding.

 

Performance (August 2018):

The Cost per Rail Passenger Trip of $2.51 in August was lower than the forecast by $0.66, or 21%. This favorable variance was due to rail ridership exceeding the forecast by 0.5 million unlinked passenger boardings and operating expenses coming under budget. The 2018 Fiscal Year-to-Date (months of July through August) Cost per Rail Passenger Trip of $2.66 was lower than the forecast by $0.49, or 16%. This favorable variance is due to rail ridership exceeding the forecast by 0.4 million unlinked passenger boardings and operating expenses coming under budget.