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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 (October 2019):

The Cost per Rail Passenger Trip of $2.84 in October was lower than the forecast by $0.08, or 3%. This favorable variance was due to operating cost coming under budget. The 2020 Fiscal Year-to-Date (months of July through October) Cost per Rail Passenger Trip of $3.18 is exceeding the forecast by $0.12, or 4%. This unfavorable variance is due to rail ridership falling short of the forecast by 1.1 million unlinked passenger trips.