Intercity rail services in the United States

Statistics report about U.S. intercity rail services

Intercity rail services in the United States

This report presents selected key figures concerning the intercity rail services and infrastructure in the United States. Providing an overview of ridership and passenger traffic on rail services in the United States, the report also gives figures on the government-owned railroad companies Amtrak and Alaska Railroad. These two railroads serve the intercity passenger rail system in the United States.

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  • Premium Statistic Global non-urban regional demand for travel by train from 2019 to 2050, by region
  • Premium Statistic High-speed rail lines length worldwide by region 2022
  • Premium Statistic U.S. federal rail transportation spending 1995-2022
  • Basic Statistic U.S. transportation - personal expenditures 1990-2023
  • Premium Statistic Rail accidents and incidents in the U.S. 2013-2022


  • Premium Statistic U.S. heavy rail - number of unlinked passenger trips 1996-2022
  • Basic Statistic U.S. passenger-miles: Intercity/Amtrak 2007-2020
  • Premium Statistic Ridership - Amtrak 2013-2022
  • Premium Statistic Ridership by segment - Amtrak 2014-2022
  • Premium Statistic Amtrak’s high-speed rail passengers on the Acela service 2017–2022
  • Premium Statistic Ridership of Alaska Railroad 2013-2022
  • Premium Statistic United States: monthly heavy-rail ridership 2020–2023


  • Premium Statistic Total revenue - Amtrak 2015-2023
  • Premium Statistic Total revenue by business segment - Amtrak 2023
  • Premium Statistic Operating expenses - Amtrak 2015-2023
  • Premium Statistic Amtrak: ridership in the main passenger stations 2022
  • Premium Statistic Rail equipment - Amtrak 2022
  • Premium Statistic Operating revenue by segment - Alaska Railroad Corporation 2013-2022
  • Premium Statistic Total revenue - Alaska Railroad FY 2022
  • Premium Statistic Alaska Railroad - operating expenses by type FY 2022


  • Premium Forecast Total length of rail lines in the United States 2014-2029
  • Premium Statistic Transit rail system mileage within the United States 2004-2021
  • Premium Statistic High-speed train lines in planning and construction in the United States 2022
  • Premium Statistic High-speed train lines' maximum speed in the United States 2022

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