Vermonter Data

On this page you will find a collection of data related to Amtrak’s Vermonter service.

 


Southbound Vermonter Departure Delays
Jul 2018 – Jul 2019

The chart above shows that the departure delays associated with Amtrak’s southbound Vermonter service (Trains 55 and 57) through the Pioneer Valley.

Commentary |  The uptick in the average delay minutes south of Greenfield is due to a large tie replacement project that has been underway on the Connecticut River Main Line since May 2019.

Data source:
Amtrak Status Maps Archive Database | Christopher Juckins

 


Northbound Vermonter Departure Delays
Jul 2018 – Jul 2019

The chart above shows that the departure delays associated with Amtrak’s northbound (Trains 54 and 56) Vermonter service through the Pioneer Valley.

Commentary |  The uptick in the average delay minutes north of Springfield is due to a large tie replacement project that has been underway on the Connecticut River Main Line since May 2019.

Data source:
Amtrak Status Maps Archive Database | Christopher Juckins

 


Vermonter | MassDOT Minutes of Delay
Jun 2018 – Jun 2019

The table below shows the average daily delay for Amtrak’s Vermonter service between Springfield and East Northfield, Ma. (the VT-MA state line) during the period that the train is traveling on the MassDOT-owned Connecticut River Main Line.

Note that this is the combined daily delay for both the southbound and northbound trains.

 

Source:  Amtrak | Monthly Performance Reports

 


Vermonter | Ridership in the Pioneer Valley FY2014–2018

PDF download | Vermonter ridership – FY2014-2018

 


Vermonter Ridership1
Amtrak Fiscal Years 2012 – 2018

Notes:
1 Amtrak’s fiscal year runs from October 1st through September 30th

Ridership totals include passengers who started and/or ended their trip at a station north of Springfield.

Further reading

RPA Fact sheet – Greenfield | FY2018 (PDF)

RPA Fact sheet – Holyoke | FY2018 (PDF)

RPA Fact sheet – Northampton | FY2018 (PDF)

RPA Fact sheet – Springfield | FY2018 (PDF)

 


Vermonter Rider Profile | FY2018

Amtrak Customer Overview presentation (PDF) | Page 11
AASHTO Meeting | February 2019

The presentation linked above was made by Amtrak at a meeting of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Rail Council in February of 2019.

Note that the Vermonter data only represents riders who traveled to/from points north of Springfield., Ma.

 

Page last updated: August 14, 2019
Page last reviewed: November 21, 2016