Vermonter Data

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

 


Southbound Vermonter Departure Delays
Mar 2018 – Mar 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 | Significant focus has been applied by New England Central Railroad in Vermont over the past months to clear long-term slow orders on their main line. With this work substantially complete the southbound Vermonter has been operating on our close to schedule in recent weeks. For the month of January 2019 the Vermonter was effected by delayed caused by winter weather.

Data source:
Amtrak Status Maps Archive Database | Christopher Juckins

 


Northbound Vermonter Departure Delays
Mar 2018 – Mar 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 on-time performance of the northbound Vermonter has significantly improved in the past few weeks. This is due to the completion of major track work on Amtrak’s Springfield – New Haven rail corridor and Metro-North’s New Haven Line.

Data source:
Amtrak Status Maps Archive Database | Christopher Juckins

 


Vermonter | MassDOT Minutes of Delay
Feb 2018 – Feb 2010

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 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)

 

Page last updated: April 15, 2019
Page last reviewed: November 21, 2016