Vermonter Data

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

 


Southbound Vermonter Departure Delays
Apr 2018 – Apr 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 recent uptick in average delay minutes was caused by river flooding near the rail line in Vermont during the month of April. South of Greenfield the trains now being delayed somewhat by a railroad tie replacement project that is now underway.

 

Data source:
Amtrak Status Maps Archive Database | Christopher Juckins

 


Northbound Vermonter Departure Delays
Apr 2018 – Apr 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 northbound Vermonter is being delayed north of Springfield by a railroad tie replacement project that is now underway.

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: May 3, 2019
Page last reviewed: November 21, 2016