Vermonter Performance

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


Vermonter | On-time Performance & Departure Delays
May 2018 – Sep 2018

Amtrak Status Maps Archive Database | Christopher Juckins

The southbound Vermonter is being delayed by slow-orders along the line, both in Massachusetts and Vermont.

The northbound Vermonter is currently being delayed by extensive mid-day track work along Metro-North’s New Haven Line and delays with the change of engine in New Haven.


Southbound Vermonter Departure Delays
January 2019 – Sep 2018

The chart above shows that the departure delays associated with Amtrak’s southbound Vermonter service through the Pioneer Valley.


Vermonter | Median Delays by Station (St. Albans, Vt. — Washington, D.C.)
Sep 2018

A chart of delays for all stations can be viewed by clicking on the train number listed below.

[Train 55] — Southbound/weekdays

[Train 56] — Northbound/weekdays

[Train 57] — Southbound/weekends and holidays

[Train 54] — Northbound/weekdays and holidays


Amtrak Status Maps Archive Database | Christopher Juckins


Vermonter | MassDOT Minutes of Delay
January 2017 – April 2018

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 2011 – 2017

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.

FY2015 ridership for Greenfield and Northampton is for the period 12/29/2014 – 9/30/2015 (276 days)

FY2015 ridership for Holyoke is for the period 8/27/2015 – 9/30/2015 (25 days)

FY2015 ridership for Amherst is for the period 10/1/2014 – 12/28/2014 (89 days)


Further reading

Amtrak Ridership – Greenfield | FY2017 (PDF)

Amtrak Ridership – Holyoke | FY2017 (PDF)

Amtrak Ridership – Northampton | FY2017 (PDF)

Amtrak Ridership – Springfield | FY2017 (PDF)



Page last updated: December 4, 2018
Page last reviewed: November 21, 2016