Vermonter Performance

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

 


Southbound Vermonter Departure Delays
Jan 2018 – Dec 2018

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.

Data source:
Amtrak Status Maps Archive Database | Christopher Juckins

 


Northbound Vermonter Departure Delays
Jan 2018 – Dec 2018

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
January 2017 – November 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

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.

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: January 9, 2019
Page last reviewed: November 21, 2016