Statistics

The Amtrak Downeaster continues to be one of the best performing regional Amtrak passenger rails in the country. In 2019, half a million people chose to ride the Downeaster, setting a new record with almost an 8 percent increase from the previous year.

Below you’ll find up-to-date statistics on ridership and revenue*.

Since 2001

Overall Impact

The overall impact we’ve had since the start of service in 2001.

The Amtrak Downeaster has transported more than 7.6 Million passengers, the equivalent of 658 Million passenger miles, and has generated more than
$126 Million in passenger revenue.
March 2020 - February 2021

Monthly Ridership

Downeaster ridership in comparison to previous year and target.

March 2020 - February 2021

Monthly Revenue

Total revenue generated during the month.

*The Amtrak Downeaster temporarily suspended all passenger rail service on 4/29/20 through 6/15/20 in alignment with the “Stay Safer at Home” Executive Order announced by Maine Governor Mills. Due to this suspension, ridership and other statistics for the time period will be affected.