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Raw data used to produce these reports are provided by the National Rail Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) to the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT).

Data are updated monthly, on the first business day following the 25th of the succeeding month (eg., January data is available after February 25th). Data are available from January 1994 to the present.

Click on the blue bar for the report you desire. Then select the criteria (eg., month, year, calendar/fiscal, de/boarded) to tailor the report to your needs. These reports represent the most current data when you submit your request. As audits are performed, or additional data become available, Amtrak may provide updates which will change the values reported herein.

Data summaries in these reports represent all stations served by the Detroit (Wolverine), Grand Rapids (Pere Marquette) and Port Huron (Blue Water) to Chicago rail corridors; not just those in Michigan.

Passengers getting on the train (embarking) are said to be boarding, while those getting off the train (disembarking) are said to be deboarding. Boarding and deboarding are referred to as station activity.

Calendar year data will include the months of January through December for the year selected. Fiscal year data will include the months of January through September for the year selected, and October through December of the previous year.

Due to an October 1, 2003 change in data management procedures, information in this document may not match previously generated MDOT reports.

In addition, data in this report may differ from similar Amtrak reports due to differences in the way MDOT and Amtrak treat data not specifically attributed to individual stations.

Numeric rounding may result in differences in MDOT/Amtrak revenue values.

Prior to 2004, service was provided between Toronto and Chicago through Port Huron. As of April 25, 2004 this service terminates in Port Huron. Thus in the Annual Ridership Summary, Toronto-Chicago, Toronto/Port Huron-Chicago and Port Huron-Chicago, all refer to the same corridor.

    Corridor Station Activity
Corridor Station Activity shows comparisons of intercity rail passenger demand/usage between a selected year, and previous years. Note: All figures are year to date. Thus, current calendar/fiscal year values may show decreases until all months are reported.
Year:         Calendar Year (Jan-Dec)
Fiscal Year (Oct-Sep)
Corridor Station Activity
  Boarded Deboarded Total Total % Total %
  Station (Yr) (Yr) (Yr) (Yr-1) Change (Yr-2) Change

    Monthly Corridor Station Activity Summary
Monthly Corridor Station Activity Summary displays demand/usage levels of intercity rail passengers. Organizations which use fiscal year data, instead of the more common calendar year, will find this display particularly useful.
Year:   Calendar Year (Jan-Dec)
Fiscal Year (Oct-Sep)
Monthly Data: Boarded
Monthly Corridor Station Activity Summary (______)
For the ________ Year:_____________
  Station Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total

    Annual Ridership Summary
Annual Ridership Summary is used to display and print calendar/fiscal annual totals for rail ridership by corridor.
Calendar Year (Jan-Dec)
Fiscal Year (Oct-Sep)
Annual Ridership Summary
  Year Detroit-Chicago Gd. Rapids-Chicago Pt. Huron-Chicago Toronto/PH-Chicago Toronto-Chicago Total  

    Monthly Ridership History
Monthly Ridership History is used to display and print monthly, quarterly and annual totals for rail ridership statewide or by corridor.
Monthly Ridership History
Ridership for All Corridor Stations
 Year   Jan   Feb   Mar   Q1   Apr   May   Jun   Q2   Jul   Aug   Sep   Q3   Oct   Nov   Dec   Q4   CY   FY 

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