Thursday September 20, 2018

Expensive Burgers: Amtrak Records Huge Losses on Food Sales

Amtrak spent $1.70 for every dollar it earned on food and beverage sales last year, leading to a loss of $84.5 million on the service. Committee Chairman John Mica (R-FL) blasted the “inefficient and wasteful” record of the nation’s rail line. “Over the last 10 years, these losses have amounted to a staggering $833.8 million,” said Mica. “It costs passengers $9.50 to buy a cheeseburger on Amtrak, but the cost to taxpayers is $16.15.  More…

Posted by at August 8, 2012
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