|Rail Carrier||Passenger Trips||Average Trip Length (miles)|
|MTA-Long Island Rail Road||96,953,120||21.5|
|TOTAL Regional rail||347,956,398||23.28|
|Northeast connecting corridors**||2,950,027||102|
Sources: Regional Rail Data: National Transit Database Transit Profiles: 2012 Full Reports; Amtrak Data: Amtrak Monthly Performance Report (September 2012)
** Includes Northeast Regional services on the NEC, in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Virginia, Vermonter, New Haven-Hartford-Springfield, Keystone, and Empire Service routes
The current NEC took nearly a century to build. It was built by several railroad companies between 1830 and 1917.
|Construction Type||Existing NEC|