Amtrak lost $800M on cheeseburgers and soda

August 4, 2012 09:01

Taxpayers lost $833 million over the last decade on the food and beverages supplied by Amtrak, which managed to spend $1.70 for every dollar that received in revenue. – Washington Examiner



Joel Gehrke at Washington Examiner


“It costs passengers $9.50 to buy a cheeseburger on Amtrak, but the cost to taxpayers is $16.15. ..


“The rail service’s food and beverage operation has 1,234 employees, and taking into account Amtrak’s $84.5 million loss last year, that’s $68, 476 per employee,”


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