passenger mile love


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A basic unit used by transport companies for calculating profit levels etc. It is calculated by dividing total distance travelled in a given period by the number of passengers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A unit of measurement of the passenger transportation performed by a railroad during a given period, usually a year, the total of which consists of the sum of the miles traversed by all the passengers on the road in the period in question.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A unit of railroad accounts which represents the transportation of one passenger for the distance of one mile.


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