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Train, Subway & Transit Car Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Train, Subway & Transit Car Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33651 | Mar 2016

Back on track: An increase in trade value will lead to moderate industry revenue growth

The Train, Subway & Transit Car Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

As the economy began to recover, so did the Train, Subway and Transit Car Manufacturing industry. The industry's key drivers, including total trade value, demand from rail transportation, the industrial production index and federal funding for transportation, all grew over the past five years, supporting industry revenue growth. Additionally, emerging economies overseas increasingly invested in railway infrastructure development, boosting demand for industry exports. In the five years to 2021, the industry is expected to continue growing as a result of rising trade value. Furthermore, emerging economies will continue to present potential markets for the industry... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Train, Subway and Transit Car Manufacturing industry has high barriers to entry. Customers have increasingly demanded higher-quality accreditation, causing businesses that lack this accreditation to be restricted in the types of customer contracts they receive. Additionally, it is often costly or difficult for new entrants to the industry to gain the desirable accreditation. Another significant barrier to entry stems from establishing solid connections with suppliers. The major players in the industry wield significant market power and tend to have long-term contracts to suppliers; new entrants may struggle if they do not have existing relationships with upstream companies in the supply chain... purchase to read more


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What is the Train, Subway & Transit Car Manufacturing Industry?

Companies within this industry manufacture or rebuild locomotives and parts, railroad cars and streetcars, along with railway track maintenance equipment. Specific products include industrial, mining and railroad locomotives; railroad, light-rail, subway and transit cars; railroad rolling stock; and railroad equipment. This industry does not manufacture locomotive engines; see IBISWorld report 33361a Engine and Turbine Manufacturing in the United States.

Industry Products
Diesel-electric locomotives and partsNon diesel-electric locomotives and partsNew freight railcarsNew street, subway and transit carsRebuilt cars, railway maintenance equipment and partsUnspecified railroad rolling stock manufacturing
Industry Activities
locomotivesRebuilding of locomotivesrailroad cars and equipmenttransit cars and equipmentrailway track maintenance equipmentrailway and transit equipment

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