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 | Nov 2014

Back on track: Emerging economies overseas will provide growth opportunities

IBISWorld’s Train, Subway & Transit Car Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 during the five-year period, boosting growth for the industry through 2014. Additionally, emerging economies overseas increasingly invested in railway infrastructure development in the past five years, rising demand for industry exports. In the five years to 2019, the industry is expected to continue growing as a result of gains in industrial production. Furthermore, emerging economies will continue to present potential markets for the industry... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The top four companies in the industry hold a combined market share of less than 50.0%, indicative of a moderate level of concentration within this industry. Larger industry firms tend to dominate the freight and transportation services market, while other industry players compete in other transportation markets and infrastructure-related businesses. The drop in levels of trade and commerce that were caused by the recession led to lower freight volumes. In response, industry operators shifted their focus to repairing existing railcars and locomotives and expanding their presence in emerging economies. These trends have caused industry players to look elsewhere for revenue growth... 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
New and rebuilt locomotives and parts (excluding engines)Freight railcars (new)Street, subway and transit cars (new)Cars (rebuilt) and Railway maintenance of equipment and parts (excluRailroad rolling stock manufacturing not specified by kind
Industry Activities
locomotivesRebuilding of locomotivesrailroad cars and equipmenttransit cars and equipmentrailway track maintenance equipmentrailway and transit equipment

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