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 | Aug 2015

Back on track: The industry is expected to experience rapid growth as industrial production rises

IBISWorld’s Train, Subway & Transit Car Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 2020, 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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Train, Subway and Transit Car Manufacturing industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry valued added (IVA), a measurement of the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to grow at an average annual rate of 10.6% in the 10 years to 2020, while US GDP is anticipated to increase an annualized rate of 2.5% over the same period. Although the industry is growing faster than the economy, product groups are not changing rapidly and markets are well established, indicating the industry in the mature stage of its life cycle. Strong growth over the past five years has been encouraged by government programs as well as rapid recovery from recession lows... 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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