Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Train, Subway and Transit Car Manufacturing industry faced sharp demand declines during the worst of the recession; however, the next five years are expected to be better for the industry. In addition to benefiting from gains in industrial production and a shift toward sustainable infrastructure such as railroads, major players are increasingly looking overseas for growth opportunities. Emerging economies are growing at much faster rates than Western economies, presenting potential markets for the industry... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The products and services offered by firms in the industry vary by size and specialization of the manufacturing facility. Some companies specialize in freight, or passenger locomotives and cars while others manufacture railroad tracks or general equipment necessary for railway track maintenance. The product and service segmentation represents the revenue captured in the entire industry regarding each of the product and service segments.
New and rebuilt locomotives and parts
New and rebuilt locomotives and parts account for an estimated 45.0% of industry revenue. A locomotive is a vehicle that provides the moving power for a train, and its sole purpose is to move a train along the tracks... purchase to read more