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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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 - 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 supply chains. The major players in the industry wield significant market power and tend to have long term contracts to supply chains; new entrants may struggle if they do not have existing relationships with supply chain companies... 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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