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Freight by Rail: United States

Freight by Rail: United States

This report forecasts US freight railroad revenues in US dollars as well as volume hauled in ton-miles to 2021. Total revenues and volume are segmented by carrier type in terms of: Class I railroads and other freight railroads. Total revenues for the US freight transport industry for the 2006-2016 period are provided and segmented by mode as follows: truck, rail, pipeline, water, and air.

To illustrate historical trends, total revenues, total volume, the various segments, and trade are provided in annual series from 2006 to 2016. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, US goods and NAFTA trade, rail freight by product, environmental and regulatory factors, and freight industry trends. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines freight railroad carrier types, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute services when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each carrier type segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing in the US industry, as well as their market share. An introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 31-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.


HIGHLIGHTS
MARKET ENVIRONMENT
Historical Trends
Key Economic Indicators
US Goods Trade
NAFTA Trade by Rail
Rail Freight by Product
Environmental and Regulatory Factors
Freight Industry Overview
SEGMENTATION AND FORECASTS
Freight Railroads
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
Industry Characteristics
Market Share
ABOUT THIS REPORT
Scope and Method
Sources
Industry Codes
Resources
LIST OF TABLES AND FIGURES
Figure 1 | Key Trends in US Freight Railroad Revenues, 2016-2021
Figure 2 | US Freight Railroad Revenue Trends, 2006-2016
Figure 3 | US Freight Railroad Volume Trends, 2006-2016
Table 1 | Key Indicators for US Freight by Rail Demand; 2006, 2011, 2016, 2021 (US$ bil)
Figure 4 | US Goods Trade Trends; 2006-2016, 2021 (US$ bil)
Table 2 | US Goods Imports; 2006-2016 by Country, 2021 in Total (US$ bil)
Table 3 | US Goods Exports; 2006-2016 by Country, 2021 in Total (US$ bil)
Figure 5 | US NAFTA Trade by Rail, 2006-2016 (US$ bil)
Table 4 | US Imports from Canada & Mexico by Rail, 2006-2016 (US$ bil)
Table 5 | US Exports to Canada & Mexico by Rail, 2006-2016 (US$ bil)
Figure 6 | US Rail Freight Revenue by Product, 2010-2015 (% of US$)
Table 6 | US Rail Freight Revenue by Product, 2010-2015 (% of US$)
Figure 7 | US Freight Revenue by Transport Mode, 2006-2016 (US$ bil)
Table 7 | US Freight Revenue by Transport Mode, 2006-2016 (US$ bil)
Figure 8 | US Freight Railroad Revenues by Carrier Type; 2006-2016, 2021 (US$ mil)
Table 8 | US Freight Railroad Revenues by Carrier Type; 2006-2016, 2021 (US$ mil)
Figure 9 | US Freight Railroad Volume by Carrier Type; 2006-2016, 2021 (bil ton-miles)
Table 9 | US Freight Railroad Volume by Carrier Type; 2006-2016, 2021 (bil ton-miles)
Figure 10 | US Freight Railroad Revenue & Manufacturers Shipments; 2006-2016, 2021
Figure 11 | US Freight Railroad Revenues by Carrier Type Share; 2006-2016, 2021 (%)
Figure 12 | US Class I Freight Railroad Market Share by Company, 2016 (% of Class I Revenues)
Table 10 | US Class I Freight Railroad Market Share by Revenue & Volume, 2016
Table 11 | Other Leading Participants in the US Freight Railroad Industry
Table 12 | Industry Codes Related to Freight by Rail

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