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Railroads Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Type (Passenger Rail, Rail Freight), By Region (U.S., Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Rest of the World), Competitive Landscape, And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

Railroads Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Type (Passenger Rail, Rail Freight), By Region (U.S., Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Rest of the World), Competitive Landscape, And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

The global railroads market is expected to reach USD 829.3 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing investments by governments across the globe for construction of new rail lines and to upgrade the existing network can be the key factor for the growth of railroads market in the coming years. Approvals for initiation of new projects, growing tourism industry in Europe and Asia Pacific, and availability of passenger rail as a cheap mode of transport can be other factors that are expected to boost the market growth in the coming years.

In the recent years, tourism industry has witnessed a substantial growth in Asia Pacific and European countries. These countries are attracting tourists from within the region and from other nations. Many tourists are selecting trains owing to their low fares and high connectivity. In addition, there has been an increasing demand for freight due to rapid industrialization and growth in imports and exports in Asian countries.

Many governments and private organizations are increasingly investing to expand railways in their countries. For instance, in October 2017, the Indian Railway minister announced USD 150 million investments over 2018-2023. These investments are expected to be directed towards comfortable, safe, and secure travel of the passengers in the country. Similarly, in January 2018, China’s national railway operator announced an investment of USD 113 billion in fixed rail assets. This fund is expected to be diverted towards the construction of 4,000 km of new lines in the country. Such investments are expected to boost the market growth during the forecast period.

Further Key Findings From the Report Suggest:

  • Passenger rail segment held majority of the market share in 2016 and is anticipated to witness fastest rate during the forecast period, due to rising tourism industry and construction & usage of metro & bullet trains in the emerging nations
  • U.S. dominated the global market owing to an increase in demand freight rail and increasing investments for the expansion of lines
  • Asia Pacific is anticipated to witness the fastest growth owing to growing tourism industry, improving economic conditions, and government investment for construction of new rail lines
  • Middle East region is expected to witness the second fastest rate owing to availability of funds for new rail projects and increasing usage of passenger rails
  • Some of the key players includeCentral Japan Railway Company, SNCF Group, Union Pacific Corporation, and OAO RZD (Russian Railways)


Chapter 1 Research Methodology
1.1 Information Procurement
1.2 Data Analysis
Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Market Snapshot
Chapter 3 Railroads Market Variables, Trends & Scope
3.1 Market Segmentation & Scope
3.2 Market Driver Analysis
3.2.1 Increasing investments by governments across the globe
3.2.2 Growing tourism industry in Asia Pacific and Europe
3.3 Market Restraint Analysis
3.3.1 Trade slowdown
3.4 Industry Analysis - Porter’s
Chapter 4 Railroads Market: Type Estimates & Trend Analysis
4.1 Railroads Market: Type Movement Analysis
4.2 Passenger Rail
4.2.1 Passenger rail market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
4.3 Rail Freight
4.3.1 Rail freight market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
Chapter 5 Railroads Market: Regional Estimates & Trend Analysis By Type
5.1 Railroads Market: Regional Movement Analysis
5.2 U.S.
5.2.1 U.S. railroads market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
5.3 Europe
5.3.1 Europe railroads market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
5.4 Asia Pacific
5.4.1 Asia Pacific railroads market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
5.5 Middle East
5.5.1 Middle East railroads market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
5.6 Rest of the World
5.6.1 Rest of the World railroads market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
Chapter 6 Competitive Landscape
6.1 Company Profiles
6.1.1 Central Japan Railway Company
6.1.1.1 Company overview
6.1.1.2 Financial performance
6.1.1.3 Strategic initiatives
6.1.2 SNCF Group
6.1.2.1 Company overview
6.1.2.2 Financial performance
6.1.3 Union Pacific Corporation
6.1.3.1 Company overview
6.1.3.2 Financial performance
6.1.4 OAO RZD (Russian Railways)
6.1.4.1 Company overview
6.1.4.2 Financial performance
6.1.4.3 Strategic initiatives
List of Tables
TABLE 1 Total Contribution to GDP from tourism in 2016 & 2027
TABLE 2 U.S. railroads market estimates & forecasts, by type, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
TABLE 3 Europe railroads market estimates & forecasts, by type, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
TABLE 4 Asia Pacific railroads market estimates & forecasts, by type, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
TABLE 5 Middle East railroads market estimates & forecasts, by type, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
TABLE 6 Rest of the World railroads market estimates & forecasts, by type, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
List of Figures
FIG. 1 Market Research Process
FIG. 2 Information Procurement
FIG. 3 Primary Research Pattern
FIG. 4 Market Research Approaches
FIG. 5 Value Chain Based Sizing & Forecasting
FIG. 6 QFD Modelling For Market Share Assessment
FIG. 7 Market snapshot (USD Billion), 2016
FIG. 8 Market trends & outlook
FIG. 9 Market segmentation & scope
FIG. 10 Market driver relevance analysis (Current & future impact)
FIG. 11 Market restraint relevance analysis (Current & future impact)
FIG. 12 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
FIG. 13 Railroads market: Type outlook and key takeaways (USD Billion)
FIG. 14 Railroads market: Type movement analysis (USD Billion)
FIG. 15 Passenger rail market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
FIG. 16 Rail freight market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
FIG. 17 Regional market place: Key takeaways (USD Billion)
FIG. 18 Railroads market: Regional movement analysis (USD Billion)
FIG. 19 U.S. railroads market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
FIG. 20 Europe railroads market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
FIG. 21 Asia Pacific railroads market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
FIG. 22 Middle East railroads market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)
FIG. 23 Rest of the World railroads market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)

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