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Railroad Track Construction - Industry Market Research Report

Railroad Track Construction

The Railroad Track Construction industry has benefited from increased government investment and public-private partnerships over the five years to 2019. Industry operators construct railway track, ties and other infrastructure related to railroads. This industry benefited from capital outlays, which were initiated during the previous five-year period, made by the federal government through programs such as the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. Over the five years to 2024, growth is expected to continue. Growth in federal funding for transportation is expected to accelerate over the next five years, while projects at the local and state government level continue to increase demand for railroad track construction. Additionally, the US government is on course to update its mass transit systems by constructing several rail projects.

This industry constructs railway track, railway ties, bedding and other infrastructure related to railroads. Contractors perform new work, reconstruction and repairs. This industry also includes construction management companies and special trade contractors that construct rail track and transit systems.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Freight transportation services index
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2019)
    • Table Business Locations 2019
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major Players
    • Table The Walsh Group (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Skanska USA Inc. (US industry-specific segment)- financial performance*
    • Table Railworks Corporation (US industry-specific segment)- financial performance*
    • Table Kiewit Corporation (US industry-specific segment)- financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital Intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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