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Railway Signaling System Manufacturing - Industry Market Research Report


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Railway Signaling System Manufacturing

The Railway Signaling Manufacturing industry has experienced strong growth during the five-year period. Beneficial federal funding and regulation have helped boost demand for industry products since the recession. Moreover, increased ridership of passenger rail service during the five-year period has allowed rail operators to increase demand for both urban and mainline signaling solutions. Lastly, higher revenue from freight rail operators over the past five years has driven demand for industry products. In 2010, Congress approved the Rail Safety Improvement Act, which mandated that a large portion of the nation's rail network implement Positive Train Control (PTC) systems. Railroad operators were initially given a deadline of December 31st, 2015 to implement PTC systems on most Class I railroads and all passenger railroads. This date proved to be too ambitious and was considered unworkable by rail operators; as a result, the deadline was extended to 2018. Moving forward, the industry is expected to continue experiencing strong growth as railway operators move to meet the 2018 deadline.

This industry is composed of companies that manufacture railway communications systems (including signaling systems) and related products.

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 (2016)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Total trade value
    • Table Revenue vs. exports
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016)
    • Table Industry trade balance
    • Table Exports To
    • Table Business Locations 2016
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
    • Table Trade Globalization
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Alstom (US industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
    • Table Ansaldo STS SpA. (US industry-relevant operations) –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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