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Global Railway AC Units Market 2017-2021

Global Railway AC Units Market 2017-2021

About Railway AC Units

AC systems used in railways are usually roof mounted. Air conditioners consist of the following components: compressors, condensers, expansion valves, and evaporators. The global railway AC units market was segmented on the basis of railway type and key regions. On the basis of railway type, the market is segmented into locomotives, railroad cars, and rapid transit vehicles. The following exhibit represents the current market scenario and future prospects of each segment in the market.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global railway AC units market to grow at a CAGR of 4.96% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global railway AC units market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the new installations/shipments/sales/volume and excludes retrofitting and replacement demand.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Railway AC Units Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Hitachi
  • Knorr-Bremse
  • Lloyd Electric & Engineering
  • Ingersoll Rand
  • Liebherr-Transportation Systems
Other prominent vendors
  • Argos Engineering
  • Autoclima
  • Booyco
  • DC Airco
  • Elite
  • Faiveley Transport
  • Specialist Mechanical Engineers (SME)
  • Trans Elektro
Market driver
  • Increased investments across major countries to tap railway potential
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Lack of private sector participation hampering growth of railways in developing countries
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increase in implementation of high-speed railway lines
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table Rolling stock classification
      • Table Components of railway AC units
      • Table Current scenario and future prospects of each segment 2016-2021
      • Table Current scenario and future prospects of each geography 2016-2021
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global railway AC units market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global railway AC units market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Market overview
      • Table Market shares by application 2016 and 2021 (%)
    • Rapid transit vehicles
      • Table Rapid transit vehicles AC units market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Locomotives
      • Table Locomotives AC units market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Railroad cars
      • Table Railroad cars AC units market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global rail passenger traffic 2011-2015 (in billion passenger km)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Market overview
      • Table Market shares of key regions 2016 and 2021 (%)
    • EMEA
      • Table Railway AC units market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Americas
      • Table Railway AC units market in the Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • APAC
      • Table Railway AC units market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Investments planned across major countries
      • Table Major under-construction high-speed train projects across the world
    • Impact of drivers on key customer segments
      • Table Impact of drivers
    • Market challenges
      • Table Role of governments in the railway industry
      • Table Annual US crude oil transportation by rails 2005-2014 (bbl)
    • Impact of challenges on key customer segments
      • Table Impact of challenges
  • Market trends
    • Increase in implementation of high-speed railway lines
    • Use of smart grids to power trains
      • Table Utilizing braking energy
    • Growing inclination toward public transportation
      • Table Public transport journeys by bus, metro, and tram in EU 2005-2014
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Key vendors in the global railway AC units market
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Hitachi
      • Table Product portfolio of Hitachi
    • Knorr-Bremse
      • Table Product portfolio of Knorr-Bremse
    • Lloyd Electric & Engineering
      • Table Product portfolio of Lloyd Electric & Engineering
    • Ingersoll Rand
      • Table Product portfolio of Ingersoll Rand
    • Liebherr-Transportation Systems
      • Table Product portfolio of Liebherr-Transportation Systems
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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