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Rolling Stock Market in North America 2017-2021

Rolling Stock Market in North America 2017-2021

About Rolling Stock

Rolling stock refers to wheeled railway vehicles that move on tracks; for example, locomotives, passenger rail vehicles, and freight wagons. It includes both self-propelled and externally propelled vehicles.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the rolling stock market in North America to grow at a CAGR of 4.07% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the rolling stock market in North America for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.

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

  • US
  • Canada
  • Rest of North America
Technavio's report, Rolling Stock Market in North America 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
  • Bombardier
  • Freight Car America
  • National Steel Car
  • The Greenbrier Companies
  • American Railcar Industries
Other prominent vendors
  • Wabtec
  • TrinityRail
  • General Electric, Rail Products Division
  • Oregon Iron Works
  • Union Tank Car Company
  • Canadian Car and Foundry
  • Preston Car Company
  • Brookville Equipment Corporation
Market driver
  • Emerging PPP model in North America
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • High initial investment
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Innovation in locomotive manufacturing
  • 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?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Rolling Stock Market in North America 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the rolling stock market in North America: Bombardier, Freight Car America, National Steel Car, The Greenbrier Companies, and American Railcar Industries.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Wabtec, TrinityRail, General Electric, Rail Products Division, Oregon Iron Works, Union Tank Car Company, Canadian Car and Foundry, Preston Car Company, and Brookville Equipment Corporation.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is innovation in locomotive manufacturing. The kinetic energy recovery system is the major research that has been undergoing in the R&D division of all established rolling stock manufacturers. The locomotive produces a large amount of energy while applying brakes during stopping and starting.”

According to the report, one driver in the market is increased demand for freight wagons. In the US, a significant part of the intercity commodity transportation was initiated through railroads. Most manufacturers in the country prefer railroad shipment as it is one of the safest modes of delivery. Accordingly, most companies aim to increase the share of freight wagons in their transportation modes. Hence, the demand for longer trains with increased axle loads is on the rise.

Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is high initial investment. The rolling stock market is capital-intensive in nature because of the huge cash outflows at the initial stages of production. The investment primarily involves procurement of raw materials, such as iron, electrical equipment, and machinery. Rolling stock is manufactured for projects, especially PPP, as per client requirements.



Companies Mentioned

Bombardier, Freight Car America, National Steel Car, The Greenbrier Companies, American Railcar Industries, Wabtec, TrinityRail, General Electric, Rail Products Division, Oregon Iron Works, Union Tank Car Company, Canadian Car and Foundry, Preston Car Company, and Brookville Equipment Corporation.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of rolling stock market in North America
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Rolling stock market in North America 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product type
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of rolling stock market in North America by product type 2016 and 2021 (% revenue)
      • Table Growth rate of rolling stock market in North America
    • Rolling stock market in North America for Rapid transit vehicles
      • Table Rolling stock market in North America for rapid transit vehicles 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Rolling stock market in North America for railroad cars
      • Table Rolling stock market in North America for railroad cars 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Rolling stock market in North America for locomotives
      • Table Rolling stock market in North America for locomotives 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Market overview
      • Table Geographical segmentation of rolling stock market in North America 2016 and 2021 (% revenue)
      • Table Growth rate of rolling stock market in North America 2016-2021
    • Rolling stock market in the US
      • Table Rolling stock market in the US 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Rolling stock market in Canada
      • Table Rolling stock market in Canada 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Rolling stock market in Rest of North America
      • Table Rolling stock market in Rest of North America 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Decision Framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Impact of drivers on key customer segments
      • Table Impact of drivers
    • Market challenges
    • Impact of challenges on key customer segments
      • Table Impact of challenges
  • Market trends
    • Growing high-speed rail network
    • Innovation in locomotive manufacturing
    • Adaptation of asset finance as chief model for procurement
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Bombardier
      • Table Bombardier: Recent developments
    • Freight Car America
    • National Steel Car
      • Table National Steel Car: Recent developments
    • The Greenbrier Companies
      • Table The Greenbrier Companies: Recent developments
    • American Railcar Industries
      • Table American Railcar Industries: Recent developments
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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