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Passenger Railways in the United States

Datamonitor's Passenger Railways in the United States industry profile is an essential resource for top-level data and analysis covering the Passenger Railways industry. It includes data on market size and segmentation, plus textual and graphical analysis of the key trends and competitive landscape, leading companies and demographic information.

Scope

  • Contains an executive summary and data on value, volume and/or segmentation
  • Provides textual analysis of Passenger Railways in the United States’s recent performance and future prospects
  • Incorporates in-depth five forces competitive environment analysis and scorecards
  • Includes a five-year forecast of Passenger Railways in the United States
  • The leading companies are profiled with supporting key financial metrics
  • Supported by the key macroeconomic and demographic data affecting the market
Highlights
  • Detailed information is included on market size, measured by value and/or volume
  • Five forces scorecards provide an accessible yet in depth view of the market’s competitive landscape
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Market Definition

The passenger rail sector consists of all passenger transport by 'heavy rail' services, including international, inter-city, regional, and suburban trains. (Commuter trains in US terminology are included.) However, light rail, tram/streetcar, Metro/Subway, and similar trains are not included. Sector volumes are given in passenger kilometers (PKM) and international traffic is counted in the country of origin. Sector values in the report consist of revenues generated by operating companies through ticket sales, and so exclude state subsidies. All currency conversions used in the creation of the report have been calculated using constant 2009 annual average exchange rates.

For the purposes of this report, the Americas consists of North America and South America.

North America consists of Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

South America comprises Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Venezuela.


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
MARKET OVERVIEW
Market definition
Research highlights
Market analysis
MARKET VALUE
MARKET VOLUME
MARKET SEGMENTATION II
FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
Summary
Buyer power
Supplier power
New entrants
Substitutes
Rivalry
LEADING COMPANIES
Alaska Railroad Corporation
Amtrak (National Railroad Passenger Corporation)
SEPTA (The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority)
MARKET FORECASTS
Market value forecast
Market volume forecast
MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS
APPENDIX
Methodology
Industry associations
Disclaimer
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LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: United States passenger rail sector value: $ million, 2005-09
Table 2: United States passenger rail sector volume: million passenger kilometers (PKM), 2005-09
Table 3: United States passenger rail sector segmentation II: % share, by value, 2009
Table 4: Alaska Railroad Corporation: key facts
Table 5: Alaska Railroad Corporation: key financials ($)
Table 6: Alaska Railroad Corporation: key financial ratios
Table 7: Amtrak (National Railroad Passenger Corporation) : key facts
Table 8: Amtrak (National Railroad Passenger Corporation) : key financials ($)
Table 9: Amtrak (National Railroad Passenger Corporation) : key financial ratios
Table 10: SEPTA (The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority): key facts
Table 11: United States passenger rail sector value forecast: $ million, 2009-14
Table 12: United States passenger rail sector volume forecast: million passenger kilometers (PKM), 2009-14
Table 13: United States size of population (million), 2005-09
Table 14: United States gdp (constant 2000 prices, $ billion), 2005-09
Table 15: United States gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2005-09
Table 16: United States inflation, 2005-09
Table 17: United States consumer price index (absolute), 2005-09
Table 18: United States exchange rate, 2005-09
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: United States passenger rail sector value: $ million, 2005-09
Figure 2: United States passenger rail sector volume: million passenger kilometers (PKM), 2005-09
Figure 3: United States passenger rail sector segmentation II: % share, by value, 2009
Figure 4: Forces driving competition in the passenger rail sector in the United States, 2009
Figure 5: Drivers of buyer power in the passenger rail sector in the United States, 2009
Figure 6: Drivers of supplier power in the passenger rail sector in the United States, 2009
Figure 7: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the passenger rail sector in the United States, 2009
Figure 8: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the passenger rail sector in the United States, 2009
Figure 9: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the passenger rail sector in the United States, 2009
Figure 10: Alaska Railroad Corporation: revenues & profitability
Figure 11: Alaska Railroad Corporation: assets & liabilities
Figure 12: Amtrak (National Railroad Passenger Corporation) : revenues & profitability
Figure 13: Amtrak (National Railroad Passenger Corporation) : assets & liabilities
Figure 14: United States passenger rail sector value forecast: $ million, 2009-14
Figure 15: United States passenger rail sector volume forecast: million passenger kilometers (PKM), 2009-14

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