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Railroads in the United States

Introduction

Railroads in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2010-14, and forecast to 2019). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the United States railroads market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Highlights

  • The railroad industry profile reviews companies providing goods and passenger rail transportation.
  • The US railroads sector generated total revenues of $101.4bn in 2014, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.8% between 2010 and 2014.
  • The performance of the sector is forecast to decelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 4.8% for the five-year period 2014 - 2019, which is expected to drive the sector to a value of $128.0bn by the end of 2019.
Features

Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, and leading players in the railroads market in the United States

Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the railroads market in the United States

Leading company profiles reveal details of key railroads market players’ global operations and financial performance

Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United States railroads market with five year forecasts

Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the United States economy

Key Questions Answered

What was the size of the United States railroads market by value in 2014?

What will be the size of the United States railroads market in 2019?

What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United States railroads market?

How has the market performed over the last five years?


Executive Summary
Market value
Market value forecast
Category segmentation
Geography segmentation
Market rivalry
Market Overview
Market definition
Market analysis
Market Data
Market value
Market Segmentation
Category segmentation
Geography segmentation
Market Outlook
Market value forecast
Five Forces Analysis
Summary
Buyer power
Supplier power
New entrants
Threat of substitutes
Degree of rivalry
Leading Companies
National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak)
Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC
CSX Corporation
Union Pacific Corporation
Macroeconomic Indicators
Country Data
Appendix
Methodology
Industry associations
Related MarketLine research
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: United States railroads sector value: $ billion, 2010–14(e)
Table 2: United States railroads sector category segmentation: $ billion, 2014(e)
Table 3: United States railroads sector geography segmentation: $ billion, 2014(e)
Table 4: United States railroads sector value forecast: $ billion, 2014–19
Table 5: National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak): key facts
Table 6: National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak): key financials ($)
Table 7: National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak): key financial ratios
Table 8: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: key facts
Table 9: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: key financials ($)
Table 10: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: key financial ratios
Table 11: CSX Corporation: key facts
Table 12: CSX Corporation: key financials ($)
Table 13: CSX Corporation: key financial ratios
Table 14: Union Pacific Corporation: key facts
Table 15: Union Pacific Corporation: key financials ($)
Table 16: Union Pacific Corporation: key financial ratios
Table 17: United States size of population (million), 2010–14
Table 18: United States gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2010–14
Table 19: United States gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2010–14
Table 20: United States inflation, 2010–14
Table 21: United States consumer price index (absolute), 2010–14
Table 22: United States exchange rate, 2010–14
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: United States railroads sector value: $ billion, 2010–14(e)
Figure 2: United States railroads sector category segmentation: % share, by value, 2014(e)
Figure 3: United States railroads sector geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2014(e)
Figure 4: United States railroads sector value forecast: $ billion, 2014–19
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the railroads sector in the United States, 2014
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the railroads sector in the United States, 2014
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the railroads sector in the United States, 2014
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the railroads sector in the United States, 2014
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the railroads sector in the United States, 2014
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the railroads sector in the United States, 2014
Figure 11: National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak): revenues & profitability
Figure 12: National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak): assets & liabilities
Figure 13: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: revenues & profitability
Figure 14: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: assets & liabilities
Figure 15: CSX Corporation: revenues & profitability
Figure 16: CSX Corporation: assets & liabilities
Figure 17: Union Pacific Corporation: revenues & profitability
Figure 18: Union Pacific Corporation: assets & liabilities

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