Light Rail: Market Research Report

Date: July 22, 2010
Pages: 158
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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Light Rail: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Light Rail in US$ Million.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World.

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2006 through 2015.

The report profiles 65 companies including many key and niche players such as Aecom Technology Corp., Alstom SA, Ansaldo STS SpA, AnsaldoBreda, Inc., Balfour Beatty Plc, Bombardier Transportation, Invensys plc, Metrolinx, Siemens Transportation Systems, Inc., Solaris Bus & Coach S.A, Valley Metro, and Veolia Transportation, Inc.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Market Outlook
Light Rail Vehicles Market to Surge

Table 1. Number of Installed Light Rail Vehicles in Select Regions Worldwide: 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Major Players

2.PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Light Rail
Categorization
History
Germany
North America
The United Kingdom
Light Rail Vis-a-vis Other Rail Transit Modes
LRT - Streetcars/Trams
LRT - Heritage Streetcar
LRT - Rapid Rail Transit
Key Features of Light Rail Vehicles
Train Operation
Floor Height
Power Source
Advantages and Disadvantages
Trams Worldwide – A Review
Capacity of Light Rail
Light Rail Share Space with Heavy Rail System

3.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Stuttgarter Strassenbahnen Inks Deal with Stadler Pankow
LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT LINE 1 Establishes 2 New Stations
AECOM Technology Wins Contract for Program Management Services
Telvent to Install Telvent SmartMobility™ Light Rail System
Kawasaki Rail Car Unveils Innovative Light Rail Vehicle
West Bengal Government and SREI Sign Agreement for LRTS Project
Agence Metropolitaine de Transport to Purchase Deux-Montagnes Line
Virginia Beach to Establish Light Rail Line with Norfolk
TAMC Chooses Light Rail for Monterey Branch Line
CRS Nanjing Puzheng Vehicle Delivers Light Rail Vehicles to Hong Kong
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Selects Hill International
Oregon Commences Westside Express Service
Montgomery County Council of Maryland Grants Approval for Light Rail Transit
OCTA Commences Phase I of CenterLine Project
Houston Establishes Light Rail Links
Los Angeles Launches New light Rail Link from Union Station
CMTA to Commence Revenue Passenger Service
Sound Transit Commences Operations of Link Light Rail
Metrolinx Commences Construction of Sheppard East LRT
Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment and Deutsche Bahn Enter into Joint Venture
Mass Transit Railway Corp. Purchases 22 Light Rail Vehicles
Brasilia Inks Deal with Brastram to Construct Light Rail Network
Solaris to Foray into LRV Market
Noida Board Sanctions Extension of LRT System
PARIS Transport Authority Enters into Joint Venture with Veolia
Belgian Government to Construct Light Rail Line
Dallas to Start Light Rail Orange Line
CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Wins Light Rail Contract
Siemens Mobility Wins Contract
Aecom Technology Wins Extension Contract from DART
HRT Joint Venture Bags Contract
Railway Procurement Agency Awards Maintenance Contract to Dalkia and Alstom
Veolia Transportation Wins Operations and Maintenance Contract
Veidekke Entreprenad Wins Collaborative Performance Contract
MTAB Awards Light Rail Contract to Parsons Transportation Group
China Railway Construction Corporation Receives Construction Contract from Saudi Arabia
Bombardier Wins Contract from Toronto Transit Commission
Sound Transit Establishes Light Rail Extension Link
FTA Signs Funding Agreement for the West Corridor Light Rail Project in Denver
Waterloo Region to Establish Light Rail System
Los Angeles Metro to Expand Light Rail
ARINC Bags Contract from San Diego Association of Governments
Phoenix Commences Operations of Light Rail Service
Sacramento Regional Transit District Chooses Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam
TriMet Endorses Light Rail Extension Projects
Phoenix Government Selects Stacy & Witbeck and Sundt for Construction Project
Serco Group Purchases Majority Stake in InfoVision Group
Utah Transit Authority Commences Construction of Airport TRAX Light Rail Line
Changchun to Construct Urban Rail Network
Emaar Properties to Construct Light Rail Line in Burj Dubai
Nanning to Build Light Rail Transit Project
Balfour Beatty Rail Expands Hiawatha Light Rail Line
Lagos to Construct Light Rail System
Seattle Tunnel and Rail Team Selects CH2M Hill and Jacobs
Metro Sanctions Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project
Alston Receives Contract from Bourgreg Valley Development
ABS Consortium Obtains Contract from Road and Transport Authority
Siemens Transportation Receives Order from TRAX Light Rail System
Brasilia to Expand Existing Metro Network and Build Light Rail Network
Utah Transit Authority Selects Parsons, Herzog, and Kiewit Southwest

4.FOCUS ON SELECT MARKET PLAYERS

Aecom Technology Corp. (USA)
Alstom SA (France)
Ansaldo STS SpA (Italy)
AnsaldoBreda, Inc. (USA)
Balfour Beatty Plc. (UK)
Bombardier Transportation (Germany)
Invensys plc (UK)
Metrolinx (Canada)
Siemens Transportation Systems, Inc. (USA)
Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. (Poland)
Valley Metro (USA)
Veolia Transportation, Inc. (USA)

5.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 2. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Light Rail Vehicles by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. World 10-Year Perspective for Light Rail Vehicles by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1.NORTH AMERICA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

North American Light Rail Market
The United States
Light Rail Transit Systems to Witness Robust Growth

Table 4. US Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Light Rails with System Mileage in Statute Miles for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Traffic Congestion Paves Way for Light Rails
Light Rail Vehicles Rapidly Gaining Ground

Table 5. US Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Light Rails by Category – Vehicle-Miles and Passenger-Miles with Figures in Million Miles for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Location of New Light Rail, Streetcar and Heritage Light Rail Constructed in US: 1995-2009

Table 6. Year of Launch and Length of Light Rail Transit in the US by City (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. Light Rail Unlinked Passenger Trips in US: 1999-2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Impact of Economic Slowdown on Transit Ridership
Light Rail Fosters Phoenix’s Real-Estate Market in the US
Canada
TTC Taking Initiatives to Extend Toronto’s Light Rail Transit
Demand for Light Rail Transit Increases in Calgary
Strategic Corporate Developments
Focus on Select Players

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 8. North American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Light Rail Vehicles Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2.EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Market Scenario

Table 9. European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Light Rail Network by Country – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Poland, Romania, Czech Republic, and Rest of Europe Independently Analyzed with Network Length in Kilometers for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. European 10-Year Perspective for Light Rail Network by Country – Percentage Breakdown of Network for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Poland, Romania, Czech Republic, and Rest of Europe for Years 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

European Light Rail and Underground Systems Market Surges Ahead
Market Consolidation - A Predominant Trend
Rising Environmental Awareness Fosters Light Rail Demand in Europe
Light Rail Systems in England

Table 11. Route Length of Light Rail Systems in England: 1997-98 to 2007-08 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. Passenger Boardings and Kilometers on Light Rail Systems in England: 1997-98 to 2007-08 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. Number of Light Rail Vehicles Operated in England by Light Rail System (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Developments
Focus on Select Key Players

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 14. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Light Rail Vehicles Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3.ASIA-PACIFIC

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Light Rail Transport To Witness Robust Growth in Asia

Table 15. LRV/Metro Rolling Stock Inventories in Asia (Including Japan): 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Macau Set to Have its Own Light Rail Transit System
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 16. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Light Rail Vehicles Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4.REST OF WORLD

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

North African & The Middle Eastern Light Rail Market Flourishes
Focus on the Middle East
Dubai
Market Overview
Challenges
Saudi Arabia
Qatar Plans for Light Rail
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 17. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Light Rail Vehicles Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 65 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 68)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Canada
Japan
Europe
France
Germany
The United Kingdom
Italy
Spain
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Middle-East
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