Railroads in the United States

Date: November 23, 2015
Pages: 37
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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 2011-15, and forecast to 2020). 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 and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • The market is defined as the sum of the passenger rail and rail freight sectors. The rail freight sector is defined as consisting of revenues generated from freight transportation by rail. Units of volume are measured in freight ton kilometers (FTK). Rail freight volumes include both domestic and international freight, which for the purposes of this report is counted as the activity realised in the national territory of each country. 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 2014 annual average exchange rates.
  • The US railroads sector is expected to generate total revenues of $100.0bn in 2015, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.9% between 2011 and 2015.
  • The United States freight rail sector is the most valuable of any single country, and is worth more than all of Europe’s combined.
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FEATURES
  • Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, 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 2015?
  • What will be the size of the United States railroads market in 2020?
  • What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United States railroads market?
  • How has the market performed over the last five years?
What are the main segments that make up the United States's railroads market?
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
Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York
Union Pacific Corporation
Macroeconomic Indicators
Country Data
Methodology
Industry associations
Related MarketLine research
Appendix
About MarketLine
LIST OF TABLES

Table: United States railroads sector value: $ million, -
Table: United States railroads sector category segmentation: $ million,
Table: United States railroads sector geography segmentation: $ million,
Table: United States railroads sector value forecast: $ million, -
Table: National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak): key facts
Table: National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak): key financials ($)
Table: National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak): key financial ratios
Table: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: key facts
Table: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: key financials ($)
Table: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: key financial ratios
Table: Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York: key facts
Table: Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York: key financials ($)
Table: Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York: key financial ratios
Table: Union Pacific Corporation: key facts
Table: Union Pacific Corporation: key financials ($)
Table: Union Pacific Corporation: key financial ratios
Table: United States size of population (million), -
Table: United States gdp (constant prices, $ billion), -
Table: United States gdp (current prices, $ billion), -
Table: United States inflation, -
Table: United States consumer price index (absolute), -
Table: United States exchange rate, -
LIST OF FIGURES

Figure: United States railroads sector value: $ million, -
Figure: United States railroads sector category segmentation: % share, by value,
Figure: United States railroads sector geography segmentation: % share, by value,
Figure: United States railroads sector value forecast: $ million, -
Figure: Forces driving competition in the railroads sector in the United States,
Figure: Drivers of buyer power in the railroads sector in the United States,
Figure: Drivers of supplier power in the railroads sector in the United States,
Figure: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the railroads sector in the United States,
Figure: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the railroads sector in the United States,
Figure: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the railroads sector in the United States,
Figure: National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak): revenues & profitability
Figure: National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak): assets & liabilities
Figure: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: revenues & profitability
Figure: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: assets & liabilities
Figure: Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York: revenues & profitability
Figure: Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York: assets & liabilities
Figure: Union Pacific Corporation: revenues & profitability

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