North America Rolling Stock Market 2017-2021: Increased Demand for Freight Wagons Drives the Market - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Rolling Stock Market in North America 2017-2021" report to their offering.

The rolling stock market in North America to grow at a CAGR of 4.07% during the period 2017-2021.

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 report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

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.

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

Key Topics Covered:

Part 01: Executive summary

Part 02: Scope of the report

Part 03: Research methodology

Part 04: Introduction

Part 05: Market landscape

Part 06: Market segmentation by product type

Part 07: Geographical segmentation

Part 08: Decision Framework

Part 09: Drivers and challenges

Part 10: Market trends

Part 11: Vendor landscape

Part 12: Appendix

For more information about this report visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5p2xrb/rolling_stock

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Related Topics: Rail Transport Vehicles