Railway Track Construction in Australia: Market Research Report

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Railway Track Construction Market Research Report | Specialist Engineering, Infrastructure & Contractors | Infrastructure | Oct 2013

Revenue roller-coaster: Industry is contracting as government enthusiasm for rail investment subsides

IBISWorld’s Railway Track Construction market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
AECOM Australia AECOM Australia market share
Downer EDI Downer EDI market share
Leighton Holdings Leighton Holdings market share
UGL UGL market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Railway Track Construction industry builds three kinds of rail networks: to transport passengers, intermodal freight and mining output. In the past five years, the industry has grown strongly as downstream demand for these forms of transport has grown strongly. In the case of intermodal freight and passenger networks, expansion plans were already in place. Construction work for these kinds of rail networks relies on government funding. Governments are heavily involved in the downstream industries as owners and operators of track. The tipping point for the industry came in 2009. In response to the global financial crisis, the Federal Government announced a major package of infrastructure investment... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The industry is involved in designing, planning and administrating railway construction and its various components. The product segments can be broken down into tracklaying and construction, overhead line construction, platform construction and tunnelling. The industry primarily focuses on construction of heavy rail, but it also provides services relating to tramway construction.

Tracklaying and construction

Tracklaying and construction involves the design and construction of railway tracks and bedding. Earthmoving, erecting track structures (bridges and corridors), relocation of utilities and planning are involved in the construction of track. This product segment varies significantly in complexity and cost depending on the environment... purchase to read more


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What is the Railway Track Construction Industry?

Businesses in this industry construct railway tracks, with contractors specifically engaging in new work, reconstruction and repairs. It also includes construction management firms and special trade contractors that construct railway tracks and transit systems.

Industry Products
Tracklaying and constructionOverhead line constructionPlatform constructionTunnelling
Industry Activities
Tracklaying and constructionOverhead powerline and signal constructionPlatform constructionTramway constructionTunnellingTracklaying and constructionOverhead powerline and signal constructionPlatform constructionTramway constructionTunnelling

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