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Railway Track Construction in Australia: Market Research Report

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Railway Track Construction Market Research Report | Specialist Engineering, Infrastructure & Contractors | Infrastructure | Nov 2014

Down the track: Industry revenue is expected to decline as projects are completed

The Railway Track Construction market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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
Revenue
$6bn
Annual Growth 10-15
3.0%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
8,600
Businesses
875
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 displayed wide cyclical fluctuation, surging to a record peak in 2011-12 before trending down sharply over the past three years. Construction of intermodal freight and passenger networks relies on government funding, and expansion plans are developed to meet long-term objectives. Governments are heavily involved in the downstream industries as both owners and operators of track.

The tipping point for the industry came in the late 2000s, when the Federal Government announced a major package of infrastructure investment to counter the impact of the global financial crisis... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Geographic distribution of establishments in the industry is closely linked with the distribution of population and economic activity. However, regions of large private capital investment into mining infrastructure also play a role in the location of establishments. Together, Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales account for over three quarters of the industry's businesses. Western Australia is the next largest state in terms of its share of establishments, at 16.1%. This is attributed to large investments into mining in Western Australia over the past decade.

Companies that specialise in niche markets tend to position themselves closer to their target markets... 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. The industry also includes construction management firms and special trade contractors that construct railway tracks and transit systems.

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