Railway Track Construction in Australia: Market Research Report

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Railway Track Construction Market Research Report | Specialist Engineering, Infrastructure & Contractors | Infrastructure | Nov 2015

Gravy train: Major passenger rail developments will boost revenue over the next five years

IBISWorld’s Railway Track Construction market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
CIMIC Group CIMIC Group market share
Downer EDI Downer EDI market share
UGL UGL market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Railway Track Construction industry has had mixed results since the late 2000s, picking up steam on the back of resource developments, before plummeting in recent years with the winding back of private and public rail investment. The industry builds three kinds of rail networks and these transport passengers, intermodal freight and mining output. 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 downstream industries as both owners and operators of track... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Geographic distribution of industry activity partly correlates 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. Over the past five years there has been an extraordinary level of activity in Queensland, Western Australia and Northern Territory, but the winding down of the resources boom has reduced the prominence of these regions... 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.

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

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