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Railway Track Construction in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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 Analysis Chapter

The Railway Track Construction industry boomed through the late 2000s due to elevated private and public investment. Governments boosted investment in passenger and intermodal rail systems as part of stimulus spending to shield the economy from the global financial crisis. At the same time, investment in new rail developments to support the mining boom greatly increased work on privately funded railway projects.

Industry revenue surged through to a peak in 2011-12, but has since deteriorated sharply due to the absence of government stimulus spending and the winding back of private investment in mining infrastructure... 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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