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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 | Oct 2013

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

IBISWorld’s Railway Track Construction market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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
$8bn
Annual Growth 09-14
16.8%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
9,985
Businesses
178
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 Key Buyers Chapter

The industry has a medium level of market share concentration with the top four players estimated to account for more than 40.0% of industry revenue. The industry exhibits high barriers to entry, making it difficult for new players to enter and establish large-scale operations. Furthermore, larger dominant players in the industry are able to broaden their scope of capabilities and increase their appeal to clients.

Market share concentration is expected to decrease over the five years through 2013-14. This is mainly driven by a surge in infrastructure projects over the past five years. As companies attempted to secure as many projects as possible, partnerships were formed with smaller domestic and other international players to deliver the services... 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
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Industry Activities
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