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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 2014

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

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
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 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

This product segment 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. 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 constructionTunnellingTracklaying and constructionOverhead powerline and signal constructionPlatform constructionTramway constructionTunnelling


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