Urban Bus and Tramway Transport in Australia - Market Research Report

Urban Bus and Tramway Transport industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 2.8%

Increasing road congestion and expanding transport networks have driven growth in the Urban Bus and Tramway Transport industry over the past five years. Commuter transport services dominate the industry, with charter services accounting for a smaller portion of industry activity. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 2.8% over the five years through 2018-19, to $6.6 billion. This includes an anticipated revenue increase of 2.7% in the current year. Strong growth in demand for commuter transport and investment in new services, infrastructure and rolling stock capacity have underpinned the industry's performance over the period. In commuter bus and tram markets, industry participants run services under operating contracts funded by...
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Urban Bus and Tramway Transport industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Urban Bus and Tramway Transport industry is forecast to continue growing over the next five years. Australians are increasingly using public transport due to rising road congestion and high petrol costs. Increasing urban density, and a growing population and workforce are anticipated to contribute to higher public transport use over the next five years. Federal and state governments are increasing their investment in the industry to prepare for this growth, with expansion plans in place across all major markets. The industry is anticipated to substantially benefit from this investment, with revenue forecast to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. New networks, vehicles and routes will allow the industry...
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Urban Bus and Tramway Transport industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $7bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 2,784
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 33,627

Biggest companies in the Urban Bus and Tramway Transport industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Urban Bus and Tramway Transport in Australia industry include Keolis Downer Pty Ltd, Transdev Australasia Pty Ltd, Department of Transport NSW, ComfortDelGro Corporation Australia Pty Ltd and Brisbane City Council.

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What is Urban Bus and Tramway Transport industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily operate urban buses and tramways for passenger transport over regular routes on set schedules, mainly in metropolitan areas.

Industry Products and Services

  • Private scheduled bus services
  • Public scheduled bus services
  • Urban charter and tour bus services
  • Tramway services
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Airport bus service
  • Metropolitan charter bus service
  • Metropolitan bus service
  • O-Bahn bus service
  • School bus service
  • Short distance bus service
  • Tramway passenger transport service
  • Urban bus service

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily operate urban buses and tramways for passenger transport over regular routes on set schedules, mainly in metropolitan areas.

Main Activities

  • Airport bus service
  • Metropolitan charter bus service
  • Metropolitan bus service
  • O-Bahn bus service
  • School bus service
  • Short distance bus service
  • Tramway passenger transport service
  • Urban bus service

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The industry relies on government subsidies to operate, and government investment to expand. Capital expenditure by the government includes spending on ke...
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Capital expenditure by the government
Number of motor vehicles
Retail petrol prices
Total employees in the labour force

Current Performance

Profitability and structure
Bus rapid transit
International tourists
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Profit and subsidies
Investment
 Table: Urban Bus and Tramway Transport in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Urban Bus and Tramway Transport in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Public Administration and Safety
Consumers in Australia





Key Selling Industries

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Railway Equipment Manufacturing and Repair in Australia
Petroleum Product Wholesaling in Australia
Commercial Vehicle Wholesaling in Australia
Motor Vehicle Electrical Services in Australia
Tyre Retailing in Australia

Products & Services

Most activity in the Urban Bus and Tramway Transport industry involves the transport of commuters around capital cities. Industry services are provided by...
Schools, clubs and associations
Tourists
Other markets



Demand Determinants

Demand for industry services relies on the cost and service levels of industry operators, workforce trends and factors affecting alternative transport mod...
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Major Markets

Schools, clubs and associations
Tourists
Other markets




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Urban Bus and Tramway Transport in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Urban Bus and Tramway Transport industry is characterised by moderate market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for over 40% of...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Urban Bus and Tramway Transport in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Urban Bus and Tramway Transport in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Keolis Downer Pty Ltd is a large private provider of public transport, operating light rail networks and bus services in Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, ...
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Keolis Downer

 Table: Keolis Downer - financial performance

Transdev Australasia

 Table: Transdev Australasia - financial performance

Transport for NSW

 Table: Transport for NSW - financial performance

ComfortDelGro Australia

 Table: ComfortDelGro Australia - financial performance

City of Brisbane

 Table: City of Brisbane - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Urban Bus and Tramway Transport industry exhibits a moderate level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital costs, an estimated $6.51 i...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Urban Bus and Tramway Transport in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Urban Bus and Tramway Transport in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
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  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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