Overview

Just the ticket: Increased capacity and new networks have driven strong revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Urban Bus and Tramway Transport 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

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry has grown substantially as demand from passengers has increased
  • Industry revenue has grown as the scope of public transport networks has expanded
  • The industry's dependence on state government funding is expected to continue

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Over the past five years, increasing road congestion and expanding transport networks have driven growth in the Urban Bus and Tramway Transport industry. Commuter transport services dominate the industry, with charter services making up a smaller portion of industry activity. Industry revenue is forecast to rise steadily over the five years through 2016-17, growing at a compound annual rate of 5.2%. Revenue is forecast to increase by 3.6% in 2016-17, to reach $6.1 billion. Strong growth in demand for commuter transport, and investment in new services, infrastructure and rolling stock capacity have underpinned industry performance.

    In commuter bus and tram markets, industry participants run services under operating contracts funded by state governments...

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    Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Urban Bus and Tramway Transport industry is in the growth stage of its life cycle. Over the 10 years through 2021-22, the industry's contribution to the economy (industry value added) is expected to rise by a compound annual rate of 3.1%, a strong performance when compared with annualised GDP growth of 2.6%. This indicates that the industry is growing at a faster pace than the overall economy.

    Demand for public transport services is growing rapidly, with the industry benefiting from increased patronage. With congestion and costs making private vehicle transport more expensive, acceptance of industry services is rising strongly. Imp..

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    Additional Insights for the Urban Bus and Tramway Transport Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Urban Bus and Tramway Transport Industry are

  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favour of market conditions
  • Effective cost controls
  • Ability to take advantage of government subsidies and other grants
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of motor vehicles and Population aged between 5 and 18 in the Urban Bus and Tramway Transport industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Urban Bus and Tramway Transport Industry?

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

    Industry Products
    Private scheduled bus services
    Public scheduled bus services
    Urban charter and tour bus services
    Tramway services
    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

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of motor vehicles
  • Population aged between 5 and 18
  • Capital expenditure by the government
  • Total employees in the labour force
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Urban Bus and Tramway Transport Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Urban Bus and Tramway Transport Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Public Administration and Safety
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Vehicle Wholesaling
  • Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
  • Motor Vehicle Electrical Services
  • Petroleum Product Wholesaling
  • Railway Equipment Manufacturing and Repair
  • Tyre Retailing

  • Products & Services
  • Private scheduled bus services
  • Urban charter and tour bus services
  • Tramway services
  • Public scheduled bus services
  • Chart: Urban Bus and Tramway Transport Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Commuters
  • Schools, clubs and associations
  • Tourists
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Urban Bus and Tramway Transport Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Urban Bus and Tramway Transport

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Urban Bus and Tramway Transport Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Keolis Downer Pty LtdDepartment of Transport NSWTransdev Australasia Pty Ltd ComfortDelGro Corporation Australia Pty LtdBrisbane City CouncilVentura Motors Proprietary Limited
  • Table: Keolis Downer Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Department of Transport NSW - financial performance
  • Table: Transdev Australasia Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: ComfortDelGro Corporation Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Brisbane City Council - financial performance
  • Table: Ventura Motors Proprietary Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Urban Bus and Tramway Transport Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Urban Bus and Tramway Transport Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Charter Services
  • Privately booked and scheduled services.
  • Light Rail
  • Light rail networks involve electric-powered vehicles that run on purpose built tracks, similar to trains. Light rail systems use lighter engines and fewer carriages than rail networks.
  • O-Bahn
  • A busway that runs on specially designed tracks combining elements of both bus and rail systems. Adelaide's O-Bahn was introduced in 1986.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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