Railway Track Construction in Australia - Market Research Report

Railway Track Construction industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 3.1%

The Railway Track Construction industry builds three kinds of rail networks, which transport passengers, intermodal freight and mining output. Construction of intermodal freight and passenger networks generally relies on government funding, and government authorities develop expansion plans to meet long-term objectives. Governments are heavily involved in downstream industries as both owners and operators of track. However, the industry is currently shifting towards private equity involvement to fund and operate public rail projects under public-private partnerships (PPPs). The industry has been subject to fluctuating demand conditions over the past five years and is currently undergoing significant growth. Investment in railway construction plummet...
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Railway Track Construction industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Railway Track Construction industry's performance is forecast to contract over the next five years, corresponding with the staged completion of several major projects. However, continued construction activity on landmark rail developments in capital cities is anticipated to support the industry. This work includes the Metro Tunnel project in Melbourne, the Sydney Metro City & Southwest network, and the Cross River Rail project in Brisbane. The industry will also be supported by continued work on the Inland Rail project from Brisbane to Melbourne, and developments in freight rail infrastructure to support the planned expansion in Australia's mining production. Industry revenue is expected to contract by X.X% in XXX-XX, but remain at near-record l...
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Railway Track Construction industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $7bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 920
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 14,761

Biggest companies in the Railway Track Construction industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Railway Track Construction in Australia industry include CIMIC Group Limited and CCCI Australia Pty Ltd.

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What is Railway Track Construction industry?

Industry Definition

Industry businesses construct railway tracks, with contractors specifically engaging in new work, reconstruction and repairs. The industry includes construction management firms and special trade contractors that construct railway tracks and transit systems.

Industry Products and Services

  • Tracklaying and construction
  • Overhead line construction
  • Platform construction
  • Tunnelling
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Tracklaying and construction
  • Overhead powerline and signal construction
  • Platform construction
  • Tramway construction
  • Tunnelling

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry businesses construct railway tracks, with contractors specifically engaging in new work, reconstruction and repairs. The industry includes construction management firms and special trade contractors that construct railway tracks and transit systems.

Main Activities

  • Tracklaying and construction
  • Overhead powerline and signal construction
  • Platform construction
  • Tramway construction
  • Tunnelling

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Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Passenger rail usage promotes investment in urban passenger rail network expansions. Patronage of passenger rail transport has reached record numbers in m...
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Demand from rail passenger transport
Capital expenditure by the public sector
Demand from rail freight transport
Total mass of exports by sea

Current Performance

Participation rises
Government spending
Mining investment
Rail regulation
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Project pipeline
Mining railways
 Table: Railway Track Construction in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Railway Track Construction in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Mining
Rail Freight Transport in Australia
Rail Passenger Transport in Australia




Key Selling Industries

Gravel and Sand Quarrying in Australia
Structural Steel Fabricating in Australia
Mining and Construction Machinery Manufacturing in Australia
Machinery and Scaffolding Rental in Australia
Construction Machinery and Operator Hire in Australia


Products & Services

Operators in the Railway Track Construction industry design, plan and administer railway construction. Industry segments can be broken down into tracklayi...
Private sector
Federal Government




Demand Determinants

Capital expenditure on infrastructure by the private and public sectors is the main demand driver for railway construction. In particular, expenditure by ...
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Major Markets

Private sector
Federal Government





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Railway Track Construction in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The Railway Track Construction industry has moderate market share concentration. The four largest players account for about half of industry revenue in 20...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Railway Track Construction in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Railway Track Construction in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

CIMIC Group Limited, previously Leighton Holdings, is one of Australia's largest construction, engineering and project mining firms. CIMIC Group is headqu...
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CIMIC Group

 Table: CIMIC Group - financial performance

CCCI Australia

 Table: CCCI Australia - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Railway Track Construction industry has a low level of capital intensity. The industry has a substantial requirement for large-scale machinery and hea...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Railway Track Construction 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 Railway Track Construction in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

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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