Issues global rail rolling stock industry, including rolling

Issues addressed in the report

overview of key mega trends influencing the global rail rolling stock industry,
including rolling stock manufacturers, wheel & axle providers, locomotives,
wagon and trainset manufacturers.

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market size and forecasted growth for Rail Rolling Stock focusing on
applications such as Trainsets, Locomotives, Wagons and Cars, broken down for
key regions across North America, South America, Europe, Middle East – Africa,
and Asia – Pacific.

drivers and opportunities in the global market and discussed the regional
influence on market dynamics.

market shares, product availability, alliances, and strategies and overview of
key technology trends.

forecasts of global sales of rolling stock for 2017–2022.

for success for both suppliers, current and potential users

Negligible growth is noticed with an estimated market size of
worldwide Rail Rolling Stock industry increased from $64.90
Billion in 2016 to $64.97 Billion in 2017.

Faster, more reliable and flexible trains will be able to
increase the reliabil­ity and cost-competitiveness of this mar­ket segment. IT
systems that enable buy­ing and selling of capacity in wagons and a reliable
door to door track and trace of loading units and goods and real time in­formation
of the actual and forecasted train position will further attract the cus­tomer
to rail.

The performance of the vehicles needs to be improved.
Power trains will consume less energy, components will become light­er,
standardization of regenerative braking and recuperation of kinetic energy. New
vehicles will be built to be recyclable and innovative materials will be used.

The rate of growth in the supplier market has slowed in
last few years and estimated to grow at 2% a year up to 2022. Due to slow market
growth in this segment, very few or no investments would be made towards new
improvements. In addition, political uncertainties and change in governments in
several regions will delay or cancel of new investments strategies. Due to
uncertain commodity prices, change in emission regulations, and fluctuating
natural resource prices have led to decline of rail freight market. While, urbanization
have stimulated long-term growth of passenger rail market. China, the largest
market for rolling stock, has reduced its investment in conventional and
high-speed rail but focusing on the development of urban rail systems. The large
market share of Chinese manufacturers is leading to a strong focus on
international markets and creating price pressure on the global suppliers. This
has resulted in consolidation of the railway industry (as we noticed Alstom and
Siemens merged their rail operations to counter Chinese dominance) and it will
even accelerate.