The Strategic Insight provides an outlook of growth opportunities in the global rail market. It discusses key trends, market drivers, opportunities, regional influences, and market dynamics. It also provides market sizes for infrastructure and rolling stock on a global scale. Market forecasts by region (Africa, Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Latin America, Middle East, and North America) are provided for ridership; freight traffic; network length; rail electrification; and installed bases for locomotives, passenger coaches, multiple units, and wagons. The study period is from 2012 to 2020; the base year is 2013. Strategic conclusions have also been provided.
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Executive SummaryExecutive Summary—Key FindingsExecutive Summary—Forecast OverviewExecutive Summary—Overview of Global Rail TrafficExecutive Summary—Overview of Mainline Passenger TrafficExecutive Summary—Rail Network Used by Passenger ServicesExecutive Summary—Overview of Global Rail ElectrificationExecutive Summary—Rail Technology RoadmapExecutive Summary—Key Findings and Future Outlook Research Scope, Objectives, Background, and MethodologyResearch ScopeResearch BackgroundDefinitions and SegmentationRail Market SegmentationMarket DefinitionsRolling Stock Market PositioningMarket Positioning of High-speed Rail Rolling Stock Market Positioning of Locomotives Global High-speed Rail Market OverviewTop High-speed Rail OperatorsLargest High-speed Rail Markets Population Distribution of High-speed Rail TrackGlobal Rail Market Overview Rail RestructuringRail Restructuring ChallengesEmerging Rail MarketsRail Networks by RegionRolling Stock Installed BaseTechnology Trends—Rolling Stock PowertrainsEmission Norms European Fuel SpecificationsEmission Reduction PlanLNG-compliant EnginesEnergy Storage Technologies Comparison Catenary SolutionsPower Storage SolutionsMarket Impact of Powertrain TechnologiesTechnology Trends—Connectivity and Telematics in RailCommunication Technologies For Rail ConnectivityTrain Network Communication Onboard Internet Value ChaineTicketing System ArchitectureNFC—Future of eTicketing and CommunicationMarket Impact of Top Connectivity TechnologiesConclusionsKey Conclusions and Future Outlook The Last Word—Three Big PredictionsLegal DisclaimerAppendixList of Abbreviations UsedEmission Directive 2004/26/ECEPA Emission Standards for Locomotives in North AmericaRelevant ResearchMarket Engineering MethodologyGlobal Mainline Ridership ForecastsRidership Forecasts—AfricaRidership Forecasts—Asia-PacificRidership Forecasts—Eastern EuropeRidership Forecasts—Western EuropeRidership Forecasts—Latin America, Middle East, North AmericaGlobal Mainline Freight Traffic ForecastsFreight Traffic Forecasts—AfricaFreight Traffic Forecasts—Asia-PacificFreight Traffic Forecasts—Eastern EuropeFreight Traffic Forecasts—Western EuropeFreight Traffic Forecasts—Latin America, Middle East, North AmericaGlobal Mainline Rail Network ForecastsRail Network Forecasts—AfricaRail Network Forecasts—Asia-PacificRail Network Forecasts—Eastern EuropeRail Network Forecasts—Western EuropeRail Network Forecasts—Latin America, Middle East, North AmericaGlobal Rail Electrification ForecastsElectrification Forecasts—Africa and Asia-PacificElectrification Forecasts—Eastern EuropeElectrification Forecasts—Western EuropeElectrification Forecasts—Latin America, Middle East, North AmericaLocomotive Installed Base ForecastsLocomotive Installed Base Forecasts—AfricaLocomotive Installed Base Forecasts—Asia-PacificLocomotive Installed Base Forecasts—Eastern EuropeLocomotive Installed Base Forecasts—Western EuropeLocomotive Installed Base Forecasts—Latin America, Middle East, North AmericaPassenger Coach Installed Base ForecastsPassenger Coach Installed Base Forecasts—AfricaPassenger Coach Installed Base Forecasts—Asia-PacificPassenger Coach Installed Base Forecasts—Eastern EuropePassenger Coach Installed Base Forecasts—Western EuropePassenger Coach Installed Base Forecasts—Latin America, Middle East, North AmericaMultiple Unit Installed Base ForecastsMultiple Unit Installed Base Forecasts—Africa and Asia-PacificMultiple Unit Installed Base Forecasts—Eastern EuropeMultiple Unit Installed Base Forecasts—Western EuropeMultiple Unit Installed Base Forecasts—Latin America, Middle East, North AmericaFreight Wagon Installed Base ForecastsFreight Wagon Installed Base Forecasts—AfricaFreight Wagon Installed Base Forecasts—Asia-PacificFreight Wagon Installed Base Forecasts—Eastern EuropeFreight Wagon Installed Base Forecasts—Western EuropeFreight Wagon Installed Base Forecasts—Latin America, Middle East, North America