Rail Freight in the United Kingdom

Rail Freight in the United Kingdom

  • December 2014
  • 34 pages
  • Report ID: 188694

Rail Freight in the United Kingdom industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2010-14, and forecast to 2019). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the United Kingdom rail freight market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.


*The rail freight sector is defined as consisting of revenues generated from freight transportation by rail. Units of volume are measured in freight ton kilometers (FTK). Rail freight volumes include both domestic and international freight, which for the purposes of this report is counted as the activity realized in the national territory of each country. Any currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2013 annual average exchange rates.

*The UK rail freight sector is expected to generate total revenues of $2.3bn in 2014, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.1% between 2010 and 2014.

*Sector consumption volume is forecast to increase with a CAGR of 5.2% between 2010 and 2014, to reach a total of 22.7 billion FTK in 2014.

*The performance of the sector is forecast to decelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 3.2% for the five-year period 2014 - 2019, which is expected to drive the sector to a value of $2.7bn by the end of 2019.


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Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the United Kingdom economy

Key Questions Answered

What was the size of the United Kingdom rail freight market by value in 2014?

What will be the size of the United Kingdom rail freight market in 2019?

What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United Kingdom rail freight market?

How has the market performed over the last five years?


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