Rail Freight in Germany

Rail Freight in Germany

  • June 2017 •
  • 36 pages •
  • Report ID: 188698
Rail Freight in Germany


Rail Freight in Germany industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2012-16, and forecast to 2021). 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 Germany rail freight market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Key Findings

- The rail freight sector is defined as consisting of revenues generated from freight transportation by rail.
- The German rail freight sector had total revenues of $6.2bn in 2016, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.8% between 2012 and 2016.
- Sector consumption volume increased with a CAGR of 1.3% between 2012-2016, to reach a total of 115.9 billion FTK in 2016.
- The German rail freight sector witnessed a decline in volume in 2016, whereas the road freight sector of the country in contrast witnessed an increase. Players in the German rail freight sector have complained about the alleged preferential treatment given to the road freight sector, arguing that regulatory conditions including increasing track access charges and high taxes make railway freight more expensive to use than substitutes such as road freight. This is preventing rail freight from reaching its true potential in the German sector.


- Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, and leading players in the rail freight market in Germany
- Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the rail freight market in Germany
- Leading company profiles reveal details of key rail freight market players’ global operations and financial performance
- Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the Germany rail freight market with five year forecasts by both value and volume

Reasons to buy

- What was the size of the Germany rail freight market by value in 2016?
- What will be the size of the Germany rail freight market in 2021?
- What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the Germany rail freight market?
- How has the market performed over the last five years?
- How large is Germany’s rail freight market in relation to its regional counterparts?

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