Railroads in North America

Railroads in North America

Introduction

Railroads in North America industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2008-12, and forecast to 2017). 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 North America railroads market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Highlights

*The railroad industry profile reviews companies providing goods and passenger rail transportation. The industry value reflects revenue generated from passenger and freight rail transportation. All currency conversions used in the production of this report have been calculated using constant 2011 annual average exchange rates.

*The North American railroads sector is expected to generate total revenues of $106,255.3 million in 2012, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.2% between 2008 and 2012.

*The rail freight segment is expected to be the sector's most lucrative in 2012, with total revenues of $84,386.6 million, equivalent to 79.4% of the sector's overall value.

*The performance of the sector is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 6.6% for the five-year period 2012 - 2017, which is expected to drive the sector to a value of $146,536.6 million by the end of 2017.

Features

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Leading company profiles reveal details of key railroads market players’ global operations and financial performance

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Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the North America economy

Key Questions Answered

What was the size of the North America railroads market by value in 2012?

What will be the size of the North America railroads market in 2017?

What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the North America railroads market?

How has the market performed over the last five years?

What are the main segments that make up North America's railroads market?
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Executive Summary 2
Market value 2
Market value forecast 2
Category segmentation 2
Geography segmentation 2
Market rivalry 2
Market Overview 6
Market definition 6
Market analysis 6
Market Data 7
Market value 7
Market Segmentation 8
Category segmentation 8
Geography segmentation 9
Market Outlook 10
Market value forecast 10
Five Forces Analysis 11
Summary 11
Buyer power 12
Supplier power 13
New entrants 14
Threat of substitutes 15
Degree of rivalry 16
Leading Companies 17
Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC 17
Canadian National Railway Company 20
Norfolk Southern Corporation 24
Union Pacific Corporation 28
Appendix 32
Methodology 32
Industry associations 33
Related MarketLine research 33



LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: North America railroads sector value: $ million, 2008-12(e) 7
Table 2: North America railroads sector category segmentation: $ million, 2012(e) 8
Table 3: North America railroads sector geography segmentation: $ million, 2012(e) 9
Table 4: North America railroads sector value forecast: $ million, 2012-17 10
Table 5: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: key facts 17
Table 6: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: key financials ($) 18
Table 7: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: key financial ratios 18
Table 8: Canadian National Railway Company: key facts 20
Table 9: Canadian National Railway Company: key financials ($) 21
Table 10: Canadian National Railway Company: key financials (C$) 21
Table 11: Canadian National Railway Company: key financial ratios 22
Table 12: Norfolk Southern Corporation: key facts 24
Table 13: Norfolk Southern Corporation: key financials ($) 25
Table 14: Norfolk Southern Corporation: key financial ratios 26
Table 15: Union Pacific Corporation: key facts 28
Table 16: Union Pacific Corporation: key financials ($) 29
Table 17: Union Pacific Corporation: key financial ratios 30



LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: North America railroads sector value: $ million, 2008-12(e) 7
Figure 2: North America railroads sector category segmentation: % share, by value, 2012(e) 8
Figure 3: North America railroads sector geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2012(e) 9
Figure 4: North America railroads sector value forecast: $ million, 2012-17 10
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the railroads sector in North America, 2012 11
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the railroads sector in North America, 2012 12
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the railroads sector in North America, 2012 13
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the railroads sector in North America, 2012 14
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the railroads sector in North America, 2012 15
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the railroads sector in North America, 2012 16
Figure 11: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: revenues & profitability 18
Figure 12: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: assets & liabilities 19
Figure 13: Canadian National Railway Company: revenues & profitability 22
Figure 14: Canadian National Railway Company: assets & liabilities 23
Figure 15: Norfolk Southern Corporation: revenues & profitability 26
Figure 16: Norfolk Southern Corporation: assets & liabilities 27
Figure 17: Union Pacific Corporation: revenues & profitability 30
Figure 18: Union Pacific Corporation: assets & liabilities 31