Report Description

Global Rolling Stock Market, By Product Type (Diesel Locomotive, DMU, EMU and Others), By Application (Passenger Coach and Freight Wagon), By Locomotive Technology (Conventional Locomotive, Turbocharge Locomotive and Maglev), By Component (Pantograph, Axle and Others), By Company and By Geography, Forecast & Opportunities, 2023

Global Rolling Stock Market is projected to reach USD 67.8 Billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of over 4% during the forecast period. The approval of new railway lines, highspeed railway projects and the growing need for energy efficient transport are the major drivers of the global market for rolling stocks. In terms of technology, the rolling stock industry is categorized into Conventional Locomotive, Turbocharge Locomotive and Maglev. Owing to the increasing power offered by the turbocharge locomotive with no additional fuel costs, the turbocharge locomotive technology is predicted to account for the largest share among all the technologies in the global rolling stock industry. In terms of product type, the market has been categorized into Electric Locomotive, Diesel Locomotive, EMU, DMU, Electro-diesel Locomotive, Subway/Metro, Light Rail/Tram, Wagon and Coach. Owing to the increased demand for dedicated freight corridor in a country, the wagon category is estimated to have the largest share in the global market in 2018. Taking into an account of geographical landscape, the rolling stock market in the Asia-Pacific region is predicted to account for the largest share of the overall market for rolling stocks during the forecast period. The growing demand for freight wagons and passenger coaches for existing and new railway lines is the primary driver of the rolling stock market in the Asia-Pacific region. Some of the leading players in the rolling stock market are Alstom, Bombardier Inc., General Electric Company and others.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2013-2016

Base Year: 2017

Estimated Year: 2018

Forecast Period: 2019–2023

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyse and forecast the market size of Global Rolling Stock Market, in terms of value & volume.
  • To classify and forecast Global Rolling Stock Market based on product type, application, locomotive technology, component and regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for Global Rolling Stock Market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in Global Rolling Stock Market.
  • To conduct the pricing analysis for Global Rolling Stock Market.
  • To identify and analyse the profile of leading players involved in the manufacturing of Rolling Stocks.


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Some of the leading players in the Global Rolling Stock Market are CRRC Corporation Limited, Alstom, Bombardier Inc., General Electric Company, Siemens AG, CJSC Transmashholding, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., Talgo, Stadler Rail AG etc.

TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of Rolling Stock vendors across the globe. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the suppliers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analysed the service offerings, distribution channels and presence of all major collaboration manufacturer across the globe.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of Global Rolling Stock Market using a bottom-up approach, where data for various end user industries and its application across various product types were recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analysing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company website, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also used by TechSci Research.


Key Target Audience:

  • Railway manufacturers
  • Railway contractors
  • Railway organizations  
  • Raw material suppliers of rolling stock
  • Raw material suppliers of railway components
  • Rolling stock components manufacturers
  • Industry associations and experts
  • Market research organizations and consulting companies
  • Research institutes

Market research and consulting firm. The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as collaboration manufacturer and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities. 

Report Scope:

In this report, Global Rolling Stock Market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, By Product Type:
    • Diesel Locomotive
    • Electric Locomotive
    • Electro-diesel Locomotive
    • DMU
    • EMU
    • Light Rail/Tram
    • Subway/Metro
    • Coach
    • Wagon
  • Market, By Application:
    • Passenger Coach
    • Freight Wagon
  • Market, By Locomotive Technology:
    • Conventional Locomotive
    • Turbocharge Locomotive
    • Maglev
  • Market, By Component:
    • Pantograph
    • Axle
    • Wheelset
    • Traction Motor
    • Auxiliary Power System
    • Air Conditioning System
    • Passenger Information System
    • Position Train Control
  • Market, by Region:
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • India 
      • Japan
      • South Korea
      • Australia
      • Singapore
      • Malaysia
    • Europe
      • France
      • Germany
      • United Kingdom
      • Italy
      • Spain
    • North America
      • United States
      • Mexico
      • Canada
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Colombia
    • Middle East and Africa
      • South Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Qatar

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Rolling Stock Market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according the company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).

Profit Margin Analysis

  • Profit margin analysis in case of direct and indirect sales channel.

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