Middle East Connected Rail market is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 8% in value terms by 2023 owing to increasing population, growing urbanization and growing demand for connected devices. Moreover, government regulations and investments in technology & rail industry drives the connected rail market in Middle East. Based on safety and signalling connected rail market in 2017, in value terms, the CBTC segment dominates the connected rail market and is expected to maintain its dominance over the next five years as well. Furthermore, due to increase in population, growing economy and increase in rail projects, the demand for connected rail market will boom in Middle East during the forecast period.

Historical Period: 2013-2016

Base Year: 2017

Estimated Year: 2018

Forecast Period: 2018–2023

Objective of the Study:

  • To assess the demand-supply scenario of Connected Rail which covers production, demand and supply of Middle East Connected Rail market.
  • To analyse and forecast the market size of Middle East Connected Rail in terms of volume and Value.
  • To classify and forecast Middle East Connected Rail based on services, rolling stock type, safety & signalling system and regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for Middle East Connected Rail market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in Middle East Connected Rail market.
  • To identify and analyse the profile of leading players involved in the manufacturing of Middle East Connected Rail.


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Some of the major key players operating in Middle East Connected Rail are Trimble, Inc., Hitachi Limited, Siemens AG, IBM Corporation, Cisco Systems, Inc., Wabtec Corporation, Tech Mahindra Limited, Calamp Corp., Nokia Corporation, Huawei Investment & Holding Co., Ltd, Atos Corporation etc.

To perform the study, TechSci Research conducted primary as well as exhaustive secondary research. Initially, TechSci Research prepared an exhaustive list of Connected Rail manufacturers operating in the region. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys, which include primary calls, email responses, etc., with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also asked about their major competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analysed product offerings and regional presence of all major Connected Rail supplier across the region.

TechSci Research calculated the market size for Middle East Connected Rail using a bottom-up technique, wherein manufacturers’ volume sales data for different types of warehouse vehicles, were recorded as well as forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from industry experts and company representatives, and externally validated through analysing historical sales data of respective manufacturer to arrive at the overall market size. Multiple secondary sources such as directories, Company Websites, company annual reports, white papers, investor presentations and financial reports were also used by TechSci Research.


Key Target Audience:

  • Connected Rail manufacturers
  • Connected Rail Suppliers
  • Rail industry software services technology providers for rail industry
  • Connected rail services providers
  • Technology Providers
  • Research Institutes
  • Associations, organizations, forums and alliances related to Connected Rail manufacturers.
  • Industry associations
  • Market research and consulting firm.

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for industry stakeholders such as Connected Rail manufacturers, customers and policy makers. The study would also help them to target the growing segments over the coming years (next two to five years), thereby aiding the stakeholders in taking investment decisions and facilitating their expansion.

Report Scope:

In this report, Middle East Connected Rail market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, by Services:
    • Passenger Mobility & Services
    • Passenger Information System (PIS)
    • Automated Fare Collection Sys
    • IP Video Surveillance
    • Train Tracking & Monitoring Solutions
    • Others
  • Market, by Rolling Stock Type:
    • Electric Multiple Unit (EMU)
    • Diesel Locomotive
    • Passenger Wagons
    • Light Rail/Tram Car
    • Electric Locomotive
    • Freight Wagons
    • Others
  • Market, by Safety & Signalling System:
    • Positive Train Control
    • Automated/Integrated Train Control (ATC)
    • Communication/Computer-Based Train Control (CBTC)
  • Market, by Country:
    • Middle East

§  Saudi Arabia

§  UAE

§  Qatar

§  Iran

§  Kuwait

§  Bahrain

§  Oman

§  Rest of Middle East

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Middle East Connected Rail 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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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Executive Summary

4.    Voice of Customers

5.    Global Connected Rail Production Overview

6.    Middle East Connected Rail Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1.     By Value & Volume

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Services (Passenger Mobility & Services, Passenger Information System (PIS), Automated Fare Collection System, IP Video Surveillance, Train Tracking & Monitoring Solutions and Others)

6.2.2.     By Rolling Stock Type (Electric Multiple Unit (EMU), Diesel Locomotive, Passenger Wagons, Light Rail/Tram Car, Electric Locomotive, Freight Wagons and Others)

6.2.3.     By Safety & Signaling System (Positive Train Control, Automated/Integrated Train Control (ATC) and Communication/Computer-Based Train Control (CBTC))

6.2.4.     By Country (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Netherlands & Rest of Middle East)

6.2.5.     By Company    

6.3.  Market Attractiveness Index

7.    Saudi Arabia Connected Rail Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1.     By Value & Volume

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Services

7.2.2.     By Safety & Signaling System

7.3.  Market Attractiveness Index

8.    UAE Connected Rail Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast

8.1.1.     By Value & Volume

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Services

8.2.2.     By Safety & Signaling System

8.3.  Market Attractiveness Index

9.    Qatar Connected Rail Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast

9.1.1.     By Value & Volume

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.     By Services

9.2.2.     By Safety & Signaling System

9.3.  Market Attractiveness Index

10.  Iran Connected Rail Market Outlook

10.1.              Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.  By Value & Volume

10.2.              Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.  By Services

10.2.2.  By Safety & Signaling System

10.3.              Market Attractiveness Index

11.  Kuwait Connected Rail Market Outlook

11.1.              Market Size & Forecast

11.1.1.  By Value & Volume

11.2.              Market Share & Forecast

11.2.1.  By Services

11.2.2.  By Safety & Signaling System

11.3.              Market Attractiveness Index

12.  Bahrain Connected Rail Market Outlook

12.1.              Market Size & Forecast

12.1.1.  By Value & Volume

12.2.              Market Share & Forecast

12.2.1.  By Services

12.2.2.  By Safety & Signaling System

12.3.              Market Attractiveness Index

13.  Oman Connected Rail Market Outlook

13.1.              Market Size & Forecast

13.1.1.  By Value & Volume

13.2.              Market Share & Forecast

13.2.1.  By Services

13.2.2.  By Safety & Signaling System

13.3.              Market Attractiveness Index

14.  Rest of Middle East Connected Rail Market Outlook

14.1.              Market Size & Forecast

14.1.1.  By Value & Volume

14.2.              Market Share & Forecast

14.2.1.  By Services

14.2.2.  By Safety & Signaling System

14.3.              Market Attractiveness Index

15.  Market Dynamics

15.1.              Drivers

15.2.              Challenges

16.  Market Trends & Developments

17.  Price Point Analysis

18.  Policy & Regulatory

19.  Competitive Landscape

20.  Strategic Recommendations

21. About Us & Disclaimer

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