Rail Freight: Global Industry Guide is an essential resource for top-level data and analysis covering the Rail Freight industry. It includes detailed data on market size and segmentation, textual analysis of the key trends and competitive landscape, and profiles of the leading companies. This incisive report provides expert analysis on a global, regional and country basis.
The global rail freight sector grew by 11.1% in 2011 to reach a value of $194,040.6 million.
In 2016, the global rail freight sector is forecast to have a value of $285,632.2 million, an increase of 47.2% since 2011.
The global rail freight sector grew by 8.4% in 2011 to reach a volume of 10,943,335.4 million FTK.
In 2016, the global rail freight sector is forecast to have a volume of 14,422,008.3 million FTK, an increase of 31.8% since 2011.
Americas accounts for 47.6% of the global rail freight sector value.
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 are counted in the country of origin.
Any currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2010 annual average exchange rates.