Urban Rail Transit Market (Rail Type: Metro/Subway, Monorail, Suburban, and Tram; Autonomy: Manual, Semi-autonomous, and Fully Autonomous; and Autonomy Level: GoA-0 [On-sight], GoA-1 [Manual], GoA-2 [Semi-automatic Train Operation {STO}], GoA-3 [Driverless Train Operation {DTO}], and GoA-4 [Unattended Train Operation {UTO}) - Global Industry Analysis, Share, Growth, Regional Outlook and Forecasts, 2021-2027

The global Urban Rail Transit market gathered revenue around USD 58.2 Billion by the end of 2027 and is estimated to expand at a modest CAGR of 3.1% during the prediction period 2021 to 2027.

Urban Rail Transit Market Size 2020 to 2027

The urban rail transit market is expanding due to rising urbanization all over the world, especially in developing countries, which leads to an increasing demand for ecological and green urban transport. In choosing the mode of urban transportation, people pay more attention to land and energy saving, environment quality improvement, and passenger safety.

This research report purposes at stressing the most lucrative growth prospects. The aim of the research report is to provide an inclusive valuation of the Urban Rail Transit market and it encompasses thoughtful visions, actualities, industry-validated market findings, historic data, and prognoses by means of appropriate set of assumptions and practice. Global Urban Rail Transit market report aids in comprehending market structure and dynamics by recognizing and scrutinizing the market sectors and predicted the global market outlook.

COVID-19 Impact Assessment on Market Landscape

The report comprises the scrutiny of COVID-19 lock-down impact on the income of market leaders, disrupters and followers. Since lock down was instigated differently in diverse regions and nations, influence of same is also dissimilar across various industry verticals. The research report offers present short-term and long-term influence on the market to assist market participants across value chain makers to formulate the framework for short term and long-lasting tactics for recovery and by region.

Urban Rail Transit market report empower readers with all-inclusive market intelligence and offers a granular outline of the market they are operational in. Further this research study delivers exceptional combination of tangible perceptions and qualitative scrutiny to aid companies accomplishes sustainable growth. This report employs industry-leading research practices and tools to assemble all-inclusive market studies, intermingled with pertinent data. Additionally, this report also emphases on the competitive examination of crucial players by analyzing their product portfolio, pricing, gross margins, financial position, growth approaches, and regional occurrence.

Regional Analysis of Urban Rail Transit Market

In terms of region, the global urban rail transit market has been segregated into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Asia Pacific is projected to be a highly lucrative region of the global urban rail transit market during the forecast period. This is primarily due to high investments in urban transport infrastructure projects of rapidly developing countries in the region. Consequently, governments are committed to the promotion of public transport systems. Public transportation infrastructure in India needs considerably high investments and massive upgrades to boost a modal shift from private vehicles. It is estimated that over 50% of the population in India is likely to reside in urban areas by 2050. Metro rail is seen as a necessary solution to develop mass rapid transit systems in large cities in India.

Report Highlights Details
Market Size US$ 58.2 Billion by 2027
Growth Rate CAGR of 3.1% From 2021 to 2027
Base Year 2020
Historic Data 2017 to 2020
Forecast Period 2021 to 2027
Report coverage Growth Factors, Revenue Status, Competitive Landscape,  and Future Trends 
Segments Covered by Rail Type,Autonomy,Autonomy Level,Region
Regional Scope
North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa (MEA)
Companies Mentioned CRRC Corp Ltd, Alstrom, Larsen & Toubro Limited, Siemens AG, Kawasaki Heavy industries, Ltd, and Hitachi Ltd

Competitive Rivalry

Foremost players in the market are attentive on adopting corporation strategies to enhance their market share. Some of the prominent tactics undertaken by leading market participants in order to sustain the fierce market completion include collaborations, acquisitions, substantial spending in R&D and the improvement of new-fangled products or reforms among others.

Major manufacturers & their revenues, percentage splits, market shares, growth rates and breakdowns of the product markets are determined through secondary sources and verified through the primary sources.

  • Company Overview
  • Company Market Share/Positioning Analysis
  • Product Offerings
  • Financial Performance
  • Recent Initiatives
  • Key Strategies Adopted by Players
  • Vendor Landscape
  • List of Suppliers
  • List of Buyers

Some of the prominent players in the Urban Rail Transit Market include: CRRC Corp Ltd, Alstrom, Larsen & Toubro Limited, Siemens AG, Kawasaki Heavy industries, Ltd, and Hitachi Ltd.

Unravelling the Critical Segments

This research report offers market revenue, sales volume, production assessment and prognoses by classifying it on the basis of various aspects including product type, application/end-user, and region. Further, this research study investigates market size, production, consumption and its development trends at global, regional, and country level for period 2017 to 2027 and covers subsequent region in its scope:

Global Urban Rail Transit Market: Segmentation

  • Urban Rail Transit Market, by Rail Type
    • Metro/Subway
    • Monorail
    • Suburban
    • Tram
  • Urban Rail Transit Market, by Autonomy
    • Manual
    • Semi-autonomous
    • Fully Autonomous
  • Urban Rail Transit Market, by Autonomy Level
    • GoA-0 (On-sight)
    • GoA-1 (Manual)
    • GoA-2 (Semi-automatic Train Operation [STO])
    • GoA-3 (Driverless Train Operation [DTO])
    • GoA-4 (Unattended Train Operation [UTO])

By Geography

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada


  • Germany
  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Southeast Asia
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Rest of Latin America

Middle East & Africa (MEA)

  • GCC
  • North Africa
  • South Africa
  • Rest of Middle East & Africa

Highlights of the Report:

  • Market Penetration: Comprehensive information on the product portfolios of the top players in the market.
  • Product Development/Innovation: Detailed insights on the upcoming technologies, R&D activities, and product launches in the market
  • Competitive Assessment: In-depth assessment of the market strategies, geographic and business segments of the leading players in the market
  • Market Development: Comprehensive information about emerging markets. This report analyzes the market for various segments across geographies
  • Market Diversification: Exhaustive information about new products, untapped geographies, recent developments, and investments in the market

Research Methodology

In the study, a unique research methodology is utilized to conduct extensive research on the growth of the Urban Rail Transit market, and reach conclusions on the future growth parameters of the market. This research methodology is a combination of primary and secondary research, which helps analysts ensure the accuracy and reliability of the conclusions.

Secondary resources referred to by analysts during the production of the Urban Rail Transit market study are as follows - statistics from government organizations, trade journals, white papers, and internal and external proprietary databases. Analysts have also interviewed senior managers, product portfolio managers, CEOs, VPs, marketing/product managers, and market intelligence managers, all of whom have contributed to the development of this report as a primary resource.

Comprehensive information acquired from primary and secondary resources acts as a validation from companies in the market, and makes the projections on the growth prospects of the Urban Rail Transit markets more accurate and reliable.

Secondary Research

It involves company databases such as Hoover's: This assists us recognize financial information, structure of the market participants and industry competitive landscape.

The secondary research sources referred in the process are as follows:

  • Governmental bodies, and organizations creating economic policies
  • National and international social welfare institutions
  • Company websites, financial reports and SEC filings, broker and investor reports
  • Related patent and regulatory databases
  • Statistical databases and market reports
  • Corporate Presentations, news, press release, and specification sheet of Manufacturers

Primary Research

Primary research includes face-to face interviews, online surveys, and telephonic interviews.

  • Means of primary research: Email interactions, telephonic discussions and Questionnaire based research etc.
  • In order to validate our research findings and analysis we conduct primary interviews of key industry participants. Insights from primary respondents help in validating the secondary research findings. It also develops Research Team’s expertise and market understanding.

Industry participants involved in this research study include:

  • CEOs, VPs, market intelligence managers
  • Procuring and national sales managers technical personnel, distributors and resellers
  • Research analysts and key opinion leaders from various domains

Key Points Covered in Urban Rail Transit market Study:

  • Growth of Urban Rail Transit in 2021
  • Market Estimates and Forecasts (2017-2027)
  •  Brand Share and Market Share Analysis
  •  Key Drivers and Restraints Shaping Market Growth
  •  Segment-wise, Country-wise, and Region-wise Analysis
  •  Competition Mapping and Benchmarking
  •   Recommendation on Key Winning Strategies
  •   COVID-19 Impact on Demand for Urban Rail Transit and How to Navigate
  •   Key Product Innovations and Regulatory Climate
  •   Urban Rail Transit Consumption Analysis
  • Urban Rail Transit Production Analysis
  •  Urban Rail Transit and Management