Urban Transit Systems Industry
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Industry Analysis


Companies in this industry operate buses, trains, and other local and suburban passenger transit systems within cities and adjacent nonurban areas. Major companies include Beijing Subway, East Japan Railway (Tokyo), Metropolitan Transportation Authority (New York), Mexico City Metro, Moscow Metro, MTR Corporation (Hong Kong), Paris Metro, and Seoul Metro.

Competitive Landscape

Demand is driven by population growth in metropolitan areas. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations. Large companies have advantages in absorbing large operational and capital costs. Small companies can compete effectively by entering new markets. The US industry is highly concentrated: the 50 largest companies generate about 90% of the industry's revenue.

Products, Operations & Technology

The urban transit system industry includes companies that provide commuter rail, urban and suburban bus, and mixed mode transportation services. It includes operators of light rail, subway, streetcars, cable cars, tramways, trolleys, and monorails. Services are offered over regular routes and on regular schedules within a metropolitan area and adjacent nonurban areas.

Geographic Segmentation

See where the Urban Transit Systems industry is concentrated geographically and research companies by financials and key corporate data.
Top Urban Transit Systems Companies:
17975.485836M | France
10092.002482M | Switzerland
10021.734856M | United Kingdom
9940.729917M | Switzerland
6965.120664M | Hong Kong
5060.975M | United States
4750.422609M | United Kingdom
4728.0M | United States
3916.948321M | Japan
3912.399692M | Japan
3544.949713M | United Kingdom
3521.760178M | Japan
3164.433909M | China
3010.079028M | Hong Kong
2233.33282M | Japan
1980.733969M | Russian Federation
1958.579136M | China
1758.366941M | United Kingdom
1606.49008M | Australia
1513.458378M | China
1460.98708M | Japan
1431.93M | China
1382.020119M | Australia
1312.218883M | Australia
1253.439945M | United Kingdom

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