Short Line Railroads Industry · Market Research Report

Short Line Railroads · Market Size and Industry Forecast

Pell Research's short line railroads report analyzes current industry size and predicts future trends. It provides overall industry revenue from 2014 through the present, and predicts industry growth and decline through 2024. Total revenue includes both public and private companies.

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Market Size (Total Revenue)

Included

% Growth Rate
Number of Companies
Total Employees
Average Revenue per Company
Average Employees per Company
Source: U.S. government data.

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Short Line Railroads Industry Revenue
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020


Historical market size and five-year projections show growth trends in industry sales and revenue. This economic model is based on short- and long-term trends. The industry size is determined by total revenue generated within the industry from all products and services sold. Growth and decline in the industry shows total opportunity for companies. The short line railroads research report reveals both the historical trends and five-year forecast, calculated by Pell Research's econometric models. Market share, measured in billions of dollars, includes both public and private companies. Use this information to identify industry trends and predict future growth patterns.

Short Line Railroads · Geographic Breakdown by State

Market size by state is used to evaluate local opportunity and measure the number of companies located in the region. Each state's growth rate is affected by regional economic conditions. Use data by state to pinpoint profitable and nonprofitable locations for short line railroads companies in the U.S.

Short Line Railroads Revenue by State

Market Share by State

Short Line Railroads · Distribution by Company Size

Company Size All Industries Short Line Railroads
Small Business (< 5 employees)

Included

Small Business (5-20)
Midsized Business (20-100)
Large Business (100-500)
Enterprise (> 500)

Short Line Railroads · Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Pell Research analyzes financial statements to determine the industry average forces:
The report includes a traditional income statement from an "average" company (both public and private companies included).

Industry Average Percent of Sales
Total Revenue

Included

Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)
Gross Profit
Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit


Average Income Statement

Average Income Statement

Cost of Goods Sold

Salaries, Wages, and Benefits

Rent

Advertising

Depreciation and Amortization

Officer Compensation

Net Income


Short Line Railroads · Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratios allow you to compare how a business is performing against its peers.

Financial RatioIndustry Average
Profitability Ratios

Included

Profit Margin
ROE
ROA
Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio
Quick Ratio
Activity Ratios
Average Collection Period
Asset Turnover Ratio
Receivables Turnover Ratio
Inventory Conversion Ratio

Short Line Railroads · Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of Workforce Bottom Quartile Average (Median) Salary Upper Quartile
Management Occupations 5%

Included

Chief Executives 0%
General and Operations Managers 1%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 8%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 10%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 15%
Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 7%
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics 6%
Rail Car Repairers 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 48%
Rail Transportation Workers 38%
Locomotive Engineers and Operators 16%
Locomotive Engineers 14%
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 17%
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 17%

Short Line Railroads · Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $240,954 on the short line railroads industry. It has awarded 16 contracts to 6 companies, with an average value of $40,159 per company.

Short Line Railroads and Adjacent Industries · Top Companies

Company Address Revenue
($ Millions)

Included





Short Line Railroads Industry Report
Geography United States  
Publication Date May 2019
Report Format PDF Download  
Price $999.99

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