2024 Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services Industry Statistics Report

Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services - Market Size and Industry Forecast

The 2024 Rail Transportation Maintenance and Repair Services Industry Report contains historical and forecasted statistics used by leading private equity firms and consultants. Market sizes from 2019 to 2029 reflect industry trends and growth patterns. Revenues include both public and private companies in the Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services industry.

Market Size (Total Revenue)


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

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Industry Market Size
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2023

Advanced econometric models forecast five years of industry growth based on short- and long-term trend analysis. Market size includes revenue generated from all products and services sold within the industry.

Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services - Geographic Breakdown by U.S. State

Market size by state reveals local opportunity through the number of companies located in the region. Each state's growth rate is affected by regional economic conditions. Data by state can be used to pinpoint profitable and nonprofitable locations for Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services companies in the United States.

Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services Revenue by State

Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesRail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


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

Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services - Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial statement analysis determines averages for the following industry forces:
The report includes a traditional income statement from an "average" company (both public and private companies included).

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
Total Revenue


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



Depreciation and Amortization

Officer Compensation

Net Income

Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services - Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratios allow a company's performance to be compared against that of its peers.

Financial RatioIndustry Average
Profitability Ratios


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

Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services - Product Mix

Product DescriptionDescriptionRevenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Repair and maintenance of goods transportation equipment
Packing/packaging services
Domestic freight transportation arrangement service
Other products
Rental of goods transportation equipment, without operators
R & l (exc charter) of other trans syst veh w/operator to trans syst

Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom QuartileAverage (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations4%


Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations8%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations29%
Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers20%
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics19%
Rail Car Repairers19%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations6%
Production Occupations6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations47%
Rail Transportation Workers18%
Locomotive Engineers and Operators10%
Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers9%
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators6%
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators6%
Material Moving Workers20%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand13%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand11%

Government Contracts

In the past, the federal government spent an annual total of $3,050,742 on the rail transportation maintenance & repair services industry. It has awarded 112 contracts to 28 companies, with an average value of $108,955 per company.

Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

($ Millions)


Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services Industry Research
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateMay 2024
Report FormatPDF Download  PDF

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