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Metro Vehicles – Global Market Trends 2024

Detailed country analysis - Key drivers - Age structure - Current fleet stocks - Market shares - Metro systems - Fleet-specific features of metro vehicles - Forecast of future vehicle requirements of customers up to 2035

Date: 22/04/2024

Product type: Studies*

Data format: Excel  PDF 

Language: english

pages: 210

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SCI Verkehr’s MultiClient Study “Metro Vehicles – Global Market Trends” offers a comprehensive insight into the structure, fleets, volumes and development trends in the worldwide market for metro vehicles.

The global metro market stands on the cusp of significant developments as infrastructure expansion, particularly in Asia, contributes to market growth, with varying procurement strategies and fleet modernization efforts across regions. Urbanization and sustainability concerns fuel demand for metro networks worldwide, with major investments in Europe, Asia, and South & Central America. Automation in metro operations and advancements in fare collection technologies further enhance efficiency and passenger experience. Public finance plays a crucial role in funding metro projects, with economic stability and political factors influencing investments across regions. Despite challenges, the focus on modernization and technology positions the metro market for robust growth in the future.

Based on current developments, this MultiClient Study delivers an analysis and well-founded estimate of the market for metro vehicles and network development.

In concrete terms, this market study of metro vehicles includes:

  • A regionally differentiated look at the worldwide market for metro vehicles including an in-depth analysis of all important markets of the individual countries. Network length, installed base and average vehicle age in 2023 of the largest cities operating a metro system are provided
  • The regions considered are Asia, Europe, North America, South & Central America, Africa & Middle East and CIS. An in-depth analysis is carried out for the countries China, South Korea, Japan, India, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Turkey, USA, Brazil, Iran and Russia
  • Recently completed metro systems or expansions are explained and infrastructure projects under construction or planned are listed. On the regional level, a forecast of the network length is presented additionally
  • An overview of the most important drivers behind the procurement and refurbishment of metro vehicles in the individual regions
  • A comprehensive analysis of the current fleet stocks concerning quantities and age structures as well as future procurement potential up to 2035.
  • An analysis of the current market shares of important manufacturers as well as a forecast of future vehicle requirements of customers up to 2035
  • A condensed presentation of the most important fleet-specific features of metro vehicles of all countries presented in detail and regions in the form of diagrams
  • A worldwide presentation of metro systems, future infrastructure projects and forecast of network development up to 2035

All in all, the study provides a well-founded analysis of the worldwide market for metro vehicles. It provides crucial, complete, and differentiated information on this vehicle segment that is important for the operational and strategic planning of players in the transport and railway industry.

Optionally available with the data annex in Excel format

  • All numbers concerning fleets, deliveries and market shares are transparently and comprehensively available
  • Apply the data sets for an individual evaluation and configuration or to access and supplement available market data

Find an exemplary data annex here.

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* Our compact MultiClient studies provide a harmonised view and definitions of the markets, prepare data on current stocks and forecasts, document current trends and provide detailed and comprehensive information on market and industry developments.