SCI Railindex

The business climate in the railway industry

The index is based on approximately 100 reports from representative companies in the global rail industry that assess their current business situation and expectations for the coming six months.

On a quarterly basis, the companies rate their situation as "good" "satisfactory" or "bad" and differentiate their business expectations according to the criteria "favourable", "stable" or "unfavourable".

SCI Global Rail Index II/2019

Slight decline at a continued high level

The business climate in the rail industry declined slightly in the second quarter of 2019 but continues to benefit from the ongoing good business situation. This is shown by the current SCI RAIL BUSINESS INDEX - a regular survey of top managers in the global rail industry conducted by the consulting firm SCI Verkehr. A significant decline in demand growth results in a more subdued overall picture this quarter. However, all indices remain at a high level despite the decline. In addition, the assessment of the future business development has again developed positively and the increasing skepticism of the past three quarters has weakened slightly.

SCI Global Rail Index II/2019 (PDF-File, 205 KB)



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