1. Home
  2. > Transportation Market Trends
Autonomous Trains Global Market Report 2022

Autonomous Trains Global Market Report 2022

  • May 2022
  • 175 pages
  • ID: 6277719
  • Format: PDF
  • The Business Research Company


Table of Contents

Major players in the autonomous trains market are Alstom S.A, ABB, Bombardier Transportation, CRRC Transportation, Hitachi Ltd, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Siemens AG, Thales Group, and Ansaldo.

The global autonomous trains market is expected to grow from $8.43 billion in 2021 to $9.08 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.7%. The market is expected to grow to $12.24 billion in 2026 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.7%.

The market for autonomous trains consists of sales of autonomous trains, which are automatic train protection (ATP) system enabled, which helps the train to automatically stop at signals with speed control.The trains are designed with high-powered cameras, the latest sensors, GPS data, and onboard computer systems.

The data is collected from sensors and monitored at control rooms which enable the autonomous system to make an informed decision.Autonomous trains can run more frequently and achieve higher speeds, enabling managers to increase the number of trains in operation on a route instead of having to go to the significant expense of building new tracks.

The market consists of revenue generated by the company’s manufacturing the automatic trains by the sales of these products.

The main train types in the autonomous trains market are suburban trains, tram, monorail, subway/metro, long-distance trains.Tram is an electric vehicle that transports people, mainly in cities, and goes along metal tracks in the road.

The technologies involved are automatic train control (ATC), communication-based train control (CBC), European railway traffic management system (terms), positive train control (PTC).The grades of automation involved are GOA1, GOA2, GOA3, GOA4.

The applications involved are passenger train, freight, mining.

Western Europe was the largest region in the autonomous trains market in 2021.Asia Pacific was the second largest region in the autonomous trains market.

The regions covered in this report are Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, South America, the Middle East, and Africa.

The increased need for a safe, efficient, cheap, fast, and reliable mode of transportation is contributing to the growth of the global autonomous train market.Rail is the safest mode of land transport and more attractive to the customer.

It is also one of the fastest modes of transport, which moves on high-speed lines that are expected to average up to 300 km/hour.The distance of 1000 Km can easily be reached within 5 to 7 hours.

It offers much greater flexibility of the time, allowing train frequencies to be better matched to demand at peak and off-peak times.This offers a much better service to potential passengers and drives an increase in passenger numbers.

When it comes to fares, intra-modal competition among railway operators, and competition among railway suppliers will keep fares affordable even in countries with low per capita income. Increased safety and cheaper fares compared to other transports drove the autonomous train market.

High deployment and operational costs along with increased security concerns are expected to limit the growth of the autonomous train market.The capital costs of signaling and control equipment are likely to be associated with maintenance costs, operational costs, and large capital investments.

On the other side, the transfer of data between a train’s safety-critical system, in particular, is a potential target for hackers.ATO (Automatic Train Operation) with its interconnectivity with other systems has an increased threat, making it potentially vulnerable to cyber-attack.

As it transfers high resolution, real-time train determination information between the wayside, the train, and the control center, it is essential to ensure this vital data remains secure.

LiDAR and Artificial intelligence are increasingly being used in autonomous trains to improve the performance of the trains.LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) system measures the speed of moving trains and captures irregularities of the track and evaluates the rail track quality.

It uses two pairs of lenses to capture speed signals from both rails individually.The track speed, curvature, and lateral and vertical geometry variations on each side are determined.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expected to improve the performance of automated metro lines by enabling predictive maintenance which helps to reduce the incidents and assist operators to recover from incidents more quickly.Control Centre with visual and voice interactions during an incident is a time-consuming process.

AI also helps to reduce these interactions and allows traffic controllers to focus on the core problem.

In February 2020, Alstom, a France based manufacturing company acquired Bombardier Inc. for $7.02 billion to $7.50 billion. The acquisition of Bombardier Transportation is a one-time opportunity coming at the right moment for Alstom, has significantly strengthened its operational and financial profile over the past 4 years to accelerate its strategic roadmap, and add to Alstom’s complementary commercial and industrial platforms. Bombardier Inc., a Canada-based train transport company.

The countries covered in the autonomous trains market report are Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, South Korea, the UK, USA.

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 150+ Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 25,000 trusted sources
  • Single User License — provides access to the report by one individual.
  • Department License — allows you to share the report with up to 5 users
  • Site License — allows the report to be shared amongst all employees in a defined country
  • Corporate License — allows for complete access, globally.

ReportLinker may already be registered as a supplier with your company. If you want to Order by PO, check with us first and we'll let you know if we are a registered supplier and what the vendor number is. Otherwise, we'll provide you with the necessary information to register ReportLinker as a vendor.

Grace helps you find the right report:

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

We were impressed with the support that ReportLinker’s research specialists’ team provided. The report we purchased was useful and provided exactly what we want.

Category Manager at

ReportLinker gave access to reliable and useful data while avoiding dispersing resources and spending too much time on unnecessary research.

Executive Director at
PwC Advisory

The customer service was fast, responsive, and 100% professional in all my dealings (...) If we have more research needs, I'll certainly prioritize working with ReportLinker!

Scott Griffith

Vice President Marketing at
Maurice Sporting Goods

The research specialist provided prompt, helpful instructions for accessing ReportLinker's product. He also followed up to make sure everything went smoothly and to ensure an easy transition to the next stage of my research

Jessica P Huffman

Research Associate at
American Transportation Research Institute

Excellent customer service. Very responsive and fast.

Director, Corporate Strategy at

I reached out to ReportLinker for a detailed market study on the Air Treatment industry. The quality of the report, the research specialist’s willingness to solve my queries exceeded my expectations. I would definitely recommend ReportLinker for in-depth industry information.

Mariana Mendoza

Global Platform Senior Manager at
Whirlpool Corporation

Thanks! I like what you've provided and will certainly come back if I need to do further research works.

Bee Hin Png

CEO at
LDR Pte Ltd

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

  • How we can help
    • I am not sure if the report I am interested in will fulfill my needs. Can you help me?
    • Yes, of course. You can call us at +33(0) 4 37 65 17 03 or drop us an email at [email protected] to let us know more about your requirements.
    • We buy reports often - can ReportLinker get me any benefits?
    • Yes. Set up a call with a Senior Research Advisor to learn more - [email protected] or +33(0) 4 37 65 17 03.
    • I have had negative experiences with market research reports before. How can you avoid this from happening again?
    • We advise all clients to read the TOC and Summary and list your questions so that we can get more insight for you before you make any purchase decision. A research advisor will accompany you so that you can compare samples and reports from different sources, and choose the study that is right for you.

  • Report Delivery
    • How and when I will receive my Report?
    • Most reports are delivered right away in a pdf format, while others are accessed via a secure link and access codes. Do note that sometimes reports are sent within a 12 hour period, depending on the time zones. However, you can contact us to escalate this. Should you need a hard copy, you can check if this option is offered for the particular report, and pay the related fees.
  • Payment conditions
    • What payment methods do you accept?
      1. Credit card : VISA, American Express, Mastercard, or
      2. You can download an invoice to pay by wire transfer, check, or via a Purchase Order from your company, or
      3. You can pay via a Check made out in US Dollars, Euros, or British Pounds for the full amount made payable to ReportLinker
    • What are ReportLinker’s Payment Terms?
    • All payments must normally be submitted within 30 days. However, you can let us know if you need extended time.
    • Are Taxes and duties included?
    • All companies based in France must pay a 20% tax per report. The same applies to all individuals based in the EU. All EU companies must supply their VAT number when purchasing to avoid this charge.
    • I’m not satisfied. Can I be refunded?
    • No. Once your order has been processed and the publisher has received a notification to send you the report, we cannot issue any refund or cancel any order. As these are not ‘traditional’ products that can be returned, reports that are dispatched are considered to be ‘consumed’.
  • User license
    • The license that you should acquire depends on the number of persons that need to access the report. This can range from Single User (only one person will have the right to read or access the report), or Department License (up to 5 persons), to Site License (a group of persons based in the same company location), or Corporate License (the entire company personnel based worldwide). However, as publishers have different terms and conditions, we can look into this for you.
Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers


Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.

Make sure you don’t miss any news and follow us on