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Automatic Train Supervision Market Size, Share & Industry Analysis, By Train Type (Mainline [Passenger, Freight] Urban [High-speed, Metro]), By Service Type (Consulting, System Integration, Support and Maintenance), By Function Type (Automatic Route Setting, Link to Passenger information Display System for Online Information, Computation of Train Schedules & Timetable, Automatic Train Regulation) and Regional Forecast, 2024-2032

Published On : September 16, 2020 | Report ID: FBI103611 | Status : Ongoing



The automatic train supervision (ATS) module is a part of the communication-based train control system (CBTC). According to the traffic monitoring information, the ATS manages the traffic and rescheduling of trains in real-time. Also, this system manages to automate the train operations like speed control mechanism, all the vital and non-vital functions for the safe operations of the trains. Furthermore, various government initiatives, funds, and subsidies for developing advanced technologies in trains have leveraged the growth of the ATS system market. Globally the rise in urbanization, high demographic growth, and increasing demand for safety are propelling the automatic train supervision market growth.

The constant growth in smart city projects, urbanization, and expansion in the rail network system connecting urban and suburban areas, adoption advanced technologies in trains, safety- security, and comfort mobility are the foremost driving factors of the growth of this market. Moreover, government initiatives to develop advanced technologies in trains is also driving the growth of this market. High installation and maintenance costs of the automatic train supervision system are some of the reasons that can hamper the growth of the market in the forecast period.

Key Market Driver -

Development in advance technology, urbanization, demographic growth and government initiatives towards automatic train supervision system are expected to drive the growth of the market in the forecast period.

Key Market Restraint -

High initial cost as well as high cost of system maintenance may hamper the global automatic train supervision system market in the forecast period.

Market Segmentation:

Globally, the automatic train supervision system has been segmented by train type, by service type, by function type, and by region. By train type, the market is further segmented into mainline trains and urban trains. The mainline train comprises of passenger trains and freight trains. These trains are meant for covering long route journeys. Nowadays, these trains have also adopted advanced technologies. By service type, the global railway management system market is segmented into Consulting, System Integration, and Support and Maintenance. The system integration is estimated to have the largest share in this market owing to the aid they provide in identifying the need for up-gradation and adaptation to support the smart railway software, in the present infrastructure, and avoid the limitation of such software. Also, owing to the low cost and rise in the end to end solutions provided by the consulting segment, the market is expected to grow in the forecast period. By function type, automatic route setting, link to passenger information display system for online information, computation of train schedules & timetable, automatic train regulation, display panel & workstation interface, and continuous tracking of train position are the primary functions performed by the automated train supervision system. All these factors are propelling the growth of the automatic train supervision market.

Key Players Covered:

The major companies in the global Automatic Train Supervision Market market include  Hitachi, Unittec, Toshiba,  Traffic Control Technology, Bombardier, CRSC, Alstom,  Kyosan, Glarun Technology, Siemens,  Bombardier,  Thales, and Nippon Signal among others.

Key Insights

  • New Advancements in Automatic Train Supervision

  • Number of Products, Key Countries, 2018

  • New Product Launches, Key Players

Regional Analysis:

Geographically, the automatic train supervision market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the rest of the world. The Asia Pacific holds the largest market share of the ATS market and is expected to dominate this market in the forecast period owing to the adoption of the advanced technologies, digitalization, and rise in investments from the government. Increased disposable income of the region, rapid urbanization, and demographic growth are also boosting the market share of the automatic train supervision system in this region. However, the Asia Pacific is followed by North America in terms of railway management system market share owing to the adoption of high-end technologies by the region coupled with development in the railway infrastructures.

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By Train Type

  • Mainline-

    • Passenger

    • Freight

  • Urban-

    • High-speed

    • Metro

By Service Type

  • Consulting

  • System Integration

  • Support and Maintenance

By Function Type

  • Automatic Route Setting

  • Link to Passenger information Display System for Online Information

  • Computation of Train Schedules & Timetable

  • Automatic Train Regulation

  • Display Panel & Workstation Interface

  • Continuous Tracking of Train Position

By Geography

  • North America (USA, Canada, and Mexico)

  • Europe (Germany, France, U.K., and Rest of Europe)

  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific)

  • Rest of the World

Key Developments:

  • November 2017: JRE East and Hitachi in a partnership have developed an innovative train control system using digital technology.

  • Ongoing
  • 2023
  • 2019-2022

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