NAICS 5 Digit Industry 48511

Industry 48511

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 48511 – Urban Transit Systems

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 48511: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating local and suburban passenger transit systems over regular routes and on regular schedules within a metropolitan area and its adjacent nonurban areas. Such transportation systems involve the use of one or more modes of transport including light rail, commuter rail, subways, and streetcars, as well as buses and other motor vehicles.

Cross-References for NAICS Code 48511

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 48511. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Providing scenic and sightseeing transportation–are classified in Industry 48711, Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land;
  • Providing support services to transit and ground transportation–are classified in Industry Group 4884, Support Activities for Road Transportation; and
  • Providing interurban and rural bus transportation–are classified in Industry 48521, Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 48511

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 48511. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Bus line, local (except mixed mode)
  • Bus services, urban and suburban (except mixed mode)
  • Bus transit systems (except mixed mode)
  • Cable car systems (except mixed mode), commuter
  • City bus services (except mixed mode)
  • Commuter bus operation (except mixed mode)
  • Commuter rail systems (except mixed mode)
  • Commuter transit systems, mixed mode (e.g., bus, commuter rail, subway combination)
  • Light rail systems (except mixed mode), commuter
  • Local bus services (except mixed mode)
  • Local passenger rail systems (except mixed mode)
  • Local transit systems, mixed mode (e.g., bus, commuter rail, subway combinations)
  • Mixed mode transit systems (e.g., bus, commuter rail, subway combinations)
  • Monorail transit systems (except mixed mode), commuter
  • Rail transportation (except mixed mode), commuter
  • Railway systems (except mixed mode), commuter
  • Street railway systems (except mixed mode), commuter
  • Suburban bus line services (except mixed mode)
  • Suburban commuter rail systems (except mixed mode)
  • Suburban transit systems, mixed mode (e.g., bus, commuter rail, subway combinations)
  • Subway systems (except mixed mode), commuter
  • Tramway systems (except mixed mode), commuter
  • Transit systems, mixed mode (e.g., bus, commuter rail, subway combinations)
  • Trolley systems (except mixed mode), commuter
  • Urban bus line services (except mixed mode)
  • Urban commuter rail systems (except mixed mode)
  • Urban transit systems, mixed mode (e.g., bus, commuter rail, subway combinations)

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 48-49: Transportation and Warehousing
    • Subsector 485: Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
      • Industry Group 4851: Urban Transit Systems
        • Industry 48511: Urban Transit Systems (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 485111: Mixed Mode Transit Systems
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 485112: Commuter Rail Systems
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 485113: Bus and Other Motor Vehicle Transit Systems
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 485119: Other Urban Transit Systems

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