List of railway companies


List of railway companies

This is a list of the world's railway operating companies listed alphabetically by continent and country. This list includes companies operating both now and in the past.

Note also that in some countries, the railway operating bodies are not companies, but are government departments or authorities. Historically in some countries, over a period of time, it has gone from Railway Company, then Nationalised to Government Railways, then reverted to Railway Company as operators of the railways.

Particularly in Europe, with privatisations in the 1980s and the separation of the track ownership and management from running the trains, there are now many track-only companies and train-only companies.

Africa

Railway unions:

*Union of African Railways (UAR)
*Southern African Railway Association (SARA), which represents:
**CFB (Benguela railway, in Angola)
**Botswana Railways
**Caminhos de Ferro de Moçambique (CFM) (Mozambique Railway)
**Malawi Railways
**TransNamib
**Swaziland Railway
**TAZARA (Tanzania/Zambia Railway Authority)
**Zambia Railways
**National Railways of Zimbabwe
**Tanzania Railways Corporation
**Central East African Railway in Malawi
**Beitbridge Bulawayo Railway
**Metrorail (South Africa)
**Spoornet (South-Africa)

flag|Algeria

*Algerian Railways (SNTF)

flag|Angola

*Benguela Railway
*Namibe Railway
*Luanda Railway
*Gunza-Gabala line

flag|Benin

*Benin Railways (OCBN)

flag|Botswana

*Botswana Railways (BR)

flag|Burkina Faso

*Abidjan-Niger Railway (SITARAIL

flag|Côte d'Ivoire

*Abidjan-Niger Railway (SITARAIL)

flag|Cameroon

*Cameroon National Railways Authority (REGIFERCAM)

flag|Republic of the Congo

*Congo-Ocean Railway (CFCO)

flag|Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire)

Due to civil war, a good portion of the railway system of the Dem Rep of Congo is not presently functioning)
*Congo Railway Company (CNC)
*Matadi-Kinshasa Railway

flag|Djibouti

*Imperial Railway Company of Ethiopia

flag|Egypt

*Egyptian Railways

flag|Ethiopia

*Imperial Railway Company of Ethiopia

flag|Eritrea

*Eritrean Railway

flag|Gabon

*Gabon State Railways (OCTRA)

flag|Ghana

*Ghana Railways & Ports (GRP) (Ghana's rail system is largely derelict)
*Ghana Railway Company

flag|Guinea

*Guinea Railway

flag|Kenya

*Kenya Railways
*Rift Valley Railways Consortium

flag|Lesotho

*South African Railways (SAS/SAR)

flag|Liberia

*Bong Mining Co
*Lamgo JV Operating Co

flag|Libya

flag|Madagascar

*Madagascar Railways

flag|Malawi

*Malawi Railways LTD (Central East African Railway)

flag|Mali

*Dakar-Niger Railway

flag|Mauritania

*S.N.I.M.

flag|Morocco

*Office National des Chemins de Fer (ONCF) : "national railway office".

flag|Mozambique

*Mozambique State Railways
*Beira Railroad Corporation

flag|Namibia

* [http://www.transnamib.com.na/transnamib_web/html/frame.htm TransNamib]

flag|Nigeria

*Nigerian Railway Corporation

flag|Senegal

*Dakar-Niger Railway

flag|South Africa

*South African Railways (SAS/SAR)
*Metrorail
*Shosholoza Meyl

flag|Sudan

*Sudan Railways
*Gezira Light Railway

flag|Swaziland

*Swazi Rail

flag|Tanzania

*Tanzania Railways Corporation
*TAZARA Railway

flag|Togo

*Togo Railways (RCFT)
*Although Togo has railways in place, no trains have run on them for many years.

flag|Tunisia

*Tunisian National Railways (SNCFT)

flag|Uganda

*Rift Valley Railways Consortium
*Uganda Railways Corporation

flag|Zambia

*Zambia Railways
*TAZARA Railway
*Mulobezi Railway
*Maamba Colliery Railway
*Njanji Commuter Line

flag|Zimbabwe

*National Railways of Zimbabwe
*MetroRail
*Beitbridge Bulawayo Railway
*Mashonarail
*Musasiwe
*Majanjiakanaka(There are no railways in Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Equatorial Guinea, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritius, Niger, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Seychelles, and Somalia.)

Asia

flag|Afghanistan

* (Afghanistan has only 24.6 km of railway which are railheads from neighbouring countries). Iran and Turkmenistan plan to help Afghanistan build a rail network that would enable Iran and Turkey to link up with Central Asia. [http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20071020/wl_nm/afghan_conference_dc]

flag|Bangladesh

*Bangladesh Railway

flag|Burma

*Union of Burma Railways

China

flag|People's Republic of China

*Rail transport in the People's Republic of China
*flag|Hong Kong
**MTR Corporation Limited

flag|Republic of China (Taiwan)

*Taiwan Railway Administration
*Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation
*Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation

flag|India

*Indian Railways

flag|Indonesia

*PT Kereta Api (Persero)

flag|Iran

*Islamic Republic of Iran Railways

flag|Iraq

*Iraqi Republic Railways (IRR)

flag|Israel

*Israel Railways

flag|Japan

flag|Jordan

*Hedjaz - Jordanian railway

flag|Kazakhstan

*Qazaqstan Temir Zholy (Kazakhstan railways)

flag|South Korea

* passenger/freight train
** Korail
* passenger train
** AREX
* subway
** Busan Transportation Corporation
** Daegu Metropolitan Subway Corporation
** Daejeon Express Transti Corporation
** Gwangju Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corporation
** Incheon Rapid Transit Corporation
** Korail
** Seoul Metro
** Seoul Metro Line 9
** Seoul Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corporation
** Shin Bundang Line Corporation
** Yongin Light Rail Corporation
* track management
** Korea Rail Network Authority

flag|North Korea

*Korean Railways (KL)

flag|Lebanon

*Lebanon State Railways

flag|Malaysia

*Keretapi Tanah Melayu (Malaysian Railway)
*Rapid KL Light Rail Operator in Kuala Lumpur
*Express Rail Link Sdn. Bhd.
*KL Monorail

flag|Nepal

*Nepal Government Railway
*Janakpur Railway

flag|Pakistan

* Pakistan Railways (PR)
* Karachi Circular Railway (KCR)

flag|Philippines

*Philippine National Railways
*Manila Light Rail Transit System
*Manila Metro Rail Transit System

flag|Saudi Arabia

*Saudi Railways Organization

flag|Sri Lanka

*Sri Lanka Government Railway

flag|Syria

*Syrian Railways
*Hedjaz Railway

flag|Thailand

*State Railway of Thailand
*Bangkok Skytrain (BTS, Bangkok Mass Transit: sky train operator)
*Bangkok Metro (BMCL, Bangkok Metro Company Limited: underground train operator)

flag|Vietnam

*Vietnam Railways

Oceania

flag|Australia

flag|New Zealand

* New Zealand Railways Department NZR or NZGR (to 1981)
* New Zealand Railways Corporation (Now trading as ONTRACK)
* New Zealand Rail Limited (Defunct, renamed Tranz Rail in 1996)
* Tranz Rail (Defunct, brought out by Toll Holdings in 2003)
* Toll Rail
* Veolia (New Zealand)
* Taieri Gorge Railway
* Dun Mountain Railway (to 1870s)
* Kaitangata Line
* New Zealand Midland Railway Company (to 1890s)
* Sanson Tramway (to 1945)
* Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company (to 1908)

Europe

flag|Albania

*HSH (Albanian Railways - Hekurudha e Shqipërisë)

flag|Austria

*ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways - Österreichische Bundesbahnen, till 1938 called BBÖ)
*StLB (Styrian Provincial Railways - Steiermärkische Landesbahnen)
*MBS (Montafonerbahn Schruns, from Bludenz to Schruns)
*GKB (Graz-Köflacher Eisenbahn)
*LTE (Logistik- und Transport GmbH)

flag|Belarus

* Belarusian Railway - _be. БЧ, Беларуская Чыгунка, _ru. Белорусская железная дорога [http://www.rw.by/ Belarusian Railway website]

flag|Belgium

*NMBS/SNCB (Belgian National Railways - Nationale Maatschappij der Belgische Spoorwegen / Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Belges), abbreviated in Dutch/French.
*Dillen & Le Jeune Cargo NV

flag|Bosnia-Herzegovina

*ŽFBH (Railways of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina - Željeznice Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine)
*ŽRS (Railways of Republika Srpska - Željeznice Republike Srpske)

flag|Bulgaria

*BDZh (Bulgarian State Railways - Български Държавни Железници, Bâlgarski Dârzhavni Zheleznitsi)

flag|Croatia

*HŽ (Croatian Railways - Hrvatske željeznice)

flag|Czech Republic

*SŽDC (Správa železniční dopravní cesty, s.o. - Railway Infrastructure Administration, state organization)
*ČD (České dráhy, a.s. - Czech Railways)
*ČDC (ČD Cargo, a.s.)
*JHMD (Jindřichohradecké místní dráhy - Jindřichův Hradec Local Railways)
*CXM (Connex Morava, a.s.)
*ODOS (Ostravská dopravní společnost, a.s.)
*OKDD (OKD, Doprava, a.s.)
*RT (Railtrans, s.r.o.)
*UNIDO (Unipetrol doprava, a.s.)
*VIA (Viamont, a.s.)
*VIA-C (Viamont cargo, a.s.)

flag|Denmark

*DSB (Danish State Railways - Danske Statsbaner)
*Arriva Danmark
*GDS/HFHJ (Gribskovbanen / Hillerød-Frederiksværk-Hundested Jernbane)
*HHJ (Odderbanen (Hads-Ning Herreders Jernbane))
*HL (Capital City Local Railways - Hovedstadens Lokalbaner)
*HTJ/OHJ (Høng-Tølløse Jernbane / Odsherreds Jernbane)
*LJ (Lollandsbanen)
*LN (Lille Nord)
*LNJ (Lyngby-Nærum Jernbane)
*NJ (North Jutland Railways - Nordjyske Jernbaner)
*ØSJS (Eastern Railway - Østbanen (Østsjællandske Jernbaneselskab))
*VLTJ (Lemvigbanen (Vemb-Lemvig-Thyborøn Jernbane)). A popular song about the railway by Danish band "Tørfisk" is simply called "VLTJ".
*VNJ (Western Railway - Vestbanen (Varde-Nørre Nebel Jernbane))

flag|Estonia

*CoalTerminalTrans Coal train operator to Muuga coal terminal (28.05.2006-31.12.2006)
*Edelaraudtee South-West Railway (passenger and freight; 1996-)
*Eesti Vabariigi Raudtee (EVR) Estonian Railways - Eesti Raudtee (privatized 2001, re-nationalized 2006-2007)
*Elektriraudtee Electric Railway (Tallinn suburban passenger railway) (1998-)
*GO Rail (named EVR Ekspress until 2006) Operator of the Tallinn–Moscow passenger service (1998-)
*Põlevkivi Raudtee Coal train operator to Narva Power Plants
*Raudteeinspektsioon (formerly Raudteeamet) Estonian Railway Inspectorate (regulator) (1999-)
*Spacecom Freight train operater (2004-)
*Westgate Transport (Transoil) Freight train operator

flag|Finland

*VR (VR Ltd -- VR Oy)
*Teollisuuden Raideliikenne Oy
*Pääkaupunkiseudun Junakalusto Oy

flag|France

*Chemin de Fer de Paris à Orléans
*CFP (Chemins de Fer de Provence (operating narrow-gauge trains Nice-Digne))
*Chemins de Fer du Calvados
*Chemin de Fer du Midi
*Compagnie du Chemin de Fer d'Orléans à Rouen
*Compagnie du Chemin de Fer de Caen à la Mer
*Chemin de fer de La Mure
*Eurotunnel
*SNCF (French National Railways - Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français)
**Chemins de fer de l'Est
**Chemin de Fer de l'État
**Chemins de Fer de l'Ouest
**Chemin de Fer du Nord
**Chemins de fer de Paris à Lyon et à la Méditerranée
**Chemin de Fer de Paris à Orléans et du Midi
*RATP (Paris Transport Authority - Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens)

flag|Germany

*Deutsche Bahn (DB AG - German Railways 1992-)

Passenger railways

* ABELLIO - ABELLIO GmbH
* ABG - Anhaltische Bahn Gesellschaft mbH (?)
* AKN - AKN Eisenbahn AG
* ALEX - Allgäu-Express
* AVG - Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
* BBG - Bahnbetriebsgesellschaft Stauden mbH
* BKD - Borkumer Kleinbahn und Dampfschiffahrt GmbH
* BLB - Burgenlandbahn GmbH
* BayOB - Bayerische Oberlandbahn GmbH
* BOB - Bodensee-Oberschwaben-Bahn GmbH
* BSB - Breisgau-S-Bahn-Gesellschaft
* BSEG - Brohltal Schmalspur-Eisenbahn Betriebs-GmbH
* BVO - Busverkehr Ober- und Westerzgebirge Bahn GmbH
* BZB - Bayerische Zugspitzbahn AG
* CBC - City Bahn Chemnitz GmbH &
* Chiemsee-Bahn
* CS - Connex Sachsen GmbH
* DBG - Döllnitzbahn GmbH [http://www.doellnitzbahn.de/index1024.html]
* Drachenfelsbahn - Bergbahnen im Siebengebirge AG
* EGB - DBAG Erzgebirgsbahn
* EIB - Erfurter Industriebahn GmbH
* Eurobahn - Rhenus Keolis GmbH & Co. KG
* EVB - Eisenbahnen und Verkehrsbetriebe Elbe-Weser GmbH
* FEG - Freiberger Eisenbahngesellschaft mbH
* FKE - Frankfurt-Königsteiner Eisenbahn AG
* GVG - Georgs-Verkehrs-GmbH
* HEX - HarzElbeExpress (Connex Sachsen-Anhalt GmbH)
* HLB - Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
* HSB - Harzer Schmalspurbahnen
* HSB - Heidelberger Straßen- und Bergbahn AG
* HTB - Hellertalbahn GmbH
* HzL - Hohenzollerische Landesbahn AG
* IL - Inselbahn Langeoog Inselbahn Langeoog
* KHB - DBAG Kurhessenbahn
* KML - Kreisbahn Mansfelder Land GmbH
* MBB - Mecklenburgische Bäderbahn Molli GmbH&Co.
* ME - Metronom Eisenbahngesellschaft mbB
* MeBa - Mecklenburg Bahn GmbH
* NB - NordseeBahn
* NBE - Nordbahn Eisenbahngesellschaft mbH
* NEB - Niederbarnimer Eisenbahn
* NEG - NEG Niebüll mbH (former NVAG) (?)
* NOB - Nord-Ostsee-Bahn
* NWB - NordWestBahn
* OBS - DBAG Oberweißbacher Berg- und Schwarzatalbahn
* ODEG - Ostdeutsche Eisenbahn GmbH
* OEG - Oberrheinische Eisenbahngesellschaft AG
* OLA - Ostseeland-Verkehr GmbH (former MeBa/OME)
* OPB - Oberpfalzbahn
* OSB - Ortenau-S-Bahn
* PEG - Prignitzer Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft
* RBG - Regental Bahnbetriebe GmbH ("Länderbahn")
* RBK - Regionalbahn Kassel GmbH
* Regio-Bahn GmbH
* RHB - Rhein-Haardt-Bahn GmbH
* RNV - Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH
* RTB - Rurtalbahn GmbH & Co. KG (former DKB)
* RüKB - Rügensche Kleinbahn GmbH & Co.
* Saarbahn GmbH
* S-Bahn Berlin GmbH
* SBB - Schweizerische Bundesbahn GmbH
* SBE - Sächsisch-Böhmische Eisenbahn
* SHB - Schleswig-Holstein-Bahn GmbH
* SHG - S-Bahn Hamburg GmbH
* SOB - DBAG SüdostBayernBahn
* SOEG - Sächsisch-Oberlausitzer Eisenbahngesellschaft mbH
* SSB - Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen AG
* STB - Süd-Thüringen Bahn
* STE - Strausberger Eisenbahn GmbH
* SWEG - Südwestdeutsche Verkehrs AG
* TDR - Trans regio Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
* TE - Trossinger Eisenbahn
* UBB - Usedomer Bäderbahn
* VBG - Vogtlandbahn GmbH
* VBK - Verkehrsbetriebe Karlsruhe GmbH
* vectus - Vectus Verkehrsgesellschaft
* VIAS - VIAS GmbH (Odenwald-Bahn)
* WB - WestfalenBahn
* WEBA - Westerwaldbahn GmbH
* WEG - Württembergische Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft
* Wendelsteinbahn GmbH
* WFB - DBAG WestFrankenBahn
* ??? - Zahnradbahn, Stuttgart

Historic state railways

*Deutsche Bundesbahn (DB - German Federal Railways)
*Deutsche Reichsbahn (DR - East German Railways)
*Deutsche Reichsbahn-Gesellschaft (DRB - German State Railways 1920-45)

flag|Greece

*OSE (Greek Railways Organization - Οργανισμός Σιδηροδρόμων Ελλάδας, Organismós Sidirodrómon Elládas)
*SPAP (Peloponnese-Athens-Piraeus Railway)

flag|Hungary

*MÁV (Hungarian State Railways - Magyar Államvasutak)
*MMV (Hungarian Private Railways Limited - Magyar Magánvasút Zrt.)
*Floyd (Floyd Kft - Hungarian private rail undertaking)
*GySEV/ROeEE (Győr-Sopron-Ebenfurth Railway - Győr-Sopron-Ebenfurti Vasút / Raab-Oedenburg-Ebenfurter Eisenbahn - Hungaro-Austrian regional railway company)

flag|Iceland

*Apart from a short line used in the construction of Reykjavik harbour in the early 20th century, there have never been any railways in Iceland.

flag|Ireland

*Iarnród Éireann - Irish Rail, part of Córas Iompair Éireann (CIÉ)

flag|Italy

*Trenitalia (Passenger division of FS - see below)
*Ferrovia Circumetnea, narrow-gauge line around the vulcano Etna
*Ferrovia Circumvesuviana, narrow-gauge line around the vulcano Vesuvius
*Ferrovia del Bernina (railway of Bernina mounts)
*FS (Italian State Railways - Ferrovie italiane dello stato)
*Ferrovie del Sud Est, operates in almost all Puglia region
*Ferrovie Nord Milano, operates trains in and around Milan, Lombardy
*Trentino trasporti (railway Ferrovia Trento-Malè and bus company in the Province of Trento)

flag|Latvia

*LDz (Latvian Railway - Latvijas dzelzceļš)
**Pasažieru Vilciens (Passenger Train)

flag|Lithuania

*LG (Lithuanian Railways - Lietuvos geležinkeliai)
*ASG (Aukštaitija narrow gauge railways - Aukštaitijos siaurasis geležinkelis)

flag|Luxembourg

*CFL (Luxembourg Railways - Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois)

flag|Macedonia

*MZ (Macedonian Railways - Makedonski Zeleznici)

flag|Moldova

*CFM (Moldovan Railway - Calea Ferată din Moldova)

flag|Montenegro

*Railways of Montenegro (Railways of Montenegro - Željeznica Crne Gore)

flag|Netherlands

*NS (Dutch Railways - Nederlandse Spoorwegen)
*NoordNed known as "Arriva" from December 2005
*Syntus
*Veolia
*Connexxion
*DB Regionalbahn Westfalen

flag|Norway

*Norges Statsbaner (NSB, Norwegian State Railways)
*Jernbaneverket (infrastructure)
*CargoNet
*Chr. Salvesen & Chr. Thams's Communications Aktieselskab (defunct)
*Flytoget (Airport Express Train to Oslo Airport, Gardermoen)
*Hector Rail
*Malmtrafikk
*Norsk Hydro (defunct)
*NSB Anbud
*Ofotbanen
*SJ

flag|Poland

*Koleje Mazowieckie — (Rail Mazovia)
*PKP (Polish State Railways — Polskie Koleje Państwowe SA)
*SKM (Szybka Kolej Miejska — S-Bahn type service in Poland's Tricity region)
*PCC Rail Jaworzno Arriva Polska — Consortium of PCC Rail SA and Arriva Polska won auction of passenger rail service on diesel lines in Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship for 3 years (from december 2007)

flag|Portugal

*CP (Portuguese Railways - Caminhos de ferro portugueses); Since 2004: Portuguese Trains - Comboios de Portugal
*Fertagus (Portuguese Private Railway Operator)
*Comsa
*Takargo

flag|Romania

*CFR (National Railway Company - Compania Naţională de Căi Ferate "CFR")
*GFR (Grup Feroviar Roman - Romanian Railway Group)
*Unifertrans
*Servtrans

flag|Russia

*RZhD (Russian Railways - Российские железные дороги, Rossiskiye Zheleznye Dorogi)

flag|Serbia

*ŽS (Serbian Railways - Železnice Srbije)
*Beovoz Belgrade Underground railway

flag|Slovakia

* ŽSR (Železnice Slovenskej Republiky - The Railways of the Slovak Republic, infrastructure manager)
* ZSSK (Železničná Spoločnosť Slovensko, a.s., passenger transport operator)
* ZSSKC (Železničná Spoločnosť Cargo Slovakia, a.s., freight transport operator)
* BRKS (Bratislavská regionálna koľajová spoločnosť, a.s.)
* LTE (LTE Logistik a Transport Slovakia s.r.o.)
* SŽDS (Slovenská železničná dopravná spoločnosť, a.s.)

flag|Slovenia

* (Slovenian Railways - Slovenske železnice)
*Adria Transport, First private railway company in Slovenia

flag|Spain

*RENFE (Spanish National Railway Network - Red Nacional de los Ferrocarriles Españoles)
*FEVE (Narrow Gauge Railways - Ferrocarriles de Vía Estrecha)
*EuskoTren (Basque Railways - Eusko Trenbideak)
*FGC (Catalonian Government Railways - Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya)
*FGV (Valencian Government Railways - Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat Valenciana)
*FS (Sóller Railway - Ferrocarril de Sóller)
*SFM (Majorcan Railway Services - Serveis Ferroviaris de Mallorca)

flag|Sweden

*Arlanda Express
* Bergslagernas Järnvägar
*BK Tåg
*Connex Tåg
*Green Cargo
*SJ (State Railways - Statens Järnvägar)
*Tågkompaniet

flag|Switzerland

"See also:" Swiss railroads, List of railway companies in Switzerland
*AB (Appenzeller Bahnen, )
**RHB (Rorschach-Heiden-Bahn)
**TB (Trogenerbahn, )
*ASm (Aare Seeland mobil)
*BC (Blonay-Chamby)
*BDWM (BDWM Transport AG), merger of
**BD (Bremgarten-Dietikon-Bahn)
**WM (Wohlen-Meisterschwanden-Bahn)
*BLM (Bergbahn Lauterbrunnen-Mürren)
*BLS (BLS AG), merger of
**BLS (Bern - Lötschberg - Simplon bahn)
**RM (Regionalverkehr Mittelland AG )
***EBT (Emmental-Burgdorf-Thun Bahn )
*BLT (Baselland Transport, )
*BOB (Berner Oberland Bahnen), also owns
**SPB (Schynige Platte Bahn)
*BRB (Brienz Rothorn Bahn)
*BVB (Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe)
*CIS (Cisalpino), Train operating company
*CJ (Chemins de fer du Jura )
*Db (Dolderbahn, Zürich)
*DFB (Dampfbahn Furka-Bergstrecke)
*DVZO (Dampfbahnverein Zürcher Oberland), preserved line ex-SBB
*FART (Ferrovie autolinee regionali ticinesi)
*FB (Forchbahn)
*FLP (Ferrovia Lugano-Ponte Tresa)
*FW (Frauenfeld-Wil-Bahn )
*GGB (Gornergrat-Monte Rosa-Bahnen)
*JB (Jungfraubahn)
*KLB (Kriens-Luzern-Bahn), short freight line
*LEB (Chemin de fer Lausanne-Echallens-Bercher)
*LO (Métro Lausanne-Ouchy)
*MBC (Transports de la région Morges-Bière-Cossonay), was before
**BAM (Chemin de fer Bière-Apples-Morges )
*MG (Monte Generoso Railway)
*MGB (Matterhorn-Gotthard-Bahn (merger between FO and BVZ)
**BVZ (BVZ Zermatt-Bahn ex Brig - Visp - Zermatt Bahn)
**FO (Furka-Oberalp-Bahn)
*MIB (Meiringen-Innertkirchen Bahn), owned by KWO (Kraftwerke Oberhasli)
*MOB (Chemin de fer Montreux-Oberland Bernois)
*MVR (Transports Montreux-Vevey-Riviera (MVR), (merger of MTGN, CEV and some cable cars))
**CEV (Chemins de fer électriques Veveysans)
**MGN (Montreux-Glion-Rochers de Naye)
*NStCM (Chemin de fer Nyon-St-Cergue-Morez )
*OeBB (Oensingen-Balsthal-Bahn)
*PB (Pilatusbahn)
*RB (Rigi-Bahnen)
**VRB (Vitznau-Rigi-Bahn (see "Rigi-Bahnen"))
*RBS (Regionalverkehr Bern-Solothurn, )
*RhB (Rhätische Bahn / Viafier retica)
*RiT (Riffelalp Tramway)
*SBB-CFF-FFS (Swiss Federal Railways - Schweizerische Bundesbahnen - Chemins de fer fédéraux - Ferrovie federali svizzere)
*SEFT (Società Esercizio Ferroviario Turistico operating Ferrovia Mesolcinese)
*SOB (Schweizerische Südostbahn AG )
**BT (Bodensee Toggenburg Bahn)
*ST (Sursee-Triengen railway)
*SVB (Städtische Verkehrsbetriebe Bern, "Bernmobil", )
*SZU (Sihltal Zürich Uetliberg Bahn, )
*THURBO (THURBO), passenger operation, also successor of
**MThB (Mittelthurgau-Bahn)
*TMR (Transports de Martigny et Régions)
**MC (Martigny-Châtelard )
**MO (Martigny-Orsières)
*TN (Transports publics du littoral neuchatelois)
*TPC (Transports Publics du Chablais (merger of AL, AOMC, ASD and VB)
**AL (Aigle-Leysin Bahn (see "TPC"))
**AOMC (Aigle-Ollon-Monthey-Champéry (see "TPC"))
**ASD (Aigle-Sépey-Diablerets (see "TPC"))
**BVB (Bex-Villars-Bretaye) (see "TPC")
*TPF (Transports publics Fribourgeois)
**GFM (Chemins der fer Fribourgeios (Gruyére-Friburg-Morat))
*TPG (Transports Publics Genevois)
*TRAVYS (Transports Vallée de Joux - Yverdon-les-Bains - Ste-Croix)
**OC (Orbe-Chavornay)
**PBr (Chemin de fer Pont-Brassus)
**YSC (Chemin de fer Yverdon - Ste-Croix)
*TRN (TRN SA for "Transports publics neuchâtelois")
*TSOL (société du tramway du sud-ouest lausannois S.A.)
*VBG (Verkehrsbetriebe Glattal)
*VBZ (Verkehrsbetriebe Zürich)
*WAB (Wengernalpbahn)
*WB (Waldenburgerbahn, )
*WSB (Wynental- und Suhrentalbahn)
*ZB Zentralbahn (2005 merger of the Luzern-Stans-Engelberg-Bahn and SBB Bruenigbahn)
**LSE (Luzern-Stans-Engelberg-Bahn)

flag|Turkey

*Turkish State Railways (TCDD - Turkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Demiryolları)

flag|Ukraine

*UZ (Ukrainian Railway - Укрзалізниця, Ukrzaliznytsya)

flag|United Kingdom

*Eurotunnel
*See "List of companies operating trains in the United Kingdom".
*London Underground
*Northern Ireland Railways
*British Rail (1948-1996)
*List of British heritage and private railways

North America

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flag|Mexico

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South America and Central America

flag|Argentina

*Ferrocarriles Argentinos (FA) (Argentine Railways - privatized in 1993 and broken up into several enterprises):

Freight operators

*Railroad Development Corporation or América Latina Logística - (ALL) [http://www.all-logistica.com.ar] Operates the former San Martín ( [http://www.rrdc.com/op_argentina_all_central.html ALL Central] RailGauge|1676|al=off|lk=on Broad gauge) and Urquiza ( [http://www.rrdc.com/op_argentina_all_meso.html ALL Mesopotámica] RailGauge|sg|al=on|lk=on) divisions of FA.
*Belgrano Cargas - (BC) Operates the former Belgrano division of the FA.
*Ferrosur Roca - (FR) [http://www.ferrosur.com.ar] Operates most of the former Roca division of FA.
*Nuevo Central Argentino - (NCA) [http://www.nca.com.ar] Operates former Mitre division of FA.
*Ramal Ferro Industrial Rio Turbio - (RFIRT) Operates the Rio Turbio-Rio Gallegos narrow gauge coal line.

Buenos Aires suburban operators

*Ferrovías - [http://www.ferrovias.com.ar] operates services over Linea Belgrano Norte.
*Metrovias - [http://www.metrovias.com.ar] operates services over Linea Urquiza and also operates the Buenos Aires Metro.
*Tren de la Costa - [http://www.trendelacosta.com.ar/] operates a light rail line between Maipu station and Tigre.
*Trenes de Buenos Aires (TBA) [http://www.tbanet.com.ar] operates services over Linea Sarmiento and Linea Mitre.
*Unidad de Gestión Operativa Ferroviaria de Emergencia (UGOFE) [http://www.ugofe.com.ar/] operates services over Linea San Martín, Linea Roca and Linea Belgrano Sur previously run by Metropolitano.

Long distance and regional passenger operators

*América Latina Logística (ALL) [http://www.all-logistica.com.ar] operates passenger services between Basavilbaso and Concordia in Entre Rios Province.
*Ferrobaires (FB) [http://www.ferrobaires.gba.gov.ar] operates passenger services in Buenos Aires Province.
*Ferrocentral operates passenger services Buenos Aires-Rosario-Cordoba, Buenos Aires-Rosario-Tucumán and Cordoba-Villa Maria.
*Servicios Ferroviarios del Chaco (SEFECHA) operates Resistencia suburban services and regional trains in Chaco Province.
*Trenes de Buenos Aires (TBA) [http://www.tbanet.com.ar] operates passenger services between Buenos Aires, Rosario and Santa Fé.
*Trenes Especiales Argentinos (TEA) [http://www.trenesdellitoral.com.ar] operates passenger services Buenos Aires-Concordia-Monte Caseros-Posadas.
*Servicios Ferroviarios Patagónico [http://www.trenpatagonico-sa.com.ar] operates passenger services in Rio Negro Province.

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* (There are no longer any railways in Belize)
* Stann Creek Railway (closed in 1937 - see Rail transport in Belize)

flag|Bolivia

*Empresa Nacional de Ferrocarriles (ENFER) (Bolivia National Railways, 1996 split and partly privatized)
*Empresa Ferroviaria Andina (FCA) (Western railway network)
*Ferroviaria Oriental S.A. (FO) (Eastern railway network, 50% owned by Genesee & Wyoming) [http://www.ferroviariaoriental.com]

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*Rede Ferroviária Federal SA (RFFSA) (Brazilian Federal Railways, (Privatized in 1998 and broken up in several enterprises):
*América Latina Logística SA (ALL)
*MRS Logística (MRS)
*Ferrovia Centro Atlântica (FCA) (Controlled by Vale do Rio Doce)
*Companhia Ferroviária do Nordeste (CFN) (Controlled by Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional)
*Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos (CPTM) (the state owned company responsible for the commuter trains in the state of São Paulo)
*Supervia(It is the privately owned company responsible for the commuter trains in the state of Rio de Janeiro)
* Companhia Brasileira de Trens Urbanos (CBTU) (the state owned company responsible for the commuter trains in several states)
*Ferronorte (controlled by Brasil Ferrovias holding, from 2006 to holdding was bought by the company América Latina Logística SA (ALL))
*Novoeste (controlled by Brasil Ferrovias holding, from 2006 to holdding was bought by the company América Latina Logística SA (ALL)))
*Ferroban (controlled by Brasil Ferrovias holding, from 2006 to holdding was bought by the company América Latina Logística SA (ALL)))

Those lines were ever privately owned:
*Estrada de Ferro Vitória a Minas (EFVM) (Controlled by Vale do Rio Doce)
*Estrada de Ferro Carajás (EFC) (Controlled by Vale do Rio Doce)

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*Empresa de los Ferrocarriles del Estado (EFE) [http://www.efe.cl Chilean State Railways]
* [http://www.fepasa.cl/ FEPASA, Chilean Freight Operation Concession on the broad gauge lines in the south]
* TRANSAP, Chilean Freight Operation Concession on the broad gauge lines in the south
* [http://www.ferronor.cl/ FERRONOR, Chilean Freight Operation Concession on the meter gauge lines in the north]
* FCALP, Chilean Freight Operation Concession on the meter gauge lines in the north
* [http://www.FCAB.cl/ FCAB, Chilean Freight Operation Private company on the meter gauge lines in the north]

flag|Colombia

*Ferrocarriles Nacionales de Colombia (National Railways of Colombia)

flag|Costa Rica

*Instituto Costarricense del Ferrocarril (INCOFER)
*National Atlantic Railroad
*Pacific Electric Railroad

flag|Cuba

*Ferrocarriles Nacionales de Cuba (Cuban National Railways)

flag|Ecuador

*Empresa de Nacional Ferrocarriles del Estado (Ecuador State Railways)

flag|Guatemala

*Ferrocarriles de Guatemala (FEGUA) (Guatemala Railway) - see Rail transport in Guatemala

flag|Guyana

flag|Honduras

*Ferrocarril Nacional de Honduras
*Vaccaro Railway
*Tela RailroadHere are some pictures and information on Ferrocarril Nacional de Honduras http://www.fahrplancenter.com/FCNacionalHondurasEntry.html

flag|Jamaica

*Jamaica Railway Corporation (See Transport in Jamaica)

flag|Nicaragua

* (There are no longer any railways in Nicaragua)
*Ferrocarril del Pacifico de Nicaragua (Pacific Railway of Nicaragua)see some pictures on http://www.fahrplancenter.com/NicaraguaTitel.html

flag|Panama

*Panama Canal Railway Company
*Chiriqui National Railroad

flag|Paraguay

*Ferrocarril Presidente Carlos Antonio Lopez (President Carlos Antonio Lopez Railway)

flag|Peru

*Empresa Nacional de Ferrocarriles del Peru (ENAFER) (Peruvian National Railways)

flag|El Salvador

*Ferrocarriles Nacionales del Salvador ( [http://www.fenadesal.gob.sv/ventajas.php FENADESAL] ) (National Railways of El Salvador)

flag|Suriname

*Suriname Government Railway

flag|Uruguay

*Administación de Ferrocarriles del Estado (AFE) [http://www.afe.com.uy] (State Railways Administration).

flag|Venezuela

*Instituto Autónomo de Ferrocarriles del Estado (IAFE) [http://www.iafe.gov.ve] (Venezuela National Railways)

See also

* List of countries by rail transport network size
* Transportation by country

External links

* [http://jwr.janes.com/public/jwr/index.shtml Jane's World Railways] (hard copy)


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