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List of railway companies

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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.

See also Rail transport by country.

Contents

Africa

Railway unions:

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

Railway companies:

  • Morocco
    • Moroccan Railways l'Office National des Chemins de Fer (ONCF) [1] (http://www.oncf.org.ma/pratiques/nos-gares/nos-gares.htm).



(There are no railways in Central African Republic, Chad, Niger)

Asia

  • Afghanistan
    • (Afghanistan has only 24.6 km of railwaygauge)

Australasia

Europe

  • Albania
    • HSh (Albanian Railways - Hekurudha e Shqiperise)
  • Austria
    • ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways - Österreichische Bundesbahnen)
    • BBÖ (Austrian Federal Railway - Bundesbahn Österreich (to 1938))
    • StLB (Styrian Provincial Railways - Steiermärkische Landesbahnen)
    • MBS (Montafonerbahn Schruns, from Bludenz to Schruns)
  • Belarus
    • BCh (Belarusan Railway - Belaruskaya Chyhunka)
  • Belgium
    • NMBS/SNCB (Belgian National Railways - Nationale Maatschappij der Belgische Spoorwegen / Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Belges)
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
    • ŽFBH (Railways of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina - Željeznice Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine)
    • ŽRS (Railways of Republika Srpska - Željeznice Republike Srpske)
  • Bulgaria
    • BDZh (Bulgarian State Railways - Bâlgarski Dârzhavni Zheleznitsi)
  • Croatia
    • (Croatian Railways - Hrvatske željeznice)
  • Denmark
    • DSB (Danish State Railways - De Danske Statsbaner)
    • Arriva Danmark
    • GDS/HFHJ (Gribskovbanen / Hillerřd-Frederiksvćrk-Hundested Jernbane)
    • HHJ (Odderbanen (Hads-Ning Herreders Jernbane))
    • HL (Capital City Local Railways - Hovedstadens Lokalbaner)
    • HTJ/OHJ (Hřng-Třllřse Jernbane / Odsherreds Jernbane)
    • LJ (Lollandsbanen)
    • LN (Lille Nord)
    • LNJ (Lyngby-Nćrum Jernbane)
    • NJ (North Jutland Railways - Nordjyske Jernbaner)
    • ŘSJS (Eastern Railway - Řstbanen (Řstsjćllandske Jernbaneselskab))
    • VLTJ (Lemvigbanen (Vemb-Lemvig-Thyborřn Jernbane))
    • VNJ (Western Railway - Vestbanen (Varde-Nřrre Nebel Jernbane))
  • Estonia
    • Raudteeamet Estonian Railway Administration (regulator) (founded 1999)
    • EVR Estonian Railways - Eesti Raudtee (privatised 2001)
    • Edelaraudtee South-West Railway (1996-)
    • Elektriraudtee Electric Railway (Tallinn suburban railway) (1998-)
  • France
    • CFP (Chemins de Fer de Provence (operating narrow-gauge trains Nice-Digne))
    • Eurotunnel
    • SNCF (French National Railways - Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français)
    • RATP (Paris Transport Authority - Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens)
  • Greece
    • OSE (Greek Railways Organization - Organismós Sidiródromon Éllados)
    • SPAP (Peloponnese-Athens-Piraeus Railway)
  • Hungary
    • MÁV (Hungarian State Railways - Magyar Államvasutak)
    • GySEV (Győr-Sopron-Ebenfurth Railway - Győr-Sopron-Ebenfurti Vasút)
  • 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.
  • Latvia
    • LDz (Latvian Railway - Latvijas dzelzceļš)
  • Lithuania
    • LG (Lithuanian Railways - Lietuvos geležinkeliai)
  • Luxembourg
    • CFL (Luxembourg Railways - Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois)
  • Macedonia
    • MZ (Macedonian Railways - Makedonski zeleznici)
  • Moldova
    • CFM (Moldovan Railway - Calea Ferată din Moldova)
  • Norway
    • NSB (Norwegian State Railways - Norges Statsbaner)
    • UHB (Urskog-Hřlandsbanen - UHB)
  • Poland
    • PKP (Polish State Railways - Polskie Koleje Państwowe)
  • Portugal
    • CP (Portuguese Railways - Caminhos de ferro portugueses)
  • Romania
    • CFR (National Railway Company - Compania Naţională de Căi Ferate "CFR")
  • Russia
    • RZhD (Russian Railways - Rossiskiye Zheleznye Dorogi)
  • Slovakia
    • ŽSSK (Railway Company plc - Železničná spoločnosť, a.s.)
    • ŽSR (Slovak Republic Railways - Železnice Slovenskej republiky)
  • Slovenia
    • (Slovenian Railways - Slovenske železnice)
  • Ukraine
    • UZ (Ukrainian Railway - Ukrzaliznytsya)

North America

Canada

See list of Canadian railways.

Mexico

United States

For railroads that are currently operating, see list of United States railroads
For railroads that no longer operate, see list of defunct United States railroads

South America and Central America

See also

nl:Lijst van spoorwegondernemingen sv:Lista över järnvägsbolag

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