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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 both operating now and in the past.

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




  • Belgium
    • SNCB/NMBS[?] (Belgian National Railways - Societe nationale des chemins de fer belges/Nationale Maatschappij den Belgische Spoorwegen)

  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
    • ZBH[?] (Railways of Bosnia-Herzegovina - Zeljeznice Bosne i Hercegovina)
    • ZRS[?] (Railways of Republika Srpska - Zeljeznice Republika Srpske)

  • Bulgaria
    • BDZ[?] (Bulgarian State Railways - Bulgarski Durzhavni Zheleznitsi)

  • Finland
    • VR (Finnish State Railways -- Valtionrautatiet)

  • Greece
    • OSE[?] (Greek Railways Organisation - Organismos Sididromon Elleniki)

  • Hungary
    • GySEV[?] (Gyor - Sopron - Ebenfurth Railway - Gyor-Sopron-Ebenfurti Vasut)
    • MAV[?] (Hungarian State Railways -- Magyar Allamvasutak vezerigazgatosaga)

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

  • Norway
    • NSB[?] (Norwegian State Railways - Norges Statsbaner)

  • Poland
    • PKP[?] (Polish State Railways - Polskie Koleje Panstwowe)

  • Portugal
    • CP (Portuguese Railways - Caminhos de ferro portugueses)

  • Russia
    • RZhD[?] (Russian State Railway - Rossiskoye Zhelezniki Dogor')

  • Slovakia
    • ZSR[?] (Slovak Republic Railways - Zeleznice Slovenskej Republiky)

  • Spain
    • RENFE (Spanish National Railways - Red nacional de los ferrocarriles espanoles)
    • FEVE (Narrow Gauge Railways - Ferrocarriles de Vía Estrecha)
    • EuskoTren
    • FGC (Railways of Catalonia - Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya)
    • FGV (Railways of Valenciana - Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat Valenciana)
    • FS (Railway of Soller - Ferrocarril de Soller)
    • SFM (Railways of Majorca - Serveis Ferroviaris de Mallorca)

North America

See Also Railroads of the United States of America

South America & Central America

See also: Transportation by country, Lists_of_companies

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