China Railway Corporation
Rail freight transport
|Predecessor(s)||Ministry of Railways|
|Founded||14 March 2013|
|Key people||Sheng Guangzu (General manager)|
other related services
|Total assets||CN¥ 4.663 trillion (2013)|
|Owner(s)||Government of China
State Railways Administration
|Employees||2.0456 million (2013)|
China Railway Corporation or CR (Chinese: 中国铁路总公司; pinyin: Zhongguo Tielu Zǒnggōngsī) is the national railway operator of the People's Republic of China, under the Ministry of Transport. It previously was part of the now defunct Ministry of Railways.
China Railways operates rail commuter and freight transport via several smaller companies. China Railways previously had its own police force and court system, which was unique among the world's railways.
Bureaux and companies
There are 16 bureaux and 5 companies under China Railway. As of 2008, approximately 2 million people work in China Railway.
|Business||Bureau or Company||Provinces of operation||Regions of operation|
|Passenger||Harbin Railway Bureau||Northeastern Inner Mongolia, Heilongjiang||Northeast China|
|Shenyang Railway Bureau||Liaoning, Jilin, eastern Inner Mongolia (Hulunbuir),
southern Heilongjiang, northeastern Hebei
|Beijing Railway Bureau||Beijing, Hebei, Tianjin, western Shandong,
northern Henan, eastern Shanxi
|Hohhot Railway Bureau||Inner Mongolia|
|Taiyuan Railway Bureau||Shanxi|
|Jinan Railway Bureau||Shandong|
|Shanghai Railway Bureau||Shanghai, Jiangsu, Anhui, Zhejiang||East China|
|Nanchang Railway Bureau||Jiangxi, Fujian, parts of Hubei and Hunan||Southeast China|
|Guangzhou Railway Group Co., Ltd.||Guangdong, Hunan, Hainan||South China|
|Nanning Railway Bureau||Guangxi, western Guangdong|
|Wuhan Railway Bureau||Hubei, southern Henan||Central China|
|Zhengzhou Railway Bureau||Henan, Shanxi|
|Chengdu Railway Bureau||Sichuan, Chongqing, Guizhou, parts of Yunnan and Hubei||Southwest China|
|Kunming Railway Bureau||Yunnan, parts of Sichuan and Guizhou|
|Qinghai-Tibet Railway Group Co., Ltd.||Tibet|
|Lanzhou Railway Bureau||Gansu, Ningxia, parts of Inner Mongolia|
|Ürümqi Railway Bureau||Xinjiang, parts of Gansu|
|Xi'an Railway Bureau||Shaanxi, Sichuan|
|Freight||China Railway Special Cargo Service Co., Ltd.
|China Railway Express Co., Ltd.
|China Railway Container Transport Co., Ltd.
- Rail transport in China
- China Railway High-speed
- Rail transport in the People's Republic of China
- Passenger rail transport in China
- High-speed rail in China
- Guangshen railway
- Kowloon-Canton Railway (now MTR)
- Beijing-Shanghai Express Railway
- Jingjiu railway
Notes an references
- "China Railways carry 453 mn passengers Jan-March". Indo Asian News Service. April 8, 2012. Retrieved July 5, 2012.
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