China Railways

China Railways
China Railways


System map
China Railways system map
Locale Mainland China
Dates of operation 1949–present
Track gauge Standard
Some narrow gauge
Length 47,877 miles (77,051 km)
as of 12/2006
Headquarters Beijing

China Railways (Chinese: 中国铁路, Zhongguo Tielu) is the national railway operator of the People's Republic of China, under the Chinese Ministry of Railways.

China Railways operates rail commuter and freight transport via several smaller companies.

China Railways has its own police force and court system, which is unique among the world's railways.

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