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List of the top rail transport companies in the world, listed by their prominence with corporate logos when available. This list of major rail transport companies includes the largest and most profitable rail transport businesses, corporations, agencies, vendors and firms in the world. If you are wondering what the biggest rail transport companies are, then this list has you covered. This list includes the most famous rail transport companies in the industry, so if you're thinking of working in the rail transport industry you might want to look to these companies for jobs. This list includes names of both small and big rail transport businesses.

List is made up of many different companies, including Igus and Fortress Investment Group.

This list answers the questions, "What are the biggest rail transport companies in the world?" and "What are the most successful rail transport companies?"

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Aeroexpress is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Aeroexpress Rail transport, Public transport Aeroexpress Ltd. is the operator of air rail link services in Moscow, Russia. It is founded in 2005 and is owned by Russian Railways, TransGroup AS, Iskander Makhmudov, and Andrei Bokarev. Until ...more

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American Locomotive Company is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
American Locomotive Company Rail transport, Manufacturing The American Locomotive Company, often shortened to ALCO, ALCo or Alco, designed, built and sold steam locomotives, diesel-electric locomotives, diesel engines and generators, specialized ...more

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Angel Trains is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Angel Trains Rail transport Angel Trains is a British rolling stock operating company created in 1994 as part of the privatisation of British Rail. It was one of three ROSCOs. When created, each ROSCO owned around a third ...more

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Asciano Limited is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Asciano Limited Rail transport, Logistics Asciano Limited is an Australian freight logistics company, operating in railway freight and shipping. Asciano was demerged from Toll Holdings in 2007, and owns Patrick Corporation and Pacific ...more

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Azerbaijan Railways is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Azerbaijan Railways Rail transport "Azerbaijan Railways" Closed Joint-Stock Company is the national state-owned rail transport operator in the Republic of Azerbaijan. The 2,918 km, 1,520 mm gauge network is electrified ...more

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Banedanmark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Banedanmark Rail transport Banedanmark is a Danish company responsible for maintenance and traffic control of most of the Danish railway network. Branched off from DSB as a government agency in 1997. Form 2004 to 2010 ...more

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Bangladesh Railway is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Bangladesh Railway Rail transport Bangladesh Railway, is the state-owned rail transport agency of Bangladesh. It operates and maintains the entire railway network of the country. BR is controlled by the Directorate General of ...more

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Bayerische Eisenbahngesellscha... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Bayerische Eisenbahngesellschaft Rail transport Bayerische Eisenbahngesellschaft is the passenger transport company for regional railways in Bavaria. Founded in 1995, it is organised as a GmbH wholly owned by the Bavarian Government. The ...more

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Belarusian Railway is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Belarusian Railway Rail transport The Belarusian Railway is the national state-owned railway company of Belarus. It operates all of the rail transport network in Belarus. As of 2005, the railway employs 112,173 people.

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Bharat Earth Movers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Bharat Earth Movers Rail transport, Mining, Construction Bharat Earth Movers Limited now known as BEML is an Indian Public Sector Undertaking, with headquarters in Bangalore. It manufactures a variety of heavy equipment, such as that used for earth ...more

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Bombardier Inc. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Bombardier Inc. Rail transport, Aerospace Engineering Bombardier Inc. is a Canadian multinational aerospace and transportation company, founded by Joseph-Armand Bombardier as L'Auto-Neige Bombardier Limitée on January 29, 1942, at Valcourt ...more

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British Rail is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
British Rail Rail transport British Railways, which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the operator of most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997. It was formed from the nationalisation of the ...more

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Brookville Equipment Corporati... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Brookville Equipment Corporation Rail transport Brookville Equipment Corporation, based in Brookville, Pennsylvania, United States, manufactures railroad locomotives for industrial and light capacity switching needs. The company also builds ...more

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Buffalo Car Manufacturing Comp... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Buffalo Car Manufacturing Company Rail transport Buffalo Car Manufacturing Company, also known as Buffalo Car Company or Buffalo Car Works, was an American manufacturer of railroad freight cars in the late 19th century. In 1899, this company ...more

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BNSF Railway is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
BNSF Railway Rail transport, Transportation BNSF Railway is a 2013 Telly Award winner.

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Căile Ferate Române is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Căile Ferate Române Rail transport Căile Ferate Române is the state railway carrier of Romania. The railway network of Romania consists of 11,380 km, of which 3,971 km are electrified, and the total track length is 22,247 ...more

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Calea Ferată din Moldova is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Calea Ferată din Moldova Rail transport CFM is the only railway operator in the Republic of Moldova, that is responsible for passenger and cargo transportation, as well as the railway infrastructure maintenance, within the country. It ...more

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Central Organisation for Railw... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Central Organisation for Railway Electrification Rail transport The Central Organisation for Railway Electrification, has its headquarters at Allahabad, India. It is in overall charge of railway electrification over the entire network of Indian Railways. ...more

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Central Pacific Railroad is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Central Pacific Railroad Rail transport The Central Pacific Railroad is the former name of the railroad network built between California and Utah, USA that built eastwards from the West Coast in the 1860s, to complete the western part ...more

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Chichibu Railway is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Chichibu Railway Rail transport The Chichibu Railway Co., Ltd. is a small-sector private railway company operating two railway lines in northern Saitama Prefecture, Japan. In addition to its railway operations, the company ...more

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China Zhongwang is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
China Zhongwang Rail transport, Manufacturing China Zhongwang Holdings Limited is the second largest industrial aluminium extrusion product developer and manufacturer in the world and the biggest one in Asia and China. The group is ...more

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CityNightLine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
CityNightLine Rail transport CityNightLine AG was a Swiss night train service. CNL had right of passage grants in Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland and Denmark. It served stations in Belgium, France, Italy and ...more

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Comazar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Comazar Rail transport Comazar is a company that operates railways in Africa. Its stock is majority owned by the French investment group Bolloré. Comazar was founded by Eric Peiffer and Patrick Claes in ...more

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Commonwealth Engineering is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Commonwealth Engineering Rail transport, Engineering Commonwealth Engineering was an Australian engineering company that designed and built railway locomotives, rolling stock and trams.

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Compagnie Générale de Matériel... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Compagnie Générale de Matériels de Chemins de Fer Rail transport Manufacturer of railway carriages, including royal cars. Produced in 1858 a Royal Carriage for Portugal which can be seen in the museum in Utrecht, Royal Class, Regal Journeys" in 2010 ...more

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Consol Energy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Consol Energy Rail transport, Coal mining Consol Energy Inc. is an American energy company with interests in coal and natural gas production headquartered in the suburb of Cecil Township, in the Southpointe complex, just outside of ...more

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Credit Foncier of America is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Credit Foncier of America Finance, Rail transport, Real Estate Credit Foncier of America was a late 19th-century financing and real estate company in Omaha, Nebraska. The company existed primarily to promote the townsites along the Union Pacific Railroad, ...more

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Croatian Railways is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Croatian Railways Rail transport Croatian Railways is the national railway company of Croatia. It was formed after the dissolution of Yugoslavia and Yugoslav Railways. Croatia is a member of the International Union of Railways. ...more

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CTL Logistics is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
CTL Logistics Rail transport CTL Logistics is a Polish rail JSC company operating mainly in freight transport. It consist of several dependent companies responsible for different areas of railway business. It is the biggest ...more

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DB Schenker Rail Polska is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
DB Schenker Rail Polska Rail transport DB Schenker Rail Polska is a Polish rail company operating mainly in freight transport, owned by Deutsche Bahn. Main products transported by this company are coal, gas, oil products and sand. ...more

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DB Schenker Rail Rybnik is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
DB Schenker Rail Rybnik Rail transport DB Schenker Rail Rybnik S.A., till 2009 PCC RAIL RYBNIK S.A., formerly Przedsiębiorstwo Transportu Kolejowego i Gospodarki Kamieniem w Rybniku, PTKiGK Rybnik, is a Polish rail company operating ...more

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DB Station&Service is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
DB Station&Service Rail transport DB Station&Service is a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn AG, responsible for managing over 5,000 stations on the German railway network.

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Deutsche Bahn is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Deutsche Bahn Rail transport, Line-Haul Railroads Deutsche Bahn AG is a German railway company. Headquartered in Berlin, it is a private joint-stock company, with the Federal Republic of Germany being its single shareholder. Deutsche Bahn ...more

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Downer EDI is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Downer EDI Rail transport, Mining, Telecommunications Downer EDI is an Australian Stock Exchange Top-100 company that provides engineering and infrastructure management services to the public and private transport, energy, infrastructure, ...more

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DSB is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
DSB Rail transport DSB, an abbreviation of Danske Statsbaner, is the largest Danish train operating company, and the largest in Scandinavia. While DSB is responsible for passenger train operation on most of the ...more

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EUROFIMA is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
EUROFIMA Rail transport

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Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane Rail transport Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane S.p.A. is a government-owned holding company that manages infrastructure and services on the Italian rail network. One of the subsidiaries of the company, ...more

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Flytoget is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Flytoget Rail transport Flytoget, the Airport Express Train is a Norwegian high-speed airport rail link connecting Oslo Airport, Gardermoen to Oslo Central Station in nineteen minutes. Run by Flytoget AS, it operates ...more

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Fortress Investment Group is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Fortress Investment Group Rail transport, Real Estate, Private equity Fortress Investment Group, LLC is a leading global investment management firm based in New York City. The company went public on February 9, 2007. As of September 30, 2014, the firm managed ...more

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P&L Transportation is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
P&L Transportation Rail transport P&L Transportation, Inc., formerly Four Rivers Transportation, Inc., based in Wilmington, Delaware, is a railroad holding company in the United States. It is jointly-owned by the management ...more

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General Motors Diesel Division is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
General Motors Diesel Division Rail transport, Engineering General Motors Diesel Division was a unit of General Motors founded in 1938. GMDD's Canadian operations were renamed as Diesel Division of General Motors of Canada Limited in 1975. The company ...more

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Genesee & Wyoming Australia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Genesee & Wyoming Australia Rail transport, Transportation Genesee & Wyoming Australia is an Australian rail freight operator based in Adelaide, South Australia. It is a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming and was formed in June 2006 to run the ...more

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Grup Feroviar Român is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Grup Feroviar Român Rail transport Grup Feroviar Român, or simply GFR, is the largest private railway company in Romania and one of the largest in South Eastern Europe. Founded in 2001, the company owns freight operations ...more

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Hankyu is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Hankyu Rail transport, Line-Haul Railroads Hankyu Corporation is a Japanese private railway operator that provides commuter and interurban service to the northern Kansai region and is one of major businesses operated by Hankyu Hanshin ...more

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Harry Needle Railroad Company is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Harry Needle Railroad Company Rail transport The Harry Needle Railroad Company is a railway spot-hire company, based at Barrow Hill Engine Shed in Derbyshire. The company is also a scrap dealer and has dismantled many railway vehicles, ...more

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Hellenic Railways Organisation is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Hellenic Railways Organisation Rail transport The Hellenic Railways Organization or OSE is the Greek national railway company which owns, maintains and operates all railway infrastructure in Greece with the exception of Athens' rapid ...more

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Hollandsche IJzeren Spoorweg-M... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Hollandsche IJzeren Spoorweg-Maatschappij Rail transport The Hollandsche IJzeren Spoorweg-Maatschappij [ˈhɔlɑntsə ˈɛizərə ˈspʊːrʋɛxmaːtsxɑˌpɛi] or HSM was the first railway company in the Netherlands founded on 8 August 1837 as a private company, ...more

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Igus is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Igus Rail transport, Textile, Food Manufacturing igus is a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of plastic plain bearings, spherical bearings, linear guides, cable carriers and continuous-flex cables.

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Indian Railway Catering and To... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Rail transport Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation é uma subsidiária da Indian Railways.

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Indian Railways is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Rail Transport Companies
Indian Railways Rail transport Indian Railways is an Indian state-owned enterprise, owned and operated by the Government of India through the Ministry of Railways. It is one of the world's largest railway networks comprising ...more