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Mexican Railroads
This is a list of Mexican railroads, common carrier railroads operating as part of rail transport in Mexico.

Passenger rail
Passenger regional rail within urban areas includes:

Ferrocarril Suburbano de la Zona Metropolitana de México
STC Metrorrey
Servicio de Transportes Eléctricos del D.F.
Metro de la Ciudad de México
Sistema de Tren Eléctrico Urbano
Ferrocarril Chihuahua al Pacífico, which connects Los Mochis, Sinaloa to Chihuahua, Chihuahua

Class I railroads
There are two Class I railroads:
Ferrocarril Mexicano (FXE)
Kansas City Southern de México (KCSM)

Shortline railroads
Shortline and terminal railroad companies include:

Ferrocarril y Terminal del Valle de México (Ferrovalle)
Ferrosur (FSRR)
Linea Ferrocarril Coahuila-Durango (LFCD)
Baja California Railroad (BJRR)
CG Railway
Ferrocarril Transistmico

Railway links with adjacent countries (Enlaces ferroviarios)
To its north, Mexico shares a border with the United States that is 3,169 km (1,969 mi) in length. The two countries share the same track gauge of 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in), with multiple links. CG Railway operates a train ferry between the port of Mobile at Mobile, Alabama and the port of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz.

To its south, Mexico shares an 871 km (541 mi) border with Guatemala and a 251 km (156 mi) border with Belize. There is an inactive link with rail transport in Guatemala at Ciudad Tecún Umán in Ayutla, San Marcos, with a break of gauge (1,435 mm / 914 mm). Mexico has no link with rail transport in Belize.

Fallen flag Railroads (Banderas caídas)
The following is a list of former Mexican railroads:

Carrizo Gorge de Mexico
Ferrocarril Aguacalientes
Ferrocarril Atlamaxac
Ferrocarril Cazadero la Torre y Tepetongo
Ferrocarril Cazadero y San Pablo
Ferrocarril Cazadero y Solis
Ferrocarril Central Mexicano (see also Ferrocarriles Nacionales de Mexico)
Ferrocarril Chiapas-Mayab (FCCM) (see also Genesee and Wyoming)
Ferrocarril Chihuahua al Pacifico now operated as a passenger line by Ferromex
Ferrocarril Coahuila y Zacatecas
Ferrocarril de Córdoba a Huatusco
Ferrocarril Desague del Valle de Mexico
El Oro Mining and Railway Company
El Paso Southern Railway (see Mexico North Western Railway)
Ferrocarril Guanajuato a San Luis de la Paz y Pozos
Ferrocarril Hidalgo y Nordeste
Ferrocarril de Hornos
Ferrocarril Inter-California
Ferrocarril Interoceanico
Ferrocarril Ixtlahuaca
Ferrocarril Jalapa y Cordoba
Kansas City, Mexico and Orient Railway
Ferrocarril Mapimi
Ferrocarril Matehuala
Ferrocarril Merida a Calkini
Ferrocarril de Merida a Peto
Ferrocarril Merida a Valladolid
Ferrocarril Mexicali y Golfo
Ferrocarril Mexicano (FCM)
Ferrocarril Mexicano del Sur
Mexico North Western Railway
Ferrocarril Michoacan y Pacifico
Ferrocarril Monte Alto y Tlalnepantla
Monterrey Mineral and Terminal Railway
Ferrocarril Nacozari
Ferrocarril Nacional de la Baja California
Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México (N de M, also FNM)
Ferrocarril Oaxaca a Ejutla
Ferrocarril del Pacifico (FCP)
Panuco Mountain and Monclova Railroad
Ferrocarril Parral y Durango
Ferrocarril Peninsular de Merida-Yucatan
Potosi Central Railroad
Ferrocarril Potosi y Rio Verde (FPyRv)
Rio Grande, Sierra Madre & Pacific Railway (see Mexico North Western Railway)
Ferrocarril San Gregorio
Ferrocarril San Marcos a Huajapan de Leon
Ferrocarril San Rafael y Atlixco
Sinaloa and Durango Railroad
Ferrocarril Sonora-Baja California (SBC)
Southern Pacific of Mexico
Ferrocarril de Tacubaya
Ferrocarril Tlacotepec a Huajapan de Leon
Ferrocarril Toluca y Zitacuaro
Ferrocarril Toluca a Tenango y San Juan
Ferrocarril Torres a Prietas
Tehuantepec National Railway (see Ferrocarril Transismitico)
Ferrocarriles Unidos del Sureste (FUS)
Ferrocarriles Unidos de Yucatán (U de Y)

Ferrocarril del Valle de Mexico
Ferrocarril Vanegas, Cedral, y Rio Verde
Ferrocarril Vera Cruz a Anton Lizardo y Alvarado

See also:

Rail Transport in Mexico

Kansas City Southern de Mexico No. 2402 (an EMD GP22ECO-M) and No. 401 (an EMD GPTEB-C Slug) rest between tests in Roanoke, Va. The units along with Brookville Equiment BMEX No. 259 are being tested by the Norfolk Southern.    By jpmueller99 from Shenandoah Valley of VA, USA - A Colorful DuetUploaded by oaktree_b, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17600385

Kansas City Southern de Mexico No. 2402 (an EMD GP22ECO-M) and No. 401 (an EMD GPTEB-C Slug) rest between tests in Roanoke, Va. The units along with Brookville Equiment BMEX No. 259 are being tested by the Norfolk Southern.
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