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Ferrocarril Suburbano de la Zona Metropolitana de México

Ferrocarril Suburbano de la Zona Metropolitana de México The Ferrocarril Suburbano de la Zona Metropolitana de México (Suburban Railway of the Mexico City Metropolitan Area) is an electric regional rail system being constructed in Mexico City. It is also known as Valley of Mexico Suburban Rail System and colloquially referred to as El Tren Suburbano.

The initial section is currently being built for a distance of 27 kilometers from Mexico City's Buenavista Station north to Cuautitlán and Huehuetoca, in the Estado de México.

Website: Ferrocarril Suburbano de la Zona Metropolitana de México


Ferromex Ferromex, a contraction of Ferrocarril Mexicano or "Mexican Railroad", is a private rail consortium that operates the largest (by mileage) railroad in Mexico.

Ferromex began operating on February 19, 1998, following the privatization of most of the government-owned railroads. The Ferromex system operates over more than 8,500 kilometers of track and interconnects five major inland Mexican cities, five cities along the border with the United States, four seaports on the Pacific Ocean and one more on the Gulf of Mexico. Ferromex also operates the Chihuahua al Pacífico "ChePe" railroad.

Website: Ferromex

Grupo Transportación Ferroviaria Mexicana

Grupo Transportación Ferroviaria Mexicana Transportación Ferroviaria Mexicana (Mexican Rail Transportation) – renamed Kansas City Southern de México in 2005 – is the name of a company dedicated to freight transportation using rail in the North Eastern part of Mexico. TFM owns its own fleet and the "right of use" of some of the rail tracks in the country, being the most important the "Ferrocarril del Noreste" (Northeasthern railtrack) line.

This line links the center of the country with cities like Monterrey, Nuevo Laredo, Matamoros and Reynosa, in the border with the United States, which makes it an important piece of transportation infrastructure for the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Website: Grupo Transportación Ferroviaria Mexicana

Ferrocarril del Sureste FERROSUR

FERROSUR The Ferrocarril del Sureste is a railroad that serves the south-eastern regions of Mexico.

Ferrosur is involved in discussions to merge Ferromex into Ferrosur's parent company Infraestructura y Transportes Ferroviarios, which also owns the US Short-line railroad, Texas Pacifico Transportation (TXPF). ITF is currently controlled by the mining company Grupo México. This proposal is awaiting approval of the Mexican government.

Website: Ferrocarril del Sureste FERROSUR

Carrizo Gorge Railway

Carrizo Gorge Railway Carrizo Gorge Railroad (CZRY) began operations in July of 2001, operating the Tijuana - Tecate Short line in Baja California, Mexico. CZRY has provided Tijuana customers with dependable rail service entering Mexico through the San Ysidro Port for more than 4 years and as of December of 2004 has expanded its service to include entry at the Tecate Port.

With the opening of the Desert Line which connects with UP at Plaster City, Ca (West of El Centro) and enters Mexico at Tecate (Southwest of Campo, Ca) CZRY is able to offer a new strategic route which will benefit customers not only in Tijuana, but San Diego, Imperial Valley and in the interior of Mexico as well. CZRY customers now have the option of routing their cars through the Port of Entry which best meets their logistic requirements.

Website: Carrizo Gorge Railway

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