Operations of the former Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México were privatized to concessionaires in several steps between 1997 and 1999. The companies shown below currently operate freight railways in Mexico. Their names are linked to their web sites.


CPKC de México (Kansas City Southern de México, S.A. de C.V.) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian Pacific Kansas City Limited.


Ferromex (Ferrocarril Mexicano, S.A. de C.V.) is owned 74 percent by GMéxico Transportes, S.A.B. de C.V.* and 26 percent by Union Pacific Railroad.


Ferrosur, S.A. de C.V. is wholly owned by GMéxico Transportes, S.A.B. de C.V.*


Ferrovalle (Ferrocarril y Terminal del Valle de México, S.A. de C.V.) is jointly owned by Kansas City Southern de México, Ferromex, Ferrosur, and the Mexican federal government.


Ferrocarril Coahuila Durango (Linea Coahuila Durango, S.A. de C.V.) is jointly owned by Industrias Peñoles, S.A de C.V. and Grupo Acerero del Norte, S.A. de C.V.


FIT (Ferrocarril del Istmo de Tehuantepec, S.A. de C.V.) is a federal parastatal entity controlled by the Secretaría de Marina (Secretariat of Navy).


CG Railway, LLC is jointly owned by SEACOR Holdings, Inc. and Genesee & Wyoming, Inc.


Baja California Railroad, Inc. is the contract operator for ADMICARGA (Administradora de la Vía Corta Tijuana-Tecate), a decentralized entity of the Baja California state government.


*GMéxico Transportes, S.A.B. de C.V. is controlled by Grupo México, S.A. de C.V. and has various minority investors.

For general information about the Mexican railway industry, please contact the Asociación Mexicana de Ferrocarriles, A.C., the trade association of freight and passenger railways and their suppliers that represents the industry as a whole.

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