- Ministry of Railways (China)
Ministry of Railways of the People's Republic of China 中华人民共和国铁道部 Logo of Ministry of Railways of the People's Republic of China Agency overview Jurisdiction People's Republic of China Headquarters Beijing Agency executive Sheng Guangzu, Minister of Railways Parent agency State Council Website http://www.china-mor.gov.cn/
The Ministry of Railways of the People's Republic of China (Chinese: 中华人民共和国铁道部 Hanyu Pinyin: Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Tiědào Bù) is a member of the State Council of the People's Republic of China. The current minister is Sheng Guangzu.
The ministry is responsible for passenger services, regulation of the rail industry, development of the rail network and rail infrastructure in mainland China, though in light of recent accidents, there have been calls to institute independent supervision of the rail industry.
The ministry is also in charge of the operations of China Railways which manages the railway bureaus and companies in mainland China.
MOR, which acts as a corporation in the debt market, having sold 60 billion yuan of bonds in 2007.
For the year 2009, MOR plans to sell at least 100 billion yuan ($14.6 billion) worth of construction bonds to finance a large expansion of the country's rail network.
Railway bureaus and companies
There are 16 railway bureaus and 2 railway group companies under the Ministry of Railways. As of 2008, approximately 2 million people work in the Ministry of Railroads.
Bureau or Agency Railway Network in Provinces Beijing Railway Bureau Shijiazhuang, Tianjin, Taiyuan Chengdu Railway Bureau Chengdu, Chongqing, Nanchong, Guiyang, Lupanshui Guangzhou Railway Group Co.,Ltd. Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Meizhou, Hunan, Changsha Harbin Railway Bureau Inner Mongolia, Xiang'an Hohhot Railway Bureau Inner Mongolia Jinan Railway Bureau Shandong Kunming Railway Bureau Chengdu, Sichuan, Guizhou, Vietnam Lanzhou Railway Bureau Gansu, Ningxia Nanchang Railway Bureau Jiangxi, Hubei, Henan, Anhui, Fujian, Nanning Railway Bureau Nanning, Liuzhou, eastern Guangdong Qinghai-Tibet Railway Group Co., Ltd. Qinghai, Tibet, Sichuan Shanghai Railway Bureau Shanghai, Jiangsu, Anhui, Zhejiang, Henan Shenyang Railway Bureau Liaoning, Jilin, Jianzhou Taiyuan Railway Bureau Shanxi, Shandong, Henan Wulumuqi Railway Bureau Xinjiang, Gansu Wuhan Railway Bureau Hubei, Henan Xi'an Railway Bureau Shaanxi, Gansu, Sichuan, Chongqing, Ningxia, Hubei Zhengzhou Railway Bureau Hubei, Hebei, Shaanxi, Shandong
List of ministers
Name Chinese Name Duration in Office Teng Daiyuan (滕代远) 1949—1965 Lü Zhengcao (吕正操) 1965—1970 Wan Li (万里) 1975—1976 Duan Junyi (段君毅) 1976—1978 Guo Weicheng (郭维城) 1978—1981 Liu Jianzhang (刘建章) 1981—1982 Chen Puru (陈璞如) 1982—1985 Ding Guangen (丁关根) 1985—1988 Li Senmao (李森茂): 1988—1992 Han Zhubin (韩杼滨) 1992—1998 Fu Zhihuan (傅志寰) 1998—2003 Liu Zhijun (刘志军) 2003—2011 Sheng Guangzu (盛光祖) 2011-Incubent 
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- Beijing Railway Museum
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