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Steam Operations in China

See also a summary of potentially active steam lines in 2016


For most recent reported year and month of working steam at a location,
refer to Duncan Cotterill's Index of Working Steam Locations.

 

ProvinceLocationclasses# of
locos
CR line
(Quail Atlas)
Anhui
安徽
1   Huainan Chemical RailwaySY215P
2   Ma`anshan SteelworksSY
GK
23
>30
15K
3   Pinxu Power PlantJS115P
4   Tongling SteelworksSY915K
5   Tongling Wagon WorksSY215K
6   Wuhu SteelworksSY>115H,15K,15L
7   Yongcheng Coal RailwayQJ
JS
4
1
15G
Beijing City
北京
1   Changping WorksSY237
2   Dahuichang Limestone RailwayC2436
3   February 7th Locomotive WorksJF
SY
1
3
36
4   Shahe WorksSY237
Chongqing City
重庆
1   Chongqing Docks (Yangtze Administration)SY226,28,29,..
2   Chongqing Rongchang WorksSY326,28,29,..
3   Chongqing SanhuiSY126,28,29,..
4   Chongqing Steel Group Iron Co. Ltd, XiabaSY226,28,29,..
5   Chongqing SteelworksGJ
SY
9
10
26,28,29,..
6   GuangshunchangSY328
7   Songzao (Datong) Coal Railway, GanshuiSY1229
8   Wansheng-Nanchuan RailwaySY1029C
9   Xiaoyotou Iron Ore MineSY329
Fujian
福建
no steam operation known
Gansu
甘肃
1   Baiyin Copper Smelter and Coal RailwaySY839,39H
2   Jiayuguan SteelworksJS
QJ
SY
2
2
10
40
3   Jinchang Ore RailwaySY440
4   Liujiaxia-Hekou Nan RailwayJS441B
5   Yaojie Coal Railway (Haishiwan)SY1341
Guangdong
广东
1   Shaping/MabaSY320
Guangxi
广西
1   Fenghuang Manganese Steel WorksSY121,23,25
2   Guanglin Fertiliser Factory, ChayanSY
Diesel
2
1
23A
3   Guilin-DaxuJS221F
4   Guilin SteelworksSY221
5   Jinchengjiang-PingzhaiJS
DF4
9
2
23B,23C
6   Laibin-HeshanJS
DF4
4
3
21B
7   Liuzhou Locomotive WorksJS
SY
1
1
21,23,25
8   Liuzhou SteelworksSY1021,23,25
9   Luzhai Fertiliser FactorySY221,23,25
10   Quli-DongluoJS?21H
11   Sancha-LuochengJS223A
12   Taiyangcun Cement WorksSY221,23,25
13   Yemao Nylon FactorySY
Diesel
2
1
23
14   YulinJS?21
Guizhou
贵州
1   Guiyang Freight Car Works, DulaxiangSY329
2   Guiyang Special Steel WorksSY322,23,29,30
3   Guizhou Wujiang CementSY222,23,29,30
4   Jiaozishang Coal Mine Railway (Anshun)SY430
5   Shuicheng SteelworksSY1930
6   Wangjiazhai Coal RailwaySY230
7   Xiyang Phosphate Factory, Xifeng SY329
Hainan
海南
no steam operation known
Hebei
河北
1   Chengde SteelworksJS,SY
DF4
<10
8
2A
2   Fengfeng Coal RailwaySY2?
3   Gaobeidian Local RailwaySY220
4   Handan SteelworksSY1620
5   Jingdian SteelworksSY1120F
6   Jinglong Coal RailwaySY?33A
7   Kailuan Coal MinesSY
DF4DD
16
2
1,3B
8   Luanxian - TangGang (Luanxian Oil Railway)QJ
DF4
3
1
72
9   Qian'an SteelworksSY4+1P
10   Qinhuangdao Local RailwaySY41,3,42
11   Shacheng-WeixianQJ536A,37,42
12   Shenbang Mineral Railway, Futuyu
        (Buddha Valley Railway)
SY3 
13   Shijiazhuang Local RailwayQJ920,20C,33
14   Tangshan SteelworksJS
SY
3
26
1,3B
15   Xingtai SteelworksSY320
16   Xinxing Dutile Iron Pipe PlantSY3?
17   Xuanhua SteelworksSY1937
Heilongjiang
黑龙江
1   Fula'erji Yidian (No. 1 Power Plant)SY214
2   Fula'erji Erdian (No. 2 Power Plant)JS
SY
DF7G
4
1
1
14
3   Fula'erji SteelworksSY114
4   Fula'erji, Heilongjiang Chemical PlantSY414
5   Hegang Coal RailwaySY
EL2
22
>20
13C
6   Huanan Coal RailwayC2612J
7   Jixi Coal RailwaySY
DF10D
GKD1A
26
2
2
12D,12E,12G
8   Qianjin Industrial Railway??13B
9   Xilin SteelworksSY613D
10   Qiqihar SteelworksSY57,14C
11   Qiqihar Rolling Stock WorksSY57,14C
Henan
河南
1   Anyang SteelworksSY520
2   Hebi Power PlantJS320K
3   Jiazuo Aluminium PlantQJ325
4   Jiyuan Zhongyuan Special Steel FactoryQJ
SY
3
2
25
5   Luohe-FuyangQJ
DF4
10
2
59
6   Luoyang Fertiliser FactorySY124,25
7   Luoyang Steelworks (Guanlin)SY424,25
8   Luoyang Tractor FactorySY424,25
9   Mianchi Coal RailwayQJ
JS
1
3
24
10   Pingdingshan Coal RailwayJS
QJ
SY
DF4DD
DF7G
DF10D
DF10DA
GKD3B
16
1
2
2
5
6
1
1
20N
11   Pingdingshan Concrete Sleeper WorksQJ220N ?
12   Pingdingshan-YuzhouJS
QJ
2
4
58
13   Shengjie Aluminium PlantSY1124
14   Tangyin-PuyangQJ
DF4
6
1
63
15   Wuyang SteelworksSY
GKD1
DF12
3
1
2
20N
16   Xingyang Brickworks RailwayC22-
17   XinMi RailwayQJ420M
18   Xinxiang IndustrialSY?20,34A
19   Yima Opencast PitJS
SY
6
2
24
20   Yima Xinan CollieryQJ424
21   Yinghao Coal RailwayC2724
Hubei
湖北
1   Daye Colored Metals WorksSY5 
2   ShashiNan - Jingmen Local RailwayJS5 
3   Shiyan Dongfeng Automotive WorksSY1026
4   SongYi Local RailwaySY6 
5   Wuchang SteelworksJS
SY
3
21
20,20P,25C
Hunan
湖南
1   Hengyang SteelworksSY>220,21
2   LeiYang RailwaySY
GK
7
2
20
3   Xiangtan SteelworksSY>322
4   Zhuzhou Industrial RailwaySY?18,20,22
Jiangsu
江苏
1   Jiawang Power PlantJS
SY
1
1
15E
2   Lianyuangang Power PlantQJ124
3   Nanjing Bei-DachangSY715,15K
4   Nanjing Puzhen WorksSY315,15K
5   PeiTun RailwayQJ
SY
DF4
10
1
2
24A
6   Qingshanquan Local RailwayJS115E
7   Xuzhou Power PlantQJ
DF5DD
3
1
15,24
9   Xuzhou SteelworksJS?15,24
9   Zhenjiang Coke PlantSY215
10   Zhenjiang Limestone RailwayJS415
Jiangxi
江西
no steam operation known
Jilin
吉林
1   Baishanzhen Power PlantJS29C
2   Changchun Motor Vehicle FactorySY41
3   Changchun No 2 Power StationJS21
4   Changshantun Power StationQJ27A
5   Dongtonghua SteelworksSY
GK
<10
>15
10A
6   Ji`an-Manp`o (KDPR)MiKa110A
7   Jiutai Colliery SY211
8   Liaoyuan Coal RailwayQJ?10
9   Meihekou Coal RailwaySY
DFH5
6
1
9
Liaoning
辽宁
1   Anshan SteelworksSY305
2   Bajiaotai Power StationJS36
3   Beipiao Mining RailwayJF
JS
SY
1
1
7
6D
4   Beitai SteelworksSY214A
5   Benxi SteelworksSY304,4A
6   Cangshizhan Mining RailwaySY
DFH5
3
1
9
7   Dalian Industrial??5
8   Dashiqiao Mineral RailwayJS45
9   Dengta-HuaziSY95
10   Fushun Coal MineSY
EL1
10
>30
9,9A
11   Fushun Petrochemical PlantSY29,9A
12   Fushun SteelworksSY129,9A
13   Fuxin Coal RailwaySY
KPIV,EL1,..
30
>40
6F
14   Gongchangling Mining RailwayJS84A
15   Huludao-Yangjiazhangzi Limestone RailwayJS
SY
DF10D
3
2
2
1,6C
16   Huludao Zinc Industry RailwaySY31
17   Lingyuan SteelworksSY
DF5
7
3
6
18   Nanpiao Coal RailwaySY
BJ
DF5
6
4
2
1E
19   Tiefa (Diaobingshan) Coal RailwayKD6
JS
SY
YJ
DFH3
DF4
DF5B
1
1
18
1
6
5
3
1F
20   Waitoushan Coal MineSY
EL2
1
>10
4
Nei Menggu
(Inner Mongolia)
内蒙古
1   Baotou SteelworksSY
GK etc.
33
>20
37,39,..
2   Dayan Coal MineSY514
3   Gongwusu Coal RailwayJS
SY
3
4
39D
4   Jalainur Opencast PitSY
DF7G
53
2
14
5   JiTong RailwayQJ
DF4
55
50
44
6   Malin Coal MineSY26A
7   Pingzhuang Mining RailwayJS
SY
EL2
4
22
>20
6A
8   Tongliao Power PlantSY16G,8,8A,8B,44
9   Wujiu Coal RailwaySY314G
10   Xinxiancheng Heavy Machinery FactorySY539B
11   Xinxiancheng Power PlantJS239B
12   Yuanbaoshan Coal RailwayJS96A,8
13   ZhunDong TieluQJ1437E
Ningxia
宁夏
1   Daba-Guyaozi RailwayQJ1139
Qinghai
青海
1   Xining SteelworksSY>441
Sha'anxi
陕西
1   Chenjiashan Coal MineJS124D
2   Diantou-Huangling Coal RailwayQJ
DF4
3
2
24D,34G
3   HejinJS/SY?34G
4   Jiaoping Coal MineSY124D
5   Meijiaping Cement WorksQJ124D
6   Meijiaping Coke PlantJS
SY
1
1
24D
7   Podicun-Changcheng Coal RailwayQJ434G
8   Pucheng-Baishui Coal RailwayQJ624C,34G
9   Tongchuan Coal RailwayJF
DF7
4
5
24C
10   Yaoqu Coal RailwayJS224D
Shandong
山东
1   DaZhongCun RailwayQJ115
2   Laiwu Dong??15B,16D
3   Licheng Narrow Gauge Railway (Jinan Pipe Works, Licheng)C2221A
4   Pingshang-Lanshan RailwayQJ
DF4
2
1
15N
5   Rizhao HarbourJS815N
6   Tienchun RailwayQJ
DF4
4
1
15D
7   Sishui Daewo Cement Works (E of Yanzhou)QJ115N
8   Yanzhou Coal Mining Company (Zoucheng)QJ
DF4DD
19
14
15,15C
Shanghai
上海
1   Shanghai Coking & Chemical PlantJS215,17
2   Shanghai Steelworks No.1SY215,17
3   Shanghai Steelworks No.5SY615,17
Shanxi
山西
1   Changcun Coal MineQJ434A
2   Changzhi Bei Power Plant??34P
3   Changzhi Steelworks, Xingcheng RailwayJS
SY
DF10D
GK1C
7
9
2
1
34A, 34P
4   Jincheng??34P
5   Linfen SteelworksSY934
6   Lucheng??34P
7   QinXian-Qinyuan RailwayQJ
DF4
4
1
34M
8   Taiyuan Engineering WorksSY335
9   Taiyuan Gasification CompanyJS
SY
1
1
35
10   Taiyuan SteelworksJS
SY
2
6
35
11   Wuxiang-Modeng Local RailwayQJ
JS
2
1
34L
12   Zhaocheng Shanxi Coking PlantSY734
Sichuan
四川
1   Chengdu Seamless Pipe WorksSY927,28,31,..
2   Chengdu SteelworksSY427,28,31,..
3   Guangyuan (Rongshan Coal Mine) Prison RailwayC2
SY
4
2
27
4   Hanwang Fertiliser FactorySY127C
5   Hanwang - ownership unknownSY127C
6   Jiangyou SteelworksSY1027
7   Longchang-Luzhou RailwayQJ428D
8   Mianzhu Freight DepotSY0?27C
9   Panzhihua SteelworksSY1931
10   Qinghua SteelworksSY226
11   Quxian RailwaySY?26
12   Shibantan??28
13   Shibanxi RailwayC26-
14   Weiyuan Coal RailwayC22-
15   Xichang??31
Tianjin City
天津
1   Tianjin Heavy Machinery WorksSY21
2   Tianjin SteelworksSY6+1,15,...
Tibet
(Xizang)
西藏
no steam operation known
Xinjiang
新疆
1   Bagang Steel Mill, WuxiSY
diesel
3
many
40
2   Sandaoling Coal MineJS
SY
42
6
40
3   Shankou-Yamansu RailwayJS440
Yunnan
云南
1   Kunming KunyuanSY230,31,50,...
2   Kunming SteelworksSY630,31,50,...
Zhejiang
浙江
1   Hangzhou Hangbo Glass WorksSY217,17B
2   Hangzhou Iron & Steel WorksSY317,17B
3   Lanxi Zhejiang Aluminium Corp. LineSY218B
4   Ningbo-BeilunJS?18K
5   Shaoxing-LizhuSY318A

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