The China Local Railway Association is a national first-level industry association, established in 1984. The association is registered with the Ministry of Civil Affairs and receives business guidance from the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Transport, the National Railway Administration, and the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd.
The chairman unit of the association is from the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. The current president is Huang Min, a member of the Party Group and Deputy General Manager of the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd., and the Secretary-General is Zheng Mingli (legal representative).
The association currently has nearly 300 member units, including provincial and municipal railway investment companies, China State Railway, local railway passenger and freight transport enterprises, joint ventures between local and national railways, other railway enterprises invested by social capital, enterprises owning private railways and dedicated railway lines, and entities related to the railway industry chain, such as railway design consulting, construction, logistics real estate, equipment manufacturing, scientific research, and education.