Definition: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, standard, narrow, and dual. Other gauges are listed under note.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Railways map
Bangladesh railways to get $505 million loan for expansion
IBN LIve - 6/29/2015 6:08:21 AM
Dhaka: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of Bangladesh on Sunday signed agreements for $505 million in loans to further improve the country’s railways that will help the national economy and boost sub-regional trade. Mohammad ...
China joins global elite in fast rail
AsiaOne - 6/29/2015 3:30:52 AM
China has become a world leader in high-speed railway technology ... marking a new chapter in China's high-speed railways," he said, adding that only a handful of countries are capable of manufacturing the sophisticated apparatus, including Germany and ...
Chinese high speed rail should confine the XPT to history
Australian Financial Review - 6/30/2015 5:02:44 AM
It made me wonder which one of us was living in a developing country. China does of course have some of the world's best infrastructure and over the last decade has built more high speed rail lines than any other country. That network now extends 16,000km ...
AIIB shows center of world economic gravity moving east
ECNS - 6/30/2015 5:09:54 AM
The diversion of these countries' attention away from the US to China ... second largest number of high-impact academic journal papers in the world. China started the first high speed railway 30 years later than Europe, but by 2014, has built 16,000 ...
Katra-Bannihal link, with world's highest rail bridge, to be ready by 2020
Net India 123 - 6/24/2015 6:53:03 PM
"It would be completed by 2020." "This section of the rail link will have the world's highest bridge at 359 metres, he added. "With its completion, the valley will finally be connected with the rest of the country through railways." Earlier, Prime Minister ...
Indian Railway Team wins World Railway Championship 2015 in Tennis & Volleyball
oneindia.com - 6/23/2015 7:37:11 PM
... railways sporting association with members from various countries. The purpose of USIC is to encourage the practice of amateur sport among railway employees in all over the world a spirit of comradeship and in accordance with the Olympic ideal and to ...
Indian Railway team wins World C'ship in Tennis, Volleyball
Webindia 123 - 6/23/2015 11:59:03 AM
... railways sporting association with members from various countries. ''The purpose of USIC is to encourage the practice of amateur sport among railway employees in all over the world a spirit of comradeship and in accordance with the Olympic ideal and ...
READERS DISCUSS: Coast's rail is like third world country
Sunshine Coast Daily - 6/17/2015 6:25:34 PM
SUNSHINE Coast's rail upgrade has been set back to square one. And Coast commuters are not happy. It was revealed in the Daily earlier this week that the long-awaited fast track to Brisbane has been set back due to a change in government. The latest blow ...
Grexit: There's a good reason the world's going nuts over Greece
Firstpost - 6/29/2015 2:22:16 PM
Greece is a very small country which makes up for less than 0.5 percent of the world's gross domestic product (GDP ... Manos pointed out that it would be cheaper to put all Greece’s rail passengers into taxicabs." In fact, the Greeks working for ...
Why police don't pull guns in many countries
The Christian Science Monitor - 6/27/2015 11:57:18 PM
The scene here in what looks like an outdoor movie set seems as if it would be basic enough training at almost any police academy in the world. But today’s course ... The US, to be sure, is a different country. Some argue that the ubiquity of guns ...
Katra-Bannihal link, with world’s highest rail bridge, to be ready by 2020
Can India News - 6/25/2015 2:02:33 AM
“It would be completed by 2020.” “This section of the rail link will have the world’s highest bridge at 359 metres, he added. “With its completion, the valley will finally be connected with the rest of the country through railways.”