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, 2014See also: Railways map
From books to pizzas: Railways on the retail track
indiaretailing.com - 6/29/2016 7:01:03 AM
With 145,000 square feet of retail space, it is home to some of the world’s biggest retailers ... later spread as small book stalls in several mini and macro railway stations across the country. After 125 years since inception, AH Wheeler now is a ...
Railways bank upon third eye to check collision on tracks
The New Indian Express - 6/26/2016 5:13:04 PM
NEW DELHI: Indian Railways is getting a third eye to look out for obstruction on track ahead to prevent collision or mishap. India will be the first country in the world to use radar and laser based terrain imagining vision system called ‘Tri-Netra’ in ...
Ovoot railway included in Northern Rail Corridor
World Coal - 6/29/2016 2:32:01 PM
The presidents of China, Russia and Mongolia have agreed a trilateral programme to develop an economic corridor between the three countries ... Erdenet-to-Ovoot railway has now officially moved from a rail extension to service a world-class coking coal ...
Aspire subsidiary awarded concession for cross-country rail corridor
Mining Weekly - 6/29/2016 9:45:41 AM
The presidents of the three countries met on the sidelines of the Shanghai ... “The Erdenet to Ovoot railway has now officially moved from a rail extension to service a world-class coking coal deposit, to a strategic piece of rail infrastructure to ...
World’s largest uncut diamond set to be auctioned in UK
Financial Express - 6/29/2016 4:19:24 PM
The world’s largest uncut diamond ... named ‘Lesedi la Rona’ was unearthed in Botswana in November. Also Read- Country will soon get Diamond Quadrilateral for high-speed trains: Railway MoS Manoj Sinha The rough diamond is 1,109 carats and believed ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 6/29/2016 7:58:19 AM
Visitors entering the country under the Visa Waiver Program ... Trains collide — Officials were working to locate and rescue three Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway employees after two freight trains collided in the Texas Panhandle, causing a black ...
Donald Trump Says US Robbed by 'Elite' He 'Used to Be' Part Of
ABC News - 6/28/2016 3:20:20 AM
saying that he has a plan to "Make America Wealthy Again" and claiming that the country was robbed by the "financial elite" of which he "used to be" part. "The legacy of Pennsylvania steelworkers lives in the bridges, railways and skyscrapers that make up ...
Railway Museum to Honor Owney
VoiceNEWS - 6/29/2016 5:56:37 AM
DANBURY — The Danbury Railway Museum will host a celebration ... He traveled throughout the state and then all over the country in the RPO cars, eventually venturing around the world as a U.S. Post Office Department “emissary” in 1895.
Donald Trump: US robbed by ‘elite’ he ‘used to be’ part of
WTOP - 6/29/2016 2:21:53 AM
saying that he has a plan to “Make America Wealthy Again” and claiming that the country was robbed by the “financial elite” of which he “used to be” part. “The legacy of Pennsylvania steelworkers lives in the bridges, railways and skyscrapers ...
Can Pakistan Railways be on track with underutilized tracks?
aaj.tv - 6/29/2016 5:56:37 AM
In most developed countries, Railways has a high share of freight business (40% in the US). Pakistan fares poorly in the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index. Seventy one countries of the world (including India) rank higher. It has been estimated ...
Sweden inaugurates world’s first electric road
Jagran Josh - 6/28/2016 9:46:52 AM
With this, the country has become one of the first countries in the world to conduct tests with electric power ... term infrastructure planning for all kinds of transport, i.e. road, rail, shipping and aviation. It owns, constructs, operates and maintains ...
China’s Stocks Climb, Extending World’s Best Post-Brexit Rally
Yahoo Finance - 6/29/2016 2:43:21 AM
The MSCI All-Country World Index has tumbled 5 percent in the span ... Don’t Delude Yourself More from Bloomberg.com California Hits the Brakes on High-Speed Rail Fiasco Trump Campaign Lining Up Tyson and Ditka for Convention U.S. Stocks Fall With ...
The half of it: Hits and misses in the world of tech in 2016
Hindustan Times - 6/27/2016 6:06:09 AM
Six months into 2016, and there’s been a fair share of launches and releases in the tech world ... at Mumbai’s railway station: On January 22, Mumbai Central, which is on the city’s western line, became the first station in the country to get ...
The five best high speed rail networks in the world
The City Fix - 7/16/2013 4:17:42 PM
Here are the five best high speed rail networks in the world: The Federal Republic got into ... argue that high speed rail needs to spread to many more countries, and soon. In an interview with TheCityFix, Mr.Kunz declared, “High speed rail is something ...
Cost of High Speed Rail in China One Third Lower than in Other Countries
The World Bank - 7/11/2014 2:37:04 AM
A new World Bank paper takes a look at this expansion ... The paper notes that construction cost of high speed rail in China tends to be lower than in other countries. China’s high speed rail with a maximum speed of 350 km/h has a typical infrastructure ...