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
Indian Railways is building the country’s longest railway tunnel and tallest bridge in Manipur
yourstory.com - 8/18/2016 11:55:30 PM
Being constructed since 2008, it will have the India’s longest tunnel, along with the world’s tallest girder rail bridge. Image : (L ... news and stories from online publications across the country. It is an attempt to spread hope and encouragement ...
Project Insight - Road and Rail Construction Projects in Asia-Pacific 2016
EIN News Desk World News Report - 8/23/2016 12:29:32 PM
The projects are at various stages of development from announcement to execution and are in four main categories: railways roads trams and metros and tunnels and bridges. A total of 13 countries in the region are covered in this report and the combined ...
Benin Plans To Get Railway Network Back On Track Linking 5 African Countries
AFKinside - 8/21/2016 11:37:37 PM
The aim was to kickstart growth in five of the world’s poorest countries in West Africa. Railroads came to Benin, then called Dahomey, in 1936. But like other African nations the railway was internal. No significant international railway network exists ...
KWG and China Railway FSDI Ink Strategic Cooperation Agreement - FSDI to Complete Conditional Bankable Feasibility Study
in.sys-con.com - 8/22/2016 12:52:11 PM
It has also undertaken railway, highway and subway consultation and design projects measuring a total of over 2,000 kilometers in over 40 countries. FSDI's complete survey & design technologies have been up to domestic or world advanced standards in fields ...
Maharashtra CM okays railways’ idea of staggered work timings to reduce congestion
The Hindu - 8/23/2016 11:17:57 AM
“A supply side solution means we keep adding capacity, but everywhere in the world there is a limitation to that ... and the point of emphasis will be redevelopment of railway stations across the country’s rail network.
Indian Railways to create Rs 30,000 crore fund for remunerative projects
Financial Express - 8/22/2016 3:43:59 PM
for implementation of remunerative projects across the country. We are creating a fund of Rs 30,000 crore for setting up Railways of India Development Fund (RIDF), said a senior Railway Ministry official. Investors like World Bank, National Infrastructure ...
Wi-Fi at 100 railway stations by year end, says Google official
Deccan Herald - 8/18/2016 6:19:03 PM
Google India Country Head (Public Policy) Chetan Krishnaswamy said that Google has a set target of providing Wi-Fi internet connectivity at 100 railway stations in the ... making for 43% of world’s population, owing to several reasons like lower data ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 8/20/2016 11:57:18 AM
Amtrak leadership — Amtrak, which is pressing to build a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River between ... who are mostly from Muslim countries, particularly after a series of terrorist assaults. The German plan comes after a handful of cities in ...
Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Inaugurates Wi-Fi Services at 8 Mumbai Suburban Railway Stations
Newstrack India - 8/23/2016 7:00:15 AM
The Wi-Fi facility for the visitors & rail users of these 8 busy stations of Mumbai Suburban Rail Network has been commissioned by a Railway PSU, RailTel in association with Google for providing high speed State-of-the-art world class INTERNET experience ...
Six Weird Maps of The World
locklip.com - 8/20/2016 9:55:36 AM
Instead of the boundaries that separate sovereign nations, the lines that we should put on our maps are the high-speed railways ... these 40 or 50 megacities than the world’s 200 sovereign nations. In almost all countries, cities have all the economic ...
Ten Fastest Trains In The World
worldatlas.com - 8/18/2016 6:47:41 PM
The world's fastest train ... and Canberra with hopes of continuing to Melbourne in the future. This rail line would decrease travel times currently provided by airlines. The country has yet to begin the project.
900 Malaysians check out China's high-speed rail
ECNS - 8/24/2016 8:24:57 AM
In my country, I usually drive," she said ... China's high-speed rail network covers more than 19,000 kilometers, accounting for 60 percent of the world's high-speed rail tracks. Last month, the Singapore and Malaysia governments announced plans for ...
Japan to fund a 2.4 Billion dollar railway project in the Philippines
us.blastingnews.com - 8/20/2016 9:26:58 AM
President Duterte said that one of his administrations’ priorities is to reduce the poor traffic conditions in the capital region and fix the country’s deteriorating train systems. To date, Manila has three railways, LRT1 and 2, and MRT3.
Country moving on path of peace, prosperity: PM
Business Recorder - 8/23/2016 2:09:44 PM
The Prime Minister also mentioned the past pace of work on Metro Bus services, Orange Train, upgradation of the Pakistan Railways and ... growing economies of the world, the minister added. He said Pakistan was the fourth country in the world which had ...
Railways Hire ‘Contract Killer’ To End Rat Menace
newsworldindia.in - 8/21/2016 8:42:50 AM
The company will prepare edible items to kill rats and the ingredients of these will be according to World Health Organisation (WHO ... It is one of the busiest railway stations in the country with over 85 passenger trains originating from Lucknow ...