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
Scandinavia by Rail
gonomad.com - 12/1/2016 9:58:07 PM
Lately, the word “travel” has seemed synonymous with “hassle”; that is, until I took a peaceful easy rail trip through three of the world’s most scenic countries. Sailing through Nordic fjords, gliding past blue glaciers, chugging by train ...
How The New Silk Road Rail Made Freight Trains 'Sexy' Again
Forbes - 12/7/2016 6:41:54 AM
So in every country — in Europe, in America — rail is used to being a monopoly. That is changing. We come from the shipping world, from DP World. There is competition, competition is big, so we have to go fast. So it is a change of culture in the rail ...
Swipe machines to be installed at all Railway Stations in the country
kollytalk.com - 12/3/2016 5:42:14 AM
... to install swiping machines across all the Railway Stations in the country. India has the biggest railway network as well as longest railway tracks in the world. The demonetization drive, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 08th November ...
The Little Known Story of Shakuntala Railways, India’s Only Privately Owned Railway Line
thebetterindia.com - 12/7/2016 1:51:24 PM
... plans to introduce high speed bullet trains in the country, Shakuntala Express, one of the last vestiges of the colonial era railways, continues to enthrall train lovers around the world. The antique train runs on India’s only private railway line ...
An innovative, modern, passenger focused railway network
Department of Health - 12/6/2016 8:33:27 PM
It’s about doing something bigger and bolder. Our railways are more diverse than almost anywhere in the world. Few countries try to run express trains, commuter trains, local trains and freight on the same tracks to such high intensity as the West Coast ...
Threat against Los Angeles rail line called in from a foreign country
foreigndesknews.com - 12/5/2016 10:26:11 AM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Federal and Los Angeles officials said on Monday a "specific" threat had been called in from a foreign country against the city's Red Line commuter rail system, prompting them to alert the public. "This threat is imminent,
Security raised at L.A. rail line after threat warning from foreign country
investing.com - 12/5/2016 11:16:18 AM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Federal and Los Angeles officials said on Monday they had been alerted by authorities in another country to a "specific" threat against the city's Red Line commuter rail system, prompting them to beef up security and alert the public.
Indian Railways’ Maharaja Express gets 7 Star Rating – World’s most luxurious train
www.rushlane.com - 12/7/2016 1:22:46 PM
Maharaja Express, the world’s most luxurious train, owned and operated by Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation ... Maharaja Express is a 23 coach train that runs across 5 routes in the country. Travelers are given a choice of 7 Nights ...
Controversial Kenyan railway plan divides conservationists
The Seattle Times - 11/28/2016 2:27:43 AM
Nairobi enjoys a reputation as the wildlife capital of the world thanks to the expansive Nairobi ... sufficient consideration of its threat to the country’s wildlife. Amid protests over the railway, a coalition of Kenyan conservationists has obtained ...
Chinese rail on fast track to expand overseas
ECNS - 12/5/2016 8:38:49 AM
accounting for 83 percent of countries that operate railway services in the world. "The world's rail-transport market is not as hot as in the past years, just like the global economy. Infrastructure construction needs money. The general demand is falling ...
Track Geometry Measurement System Market Expected to Reach 3.51 Billion USD by 2022
abnewswire.com - 11/29/2016 6:04:16 PM
China is the major contributor for this region. As of 2015, China has the world’s longest high-speed railway network. In addition, the rapid expansions in metro systems in the countries such as India and Australia are creating growth prospects in this ...
Gold Country Welcomes Renovated All-Suites DoubleTree by Hilton
rustourismnews.com - 12/4/2016 7:24:15 PM
DoubleTree by Hilton brings upscale, contemporary lodging to the Gold Country of Northern California with the opening ... Just 11 miles east of Sacramento and within walking distance of the Sunrise Light Rail station, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Sacramento ...
Railway sector on track to achieve low carbon goals
environewsnigeria.com - 12/3/2016 1:03:03 AM
The Handbook also contains more detailed and accurate energy data from railways around the world. In addition to information from ... and seeks to understand how countries include the transport sector and the rail sector in their pledges.
Cycling in Victoria: The High Country Rail Trail
thetravellinglindfields.com - 12/1/2016 11:59:49 PM
When it was completed in 1936 it was the largest dam in the Southern Hemisphere and one of the largest in the world. In 1961 the capacity was doubled as part of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme. The High Country Rail Trail runs along the edge of ...
Southern rail pre-Christmas strike dates changed
The Guardian - 12/1/2016 4:50:19 PM
Numerous independent safety experts have confirmed this. Such trains have been operating safely on Britain’s railway for 30 years and they run in countries around the world. “If the railway is to provide the better services that passengers want and the ...