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
Railway's revenue to increase by 50% over 5 years: Suresh Prabhu
Zee News - 2/5/2016 4:41:02 PM
Addressing India Investment Summit 2016 here, he said India is the "most happening country" in the world at a time when major economies are witnessing a slowdown, which he said makes it all the more compelling to invest in railway. The Railways ...
Indian Railways' income to grow by 50% over 5 years, says Suresh Prabhu
International Business Times - 2/6/2016 11:53:31 AM
The minister said that India is currently the "most happening country" in the world, while many of the major economies are witnessing a slowdown. Prabhu also said that India's growth prospects make investments in railways even more attractive, reports ...
India Due To Become Fastest Growing Country
Yahoo News - 2/8/2016 9:49:27 AM
Since then he has tried to kickstart India's flagging economy through a slew of reforms in the road, railways ... The country is the third largest importer of crude oil behind America and China. In the 2016 report of the World Bank for Doing Business ...
Arun Jaitley pitches investment scope in infra, railways to sovereign funds
The Indian Express - 2/4/2016 8:24:08 PM
Jaitley said with one-sixth of the world population and ... for infrastructure projects in the country from the next financial year starting April. The government has already identified 5-6 infrastructure projects in railways and highways sector, he ...
Increasing train speed is a challenge before railways: Manoj Sinha
India - 2/5/2016 8:19:57 AM
“To meet the challenges, the system is trying to keep abreast with the latest technological developments in the world but ... and bridges. Railways cater to the transport needs of the people covering entire length and breadth of country.
World’s fastest growing economy Ethiopia is new flavour of the month for Africa watchers
Nazret - 2/6/2016 1:09:16 AM
“It is unimaginable to think of Ethiopia as one of the fast-growing countries in the world without government spending ... Contractors from China have almost finished building an electrified railway to neighboring Djibouti, Ethiopia’s main port ...
India Investment Summit 2016: Jaitley woos sovereign funds to invest in infra, railways
Firstpost - 2/4/2016 12:53:09 PM
Opening the two-day India Investment Summit 2016 here, the minister highlighted opportunities the country presents to investors and sought investment in sectors like road, highways, oil&gas, urban infrastructure and railways. He also held closed-door ...
FM Jaitley urges sovereign wealth funds to invest in infrastructure, railways, energy
Daily News and Analysis - 2/4/2016 7:45:21 AM
Showcasing investment opportunities India offers, Jaitley said with one-sixth of the world population ... the country presents to investors and sought investment in sectors like road, highways, oil&gas, urban infrastructure and railways.
Wall Street Journal - 2/3/2016 2:41:43 PM
Paul Hannon Prime Minister Enda Kenny said the country would hold a general election at the end ... litany of shortcomings in plans for a $5.5 billion China-funded high-speed railway, casting doubt on the project and highlighting President Joko Widodo ...
Mapped: The world's largest rail networks
Daily Telegraph - 9/22/2015 11:15:34 AM
Unsurprisingly, the largest and most populous countries dominate, with the USA, China, Russia, India and Canada making up the top five. There are some more surprising findings, however. The British attachment to rail travel is clear. It has the world's ...
Increasing train speed is a challenge before railways: MoS Railways Manoj Sinha
Economic Times - 2/5/2016 10:24:38 PM
"To meet the challenges, the system is trying to keep abreast with the latest technological developments in the world but ... and bridges. Railways cater to the transport needs of the people covering entire length and breadth of country.
World pledges more aid for refugees, ignoring permanency of crisis
Today's Zaman - 2/7/2016 8:10:25 AM
while the European Union and the rest of the world are still divided over how to raise money and share the burden. At an aid conference in London on Thursday, leaders and diplomats from 70 countries once more agreed to take immediate measures to improve ...
China transforms from 'world factory' to 'world market'
ECNS - 2/3/2016 1:27:09 AM
"In terms of large equipment, China has three strong exports – high-speed rail, nuclear power ... China become an important 'world market'. Currently, China has signed and implemented 14 free trade agreements involving 22 countries and regions.
Britain's Royal Mail opens up secret underground railway
Channel News Asia - 2/4/2016 3:37:48 PM
LONDON: A mysterious underground railway spanning London forms the centrepiece of a ... It's what helped make London the richest and most important city in the world 100 years ago. "It's completely unknown by most Londoners. It's going to completely ...
IN PHOTOS: What the world's largest human migration used to look like
Shanghaiist - 2/5/2016 10:21:39 AM
Ticket scalpers and temporary encampments were common fixtures of a Chinese railway station during the lead up to the largest annual mass migration in the world. This 1978 photo ... to shuttle human cargo around the country. General aversion to orderly ...