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
China-Pak railway cooperation to match bullet train speed
China - 9/28/2016 2:49:58 AM
Ahsan Iqbal leading the Pakistan delegation to China on Monday in Beijing. During the meeting Saad Rafique discussed cooperation between the two countries in railways focusing particularly on the ML1 Karachi-Peshawar railway project. He expressed the hope ...
Railway Budget, a vanishing trick
The Hindu - 9/22/2016 4:18:48 PM
Perhaps nowhere in the world is a political functionary called upon to present a financial report card of the country’s largest public undertaking in the full glare of publicity. A separate post-Budget discussion in Parliament on the Railways ...
DP World adds 2 container rail routes
hellenicshippingnews.com - 9/27/2016 1:35:23 PM
DP World-operated Container Rail Road Services (CRRS ... of 77 operating marine and inland terminals supported by over 50 related businesses in 40 countries across six continents. Container handling is the company’s core business and generates more ...
Indian Railways unifier of country, says President
Can India News - 9/22/2016 6:13:20 PM
“It connects people across the length and breath of the country with a rail network of more than 66,000 km ... Noting that they would confront new problems as the world is changing fast, he told them to be able to meet those challenges with a “spirit ...
Google Station promises “fast Wi-Fi for everyone” around the world
Phandroid - 9/27/2016 4:48:40 PM
Google has announced a new initiative by the name of “Google Station” which hopes to bring reliable public Wi-Fi hotspots to different locations around the world ... Railways in an effort to keep everyone connected at various train stations in the country.
World’s Longest Desert Expressway Completed By China
vishwagujarat.com - 9/27/2016 1:35:23 PM
An expressway in China’s northwestern region, hailed as the world’s longest desert stretch ... It was co-constructed by China Communications Construction, China Railway Group Limited, and China State Construction. The over 2,500-kilometre Jingxin ...
Canada's greatest rail journeys
wanderlust.co.uk - 9/22/2016 2:14:08 AM
They want what we all want: to experience their country up close and to have the time to engage ... and unquestionably one of the world’s great railway journeys. After initial grandstand views of Lake Ontario and the CN Tower, the trains heads out ...
Chinese Built Railway Line Linking Ethiopia To Djibouti Now Completed
africanglobe.net - 9/26/2016 7:13:01 PM
The electrified railway line which provides both freight and passenger transportation services will allow landlocked Ethiopia to easily access to world markets and further boost the country’s trade volume hence it reduces travel time by over 50%.
Road and Rail Construction Projects in the Middle East and Africa - Industry Growth, Size and Project Insights
sbwire.com - 9/27/2016 3:44:14 PM
Railway projects dominate, with a combined valued of US$449.8 billion, accounting for 57% of the total value. - Nigeria leads the 14 countries in terms of the ... ResearchMoz is the world's fastest growing collection of market research reports worldwide.
Indian Railways development authority: Suresh Prabhu led ministry divided over route
Financial Express - 9/27/2016 3:05:28 AM
... to review in appeal,” Union minister for railways Suresh Prabhu had said while presenting the 2015-16 Rail Budget. Many countries in the world have a separate transport regulator which besides tariff determination also sets performance and safety ...
Ethiopia: Landmark railway line blazes path to seaports
worldbulletin.net - 9/25/2016 7:11:13 AM
In a landmark first for Africa, a railway line linking Ethiopia, the continent’s second-most populous country, and Djibouti, a small nation in the Horn of Africa, has been completed, drastically cutting Ethiopia’s costs for accessing world markets.
China developing 500km/h trains to lead export of high-speed rail technology
raillynews.com - 9/26/2016 9:40:21 AM
The country is using high-speed rail as the next spearhead to gain a technological edge over the United States, Japan and Europe. The domestic high-speed tracks already cover 20,000km, or 60 per cent of the world’s installed network. That will expand to ...
Germany Has the World's First Hydrogen-Powered Passenger Train
CityLab - 9/26/2016 12:53:38 PM
It will still revolutionize rail travel, quite possibly across the world, with one dramatic change ... even if it may in the end exceed that for a diesel train. In countries forced to make tough choices to slash their carbon emissions, buying the system ...
Jaitley flays protectionist policies of developed world
Times of India - 9/27/2016 5:02:59 PM
Mumbai, Sep 27 () Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today frowned upon the growing tendency of protectionism across the world, especially in the US ... "The tenor of debate in many countries, the US in particular, is becoming extremely protectionist.
Global competitiveness: Pakistan ranks last in South Asia
Business Recorder - 9/28/2016 3:04:17 AM
The World ... 138 countries the institutions are ranked as: Intellectual Property Organisation (109), Judicial Independence (88), Police Services (118), Auditor General of Pakistan Revenues (121), National Highways Authority (77), Pakistan Railways ...