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
Tsinghua ranked world's best in engineering
AsiaOne - 10/9/2015 3:38:45 AM
Tsinghua did not respond on Wednesday because of the country's weeklong National Day holiday ... We constructed the most tall buildings, bridges and railways in the world, and we educated the greatest number of engineering students, all of which requires ...
Railway Board to shut premier Jamalpur institute
Times of India - 10/8/2015 2:45:39 PM
It is one of the oldest institutes of this country and its history dates back ... have consistently reached highest positions in the railway system and have done exceedingly well in the outside world too. Sources say, an innocuous reference from UPSC ...
Indian Railways to get fresh design upgrade this Diwali
The Indian Express - 10/8/2015 12:43:58 PM
Before rolling out the final product, Railways will be engaged in a brainstorming session with designers and professional coach manufacturers from nine countries ... design solutions from the best in the world and make Indian coaches as future-perfect ...
Infratweets: Off-budget funding for Indian Railways
Financial Express - 10/7/2015 7:04:32 PM
The financial package from the World Bank is likely to be a major boost for the Indian Railways minister’s efforts to fund ... Once completed, the ILR will add 35 million hectares to the country’s irrigated land and help generate 34,000 MW or over ...
Uzbekistan: The Silk Road by rail
Daily Telegraph - 10/9/2015 5:07:38 PM
We would see those socks on every tree in the country, painted at the base of the trunk for protection against insects and sun. • 15 reasons why the Trans-Siberian is the world's greatest rail journey Ours was essentially an urban odyssey, a round of ...
Plan to double coal output by 2020
asia.nikkei.com - 10/8/2015 12:43:58 PM
Press Information Bureau The government has complementary plans to develop railways and inland waterways ... Goyal said the developed world should support such efforts in developing countries. "They should participate and share this responsibility ...
Officials: Broken rail caused West Virginia train derailment
The Seattle Times - 10/9/2015 7:13:30 AM
He believed weather wasn’t a factor. CSX and the contractor have been fined $25,000 apiece for failing to verify a potential rail defect, the FRA said. “Our country relies on the safe transportation of large quantities of energy products across the ...
Officials: Broken rail caused February W.V. train derailment
PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 10/9/2015 9:50:58 AM
CSX and the contractor have been fined $25,000 apiece for failing to verify a potential rail defect, the FRA said. “Our country relies on the safety transportation of large quantities of energy products across the nation, and it is our responsibility to ...
Rail bikes prove popular in New York's Adirondacks, but they may be derailed by trail plan
The Vancouver Sun - 10/8/2015 6:46:03 AM
... with other scenic rail lines in other parts of the country even as they urge customers to lobby to save the Adirondack tracks. "These are the only rail bikes of their kind in the world outside of South Korea," Catchpoole said on a recent sunny morning ...
Russia Turns to Sun, Wind to Improve Electricity Supply for Country’s Far East
Renewable Energy World - 10/9/2015 12:49:56 PM
Russian company RAO ES East will construct 178 renewable energy facilities with a total capacity of 146 MW within the coming five to seven years at the country’s Far East ... growing together with the tariffs on railway transportation.
Premier hopes to see early start to Thailand railway
China Daily - 10/10/2015 12:38:36 AM
"In addition, rail cooperation will also promote cultural and people-to-people exchanges between China and Thailand, as well as exchanges between China and countries in the Indochina Peninsula," Li said. "China and Thailand are family." The minister ...
BACK IN TIME: Midland once had ‘longest auto line’ in world
Odessa American - 10/8/2015 10:56:35 AM
In one 1909 newspaper, The Midland Examiner produced a “Special Prosperity Edition” and one article in that newspaper was proudly headlined “The Longest Auto Line In The World Is Here ... of the entire Plains country on its route,” the article ...
China wants to build the world a railway
CNBC - 11/20/2014 2:23:41 AM
The developing world is embarking on a massive infrastructure boom ... Much of that investment will be geared toward transportation projects like the Nigerian railway, as developing countries seek to put in place the capacity needed to keep up with ...
Theatre in the Quarter scoops national award for First World War show
Vital - 10/9/2015 8:49:32 PM
Theatre in the Quarter has won a national award for its 2014 First World War Commemorative piece of theatre which toured railway stations across the north of England and London last year. The award was received by playwright Helen Newall and Mid Cheshire ...
Ukrainian Railways sanctions Russian cargo operator
investing.com - 9/29/2015 6:13:46 AM
Ukrzaliznytsya added that Russian railway operators had processed 1.5 million tonnes of cargo in Ukraine so far this year or 0.6 percent of the country's total railway cargo turnover. Last week Ukraine banned Russian airlines, including Aeroflot ...