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, 2012See also: Railways map
Kashmir rail link project to be completed by 2020: Railway officials
Times of India - 7/4/2015 1:11:55 PM
SRINAGAR: The rail-link from Banihal to Katra, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, would be completed by 2020 ... The general manager said the track would also have the world's longest and highest railway bridge.
Kashmir rail link project to be completed by 2020
IBN LIve - 7/4/2015 1:54:52 PM
The rail-link from Banihal to Katra, connecting Kashmir Valley with the rest of the country, would be completed by 2020 ... The general manager said the track would also have the world's longest and highest railway bridge. "It will be 359 metres high ...
World Bank to lend $650 million for Indian rail project
Yahoo Finance - 7/1/2015 10:59:28 AM
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The World Bank said on Wednesday it had cleared a $650 million loan for a huge Indian freight rail corridor that will span 1,840 kms (1,140 miles) across the northern heartland of the country. Construction of the Eastern Dedicated ...
India railway project signals change in government infrastructure strategy
The National - 7/4/2015 4:36:31 AM
develop the road and rail connectivity and airports.” The World Bank in a recent report on India’s development highlighted the country’s weak infrastructure as an area that desperately needed to be addressed. “The pace of reforms will need to be ...
Kashmir rail link project to be completed by 2020: Official
Economic Times - 7/4/2015 7:38:28 PM
SRINAGAR: The rail-link from Banihal to Katra, connecting Kashmir Valley with the rest of the country, would be completed by 2020 ... The general manager said the track would also have the world's longest and highest railway bridge.
Switzerland: railway posts teaches how to use toilet
Ghana Web - 7/4/2015 12:43:17 PM
One of the places the pictograms are on display is Mount Rigi railway, at Lake Lucerne ... Tourists from the Gulf region or Asian countries are not very aware of our way of living. 'It’s happened that people relieve themselves in the shower rather ...
Katra-Bannihal link, with world's highest rail bridge, to be ready by 2020
Net India 123 - 6/24/2015 6:53:03 PM
"It would be completed by 2020." "This section of the rail link will have the world's highest bridge at 359 metres, he added. "With its completion, the valley will finally be connected with the rest of the country through railways." Earlier, Prime Minister ...
World Bank approves $650 mn loan for Eastern Freight Corridor
Financial Express - 7/1/2015 2:48:32 PM
The corridor, which will pass through states like Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, will benefit from the new rail infrastructure, bringing jobs and much-needed development to some of India’s poorest regions,” World Bank Country Director (India) Onno Ruhl said.
Indian Railway Team wins World Railway Championship 2015 in Tennis & Volleyball
oneindia.com - 6/23/2015 7:37:11 PM
... railways sporting association with members from various countries. The purpose of USIC is to encourage the practice of amateur sport among railway employees in all over the world a spirit of comradeship and in accordance with the Olympic ideal and to ...
Toilets with Piped Music for Rich, Open Defecation on Rail Tracks for Poor
Inter Press Service - 6/30/2015 9:30:35 PM
UNITED NATIONS, Jun 30 2015 (IPS) - As most developing nations fall short of meeting their goals on sanitation, the world’s poorest countries have been lagging ... openly in nearby rural jungles or on rail tracks (with their bowel movements apparently ...
China joins global elite in fast rail
Eastday English - 6/29/2015 10:11:44 AM
China has become a world leader in high-speed railway technology ... marking a new chapter in China's high-speed railways," he said, adding that only a handful of countries are capable of manufacturing the sophisticated apparatus, including Germany and ...
From the archive, 2 July 1915: Women can work on the railways
theguardian.com - 7/2/2015 4:31:44 AM
and a limited number will be engaged in this capacity all over the country. Clerical Work.- With the disappearance of competition among the companies one of the strongest objections to the employment of women railway clerks goes, and they will be employed ...
'We will never join a boycott against Israel,' says Canadian railway giant
YNET News - 7/2/2015 11:19:45 AM
Bombardier is considered one of the world's largest manufacturers of railway equipment, and operates in 141 countries. In 2014, the company's profits amounted to 20.1 billion Euros. Double-deck coaches have been a success at Israel Railways (Photo ...
Nation & World briefing
The Bulletin - 7/3/2015 7:00:52 AM
But if we are rejecting Europe, I disagree with that,” he said — a position that many of Greece’s perplexed public find themselves in ahead of one of the most important votes in their country’s ... Tennessee rail spill — A CSX train car carrying ...