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
The Indian migrants who built Kenya's 'lunatic line'
CNN - 12/11/2014 11:02:48 AM
They came in ships and dhows, having been coaxed here to build one of the continent's great railways ... of the country make her proud of her roots. "I would not like to be distinguished as a Kenyan from a different region of the world," Shah said.
Ukrainian Railways will keep all former rail routes to Russia intact
ИТАР-ТАСС - 12/9/2014 5:38:53 PM
The Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia) will keep all its former rail ... The reason is poor profits from passenger transportation to these countries by rail, he explained. "Earlier, a schedule of passenger transportations had been endorsed in summer ...
China to co-fund first Indian rail university
universityworldnews.com - 12/5/2014 3:13:18 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently promised to set up four such universities in the country, and the government is set to ... Tongji University and Southwest Jiaotong University – Railways Ministry officials submitted a report saying that China ...
Indian Railways Rating System to Be Industry Friendly
The New Indian Express - 12/12/2014 10:25:49 AM
CHENNAI: Indian Railways is now coming out with a new rating system with ... He also highlighted that the logistics sector in the country is the costliest one when compared with the developing world. Captain V J Pushpa Kumar, director f Indian Institute ...
Passengers packed into sweltering carriages, overflowing toilets, clueless staff and police called to quell a mutiny: My Bank Holiday nightmare on Britain's Third World ...
Daily Mail - 5/27/2013 10:46:17 PM
It was a journey that tested many of our fellow passengers to the limit; a frightening experience for some and confirmation that in so many areas of life Britain is nothing more than a Third World country run ... whose railways are famous for their lunatic ...
India signs $1100 million pact with World Bank for Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor
Domain-b - 12/12/2014 1:24:47 PM
The guarantee agreement was signed by Onno Ruhl, country director World Bank and Tarun Bajaj ... The project having an outlay in excess of Rs80,000 crore is being set up by Indian Railways to supplement the rail transport capacity. Meanwhile, like any ...
India's railways: Celebrating the country's narrow-gauge lines
The Independent - 12/1/2014 11:36:08 AM
The Indian subcontinent is renowned for its railways. Begun during the British Raj under the rule of Governor General Lord Dalhousie, between 1848 and 1856, the Indian rail network is today the world's third-biggest, carrying more than 20 million people ...
China's Li Keqiang visits Bangkok with Thai junta craving allies
Economic Times - 12/19/2014 7:07:14 PM
"The railways are a very important issue," Yongyuth Mayalarp told ... "reflects the fact that situation is normal now in our country." "They (the leaders) are all confident in the situation in Thailand and in the way the country is running," he added.
China to modernize Bangalore, Bhubaneswar railway stations
RTN - 12/19/2014 4:15:26 PM
Train operations would remain with the Railways and only identified services would be provided ... the Chinese are also far ahead of India in terms of railway technology. Not only the does the country have one of the world’s fastest railway services ...
In a Journey on a Crumbling Railway, a Picture of a Nation’s Troubles
New York Times - 5/19/2013 6:56:34 AM
It was about Pakistan itself. “The railways are the true image of our country,” he said, sipping his tea in the heat. “If you want to see Pakistan, see its railways.” For all the wonders offered by a train journey across Pakistan — a country of ...
World Bank provides $1.1bn for Indian freight corridor
Arabian Spply Chain - 12/17/2014 6:30:50 AM
the project is also aimed at boosting transportation capacity of Indian Railways. The World Bank had approved the first loan of $975m in May 2011 to fund the 343km Khurja-Kanpur section under the EDFC program. World Bank country director in India Onno Ruhl ...
'Gyanodaya Express' to arrive in Assam Saturday
Daijiworld - 12/19/2014 7:57:21 PM
Guwahati, Dec 19 (IANS): Gyanodaya Express, an initiative of the Indian Railways to expose students to the history ... on full tariff rates to eligible students from any part of the country travelling to northeastern states in charter trains or coaches ...
FG to privatise railways, inland waterways, 6 others in 2015
Vanguard - 12/17/2014 11:48:47 PM
Additionally, Dikki said that besides these bills, the bureau is working with the relevant ministries to reform Sports, Tourism, Health and Housing sectors of the country by reviewing the policy, legal and regulatory frameworks for these sectors.
About.com says Railways of the World by Aloha businessman is best family game of 2010
OregonLive - 3/15/2011 3:31:05 PM
Steve Ellis, who owns Rainy Day Games, designed the Railways of the World card game with James Eastham ... And Ellis, as the owner of one of the country's most popular game shops, knew what made a successful game. So they started working.
Riding India’s railways
Reuters - 2/26/2013 8:05:11 AM
My journey on the great railways of India began on October 23, 2012. The trip not only marked my first visit to India, it was also the first time that I had ever travelled on real trains because my home country, Nepal, does not have a proper rail network.