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
Global Track – China sees its railways covering the world
Macauhub - 11/27/2015 6:51:10 AM
In 2014, it carried 2.49 million passengers a day, making it the most heavily used network in the world. According to the official media, China is in talks with 28 countries on high-speed rail projects. They have printed maps showing lines from Harbin to ...
PH signs biggest ever JICA loan: $2B for railway
ABS-CBN News - 11/27/2015 7:34:07 AM
MANILA - The Philippines has secured a $2 billion loan or P94 billion from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to fund the North-South commuter railway project ... ever extended by JICA to any country for a single project. It carries an interest ...
China to spend over $437 billion on railways over next five years: State media
Economic Times - 11/27/2015 10:40:14 AM
The country's total rail network, mostly built by state firms China Railway Group and China Railway Construction is now 112,000 kilometres long. Its high-speed rail network, the world's longest, is 16,000 kilometres long.
Can Ethiopia’s railway bring peace to Somalia?
BBC - 11/22/2015 11:53:35 PM
Mr Getachew expresses bewilderment at the World Bank and Western donors such as the European ... which controls much of the country. As one Ethiopian rail enthusiast put it: "Maybe Mr Getachew will be remembered not only as Ethiopia's Brunel but as a ...
10 Longest Rail and Road Tunnels in India
Silicon India - 11/27/2015 2:12:00 AM
Roads and rail network in India is one of the largest transport networks in the world. Bridges and tunnels play a major role in the connectivity across the country, compiles Walk Through India. India is a subcontinent where the northern frontiers of India ...
Railway lessons for India: With love, from Japan
freepressjournal.in - 11/26/2015 5:40:47 AM
Other countries, which introduced high speed railways much later, have witnessed worse accidents and high numbers of deaths. The newest Shinkansen travels at a maximum speed of 320 km/hour, and is the fastest in the world. Equally impressive is that even ...
Stranded migrants block railway, call hunger strike
Reuters - 11/23/2015 11:13:37 AM
Asked by Reuters where he wanted to go, the man, a 34-year-old electrical engineer named Hamid, said: "To any free country in the world. I cannot go back ... Iranians and others blocked the railway line running between the two countries, halting at ...
Stranded refugees block railway, call hunger strike
Times of India - 11/24/2015 1:18:17 AM
Read More IDOMENI, GREECE: Moroccans, Iranians and Pakistanis on Greece's northern border with Macedonia blocked rail traffic and demanded passage ... said: "To any free country in the world. I cannot go back. I will be hanged." Hundreds of thousands ...
Japan says it plans $10.6 billion in climate finance for developing countries in 2020
FOX News - 11/25/2015 11:57:11 PM
TOKYO – Japan says it plans to provide 1.3 trillion yen ($10.6 billion) in climate financing for developing countries in 2020 ... He said funds will go to projects such as urban railways, geothermal power generation and training, and other areas where ...
JICA seals record $2-B loan for Philippines railway project
Philstar - 11/28/2015 11:57:48 AM
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines and Japan officially signed yesterday a $2-billion loan facility for the construction of what will become the country’s largest railway system ... development partners in the world...Thus, we thank the government ...
Over 100 big firms from 20 countries to attend ‘Trans4 2016’
The Peninsula - 11/27/2015 12:03:09 AM
Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani (pictured), Chairman of QC, stressed on the importance of the transportation sector in the economic plans and strategies as well as the social development of the country ... the Fifa world cup in 2022 ...
Traveling the World Takes Minutes with This Walkable Map of the Planet
Auto Evolution - 11/28/2015 10:10:25 AM
The place is an old market and railway town in Region Nordjylland on the Jutland ... Here, visitors can march across all the world’s countries in a matter of minutes, and they can even stop at the coffee shop for personalized quick snacks.
China Railway Group team wins $1.6 bln Hungary high-speed rail contract
Reuters - 11/25/2015 10:35:27 AM
On Tuesday, China signed financing and construction deals with the two countries on the sidelines of a summit ... Fresh from building the world's longest high-speed rail network, China has been heavily promoting its high-speed rail expertise to other ...
China and India drive recent changes in world coal trade
Today's Energy Solutions - 11/24/2015 11:58:22 PM
Washington, D.C. - China and India accounted for 98% of the increase in world ... rail transportation projects for facilitating increased shipments of coal from major producing regions in northeastern India to demand centers in other parts of the country.
China: Construction at sea will benefit other countries
gosporttimes.com - 11/26/2015 9:01:12 AM
whose administration has backed the Philippines and other Southeast Asian countries who have long-standing disputes with China in the South China Sea. Philippine President Benigno Aquino told an Asia-Pacific summit yesterday that "the world is watching ...