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 best train journeys in the world, according to author Michael Williams
themalaymailonline.com - 5/22/2015 11:35:34 PM
“My previous books looked into a set of train journeys, observing Britain from a train carriage window, while my present book is about the joys of the railways ... 10 favourite rail journeys in the world. With Country Holidays, you will also be able ...
Ratan Tata for incentive-based approach to address railways problems
Firstpost - 5/13/2015 3:39:29 PM
It was decided to collect various data concerning railways of other countries like China ... "We all have to collectively work to make Indian Railways as no. 1 railway in the world, so that it can serve people and nation in the best possible manner."
The Nation - 5/13/2015 9:30:14 PM
the other countries have actually not fared so badly in managing their respective Railways’ affairs. Indian Railways (IR) continues to be a profit making enterprise, despite providing one of the lowest per mile rates in the world both on its passenger ...
Railways not a company where you can transfer ownership to a private entity: Suresh Prabhu
Economic Times - 5/19/2015 4:22:28 PM
and at a time when there is no other country in the world which will have appetite for investment into infrastructure as much as India has. ET Now: Railways has a lot of land parcel. People think that should be monetised. What do you think about this?
World Bank officials to tour ‘dying’ Byo
New Zimbabwe - 5/20/2015 1:50:58 PM
SENIOR World Bank officials are visiting Zimbabwe to have a first-hand appreciation of the challenges facing the country. The two directors ... They will also visit the National Railways of Zimbabwe, the Cold Storage Commission as well as tour one of ...
Country witnessing fast pace economic activity: PM
Business Recorder - 5/15/2015 3:29:57 PM
He noted that the toilet of the newly inaugurated train was far better than the ones of the Pakistan International Airlines and said his government was working to make PIA one of the best in the world ... the country. She said Pakistan Railways would ...
China's got talent: the 'financial diplomats' reshaping the country's role on global stage
South China Morning Post - 5/22/2015 6:49:14 PM
Membership: A total of 57 countries have joined the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as founding members. They include 16 of the leading G20 economies, all five of the world's largest ... scale projects such as roads, railways and ports to meet Asia's ...
A photo walk through 14 beautiful World Heritage Sites in India
travel.india.com - 5/14/2015 11:59:22 PM
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), a historic railway station in India is also one of the busiest ones in the country ... Wonders of the World, is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 13. Mountain Railways of India ...
PICTURED 5 Superfast Railways From Around The World That Make Amtrak Look Slow And Antiquated
International Business Times - 5/13/2015 2:56:32 PM
But it's far from the fastest worldwide. In fact, compared with train service in a number of other countries, it's downright pokey. Amtrak’s infrastructure “continues to age and suffers” from underfunding, Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman stated ...
India's Ancient Railways Meet High-Tech Scheduling
The Huffington Post - 5/18/2015 2:33:18 AM
Last month, Indian Railways became the first company in the country to launch a mobile-based customer complaint service. Mumbai’s metro service also recently launched one of the world’s most flexible fare card systems, where riders can pay their fare ...
I have always been fascinated by Korea: PM Modi
India Today - 5/19/2015 4:19:29 AM
How a country of the size of Gujarat can achieve so much progress. - We are keen to modernise railways, planning metro rail in 50 ... Korea has given exemplary products to the world, want to replicate Korean model. - I came here when I was the CM of ...
Zimbabwe: World Bank Warms Up to Zim Funding
AllAfrica - 5/21/2015 6:18:48 AM
I feel that the World Bank should support these companies and certainly this will create employment as well as boost economic growth," he said. The country requires about ... the National Railways of Zimbabwe, the Cold Storage Company, Mpilo Central ...
Is Greece Still A Country If Someone Else Owns Its Assets?
Safe Haven - 5/22/2015 10:16:50 PM
After the country went functionally bankrupt a few years ago ... Russian train operator Russian Railways, and International Container Terminal Services, a port management company established by Filipino businessman Enrique K Razon who has a personal ...
Uncurl the body
The Economist online - 5/22/2015 11:57:03 PM
In railways, private firms will be given ... As a benchmark, the government is using the World Bank’s ease of doing business index, which ranks India a dire 142nd out of 189 countries, behind countries such as Yemen, Sierra Leone and Ethiopia (see ...
£10 million lottery grant approved for "world class" Leicester railway museum scheme
Leicester Mercury - 5/19/2015 11:53:27 PM
"Leicester had one of the world's earliest railways and it was also a hub of the Midland line. "The new museum will ensure that key parts of the national collection are accessible at the heart of the country for the first time, but just as important we ...