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
China, 20 other countries initiate new Asian bank
Yahoo News - 10/24/2014 5:54:39 AM
The new lender would fund the construction of roads, railways ... countries that also include Russia, India, Brazil and South Africa. The planned capital of the Chinese-backed development banks is relatively small compared with existing institutions. The ...
Transport network is the cardiovascular system of a country: Bulgarian state railways official
Focus Information Agency - 10/23/2014 10:35:01 AM
Sofia. “Establishment of a transport system should be coordinated with the needs of the population through its social function of provision of access to public services of the residents of settlements, as well as the needs of the business. This is highly ...
Will China encircle the world with rail?
Pakistan Defence - 10/20/2014 5:52:14 AM
All these companies are state-owned enterprises with some publicly traded stock. It used to be that China built railways in poor African countries to access precious natural resources: with its vast capital reserves, its appetite for risk, and its armies ...
Finance ministers from the world's largest economies determined to sustain recovery
Economic Times - 10/11/2014 10:23:36 PM
Countries with external surpluses and fiscal ... the ministers unveiled plans for a global initiative to build roads, ports, railways and other infrastructure projects to help boost world growth by $2 trillion over the next five years and create millions ...
Opportunity In The World's Roads, Railways, And Water Systems
Seeking Alpha - 10/21/2014 9:47:17 AM
Both dynamics can be at risk based on certain macroeconomic trends. Local economic growth, especially in emerging-markets countries, can drive infrastructure investments. In developed-markets nations, by contrast, local growth by definition is slower ...
Country can make progress only through power of vote: Saad
Business Recorder - 10/20/2014 1:01:44 PM
MULTAN: Federal Minister for Railways, Khawaja Saad Rafique said on Monday the country could only make progress through power of votes, while using force could never lead to development. Addressing the PML-N workers at local Arts Council, he said the world ...
Voices of developing countries should be valued: official
People's Daily Online - 10/23/2014 7:50:22 AM
BEIJING, October 22 (People’s Daily Online) - Developing countries should work together to improve their ... China should put more efforts on exports of technologies about high-speed railways, electric network and airport terminals, Wei said.
A Train Ride Through Time: From Iraq’s Checkered Past Into an Uncertain Future
New York Times - 10/17/2014 11:56:42 PM
“Maybe he would just put a bullet in my head.” Luckily, he got it fixed. As the country is being pulled apart by the Islamic State insurgency, the men of the railways are dreaming of knitting it back together. In his office at the station, Hamid Ali ...
Opportunity in the World’s Roads, Railways, and Water Systems
news.morningstar.com - 10/17/2014 11:25:05 AM
While we believe that the longer-term story of growth in global infrastructure remains intact, short-term hiccups for infrastructure firms in certain parts of the world can offer investors ... especially in emerging-markets countries, can drive ...
AIDS News: Scientists Believe They've Discovered Country of Origin; People With the Disease Are Living Longer
The Latin Post - 10/19/2014 12:41:27 PM
A country in Africa has been discovered by scientists as the ... the expansion of the Belgian railways in that part of Africa, and the trading of goods and services. Some of those goods were primates. Besides the railways and the trading of good and ...
Zimbabwe: Pool Resources, Region Urged
AllAfrica - 10/20/2014 8:22:34 AM
according to a recent World Bank report. Most African countries are facing significant challenges to develop infrastructure in key sectors such as energy, roads and railways. "The pooling of resources among the countries to implement such projects is a ...
USA says some nations not doing enough on economy
USA Today - 10/11/2014 9:30:30 AM
"Countries with external surpluses and fiscal ... the ministers unveiled plans for a global initiative to build roads, ports, railways and other infrastructure projects to help boost world growth by $2 trillion over the next five years and create millions ...
Railway Minister Inaugurates the 59th Annual Railway National Awards Function-2014 at Bangalore
Orissa Diary - 10/10/2014 6:14:15 PM
In the fast transforming world of web based communication through ... On October 2nd, Indian Railways launched the biggest ever cleanliness campaign all over the country in line with the Union government’s Swachh Bharat campaign. The entire railway ...
HK Leader: 'External Forces' Involved in Protests
ABC News - 10/20/2014 1:27:23 AM
Leung added that the foreign actors came from "different countries in different parts of the world," but didn't specify which countries ... to charge at police and to paralyze the railways." It was the first arrest for online protest activity since ...
India Railways' Modernization Plans to Attract Huge Investments
Yahoo Finance India - 10/13/2014 3:11:44 PM
13 -- With government’s plan to make the Indian railways a much more modernized and upgraded one ... It also wants modern stations in the country with world-class amenities. India has already signed agreements with countries like China and Japan to ...