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
Will China encircle the world with rail?
Pakistan Defence - 10/20/2014 5:52:14 AM
Whether or not Chinese railways will physically encircle the world, it’s hard to think of another example (America with the Internet? Britain or France in the Age of Sail?) of a single country using a single medium with such skill and determination.
Opportunity In The World's Roads, Railways, And Water Systems
Seeking Alpha - 10/21/2014 9:47:17 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 ...
Country can make progress only through power of vote: Saad
Business Recorder - 10/20/2014 1:01:44 PM
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 had ...
China, Russia sign deals on energy, high-speed railways
People's Daily Online - 10/14/2014 8:51:09 AM
(Xinhua/Rao Aimin) MOSCOW, Oct. 13 -- China and Russia on Monday inked a host of cooperation deals ranging from finance and investment to energy and high-speed railways ... and direct investment between the two countries. The frequent meetings between ...
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 HIV-1 virus, a chimpanzee virus, is how HIV spread from Kinshasa to the rest of the world. The study was led by Oliver Pybus of Oxford University and Philippe Lemey of the University ...
CNR to bid for California high-speed project
Ecns - 10/22/2014 3:05:14 AM
China CNR Corporation, one of the country's major train makers ... seen as a business card overseas for the nation, which boasts the world's largest high-speed rail network, industry analysts say. Domestic train makers equipped with low-cost construction ...
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 ... It also wants modern stations in the country with world-class amenities. India has already signed agreements with countries like China and Japan to make ...
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 ...
More than 30 countries pledge to end forest loss by 2030, without key player Brazil
FOX News - 9/23/2014 6:34:24 PM
which is considered one of the world's most important natural defenses against global warming because of its capacity to absorb huge amounts of carbon dioxide. The minister said her country has set a goal of slowing the pace of deforestation to 3,900 ...
Harbhajan Singh to miss Duleep semi-final against Central Zone,Gautam Gambhir to captain North Zone
Cricket Country - 10/22/2014 2:50:55 AM
All eyes will now be on Gambhir and Virender Sehwag, as the duo will look to impress the selectors ahead of the 2015 World Cup.Gambhir ... attack also comprises medium-pacer Pankaj Singh and Railways pacer Anureet Singh among the many talents.
India’s train problems are derailing its economy
worldfinance.com - 8/27/2014 3:17:22 PM
Indian Railways, the world’s third-largest train system ... It is a popular and much-needed means of transportation for the millions of Indians travelling to the country’s urban hubs. According to PwC, more than a quarter of India’s railways are ...
About.com says Railways of the World by Aloha businessman is best family game of 2010
OregonLive - 3/15/2011 3:31:05 PM
And Ellis, as the owner of one of the country's most popular game shops ... which published the game in June 2010. At Rain Day Games, Railways of the World is one of the top five selling games. It hasn't topped Settlers of Catan -- the store's best ...
Government meddling in railways a ‘dangerous proposition’ that could lead to taxpayer bailouts, says CP Rail exec
Financial Post - 10/7/2014 9:16:46 PM
This is clearly not a path to help Canada compete in world markets.” Canada’s railways are already regulated by the ... and then you’re right back to being energy-dependent upon other countries,” he said. Mr. Creel said he’d prefer that ...
Riding India’s railways
Reuters - 2/24/2013 11:59:36 PM
Most of the time I was doing what I was there to do: observing and trying to capture the most significant and fascinating aspects of India’s railways. In a country that is the seventh largest in the world by area and the second largest in the world by ...