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
Asia’s Oldest Railway Plans More Debt Than GDP of Some Nations
Bloomberg - 7/24/2016 11:42:11 PM
The world’s fourth-largest railroad aims to pour 8.6 ... Modi’s government recognizes the potential impact of railway modernization on the country’s economy, but the scale of the network means it’s crucial to manage investment projects better ...
Unbelievable! Now Avail Upto 75% Concession In Train's AC Tickets: Check Out The List Of Concessions Provided By Indian Railways
Daily Bhaskar - 7/26/2016 10:28:14 PM
Indian railways can be characterized as the lifeline of the country and has one of the largest railways networks in the world. It connects wide parts of the country while helping the populace to travel to remote regions in the land. Along with offering ...
A new era for railways in Africa
BBC - 7/26/2016 5:34:45 PM
The BBC's Mohammed Kabir Mohammed reports, and Andrew Grantham from Railway Gazette International ... that Dutch men are the tallest in the world, and getting taller over time, whilst in some sub-Saharan African countries, people are getting shorter.
A sorry picture of Delhi's four major railway stations
The New Indian Express - 7/24/2016 12:26:20 AM
NEW DELHI: While Indian Railways is aiming to develop world class terminals across the country, the national capital’s four main train stations—New Delhi, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Old Delhi and Anand Vihar Terminal—are in a sorry state. Delhi being the ...
Singapore, Malaysia climb aboard high-speed rail trend
Arkansas Online - 7/24/2016 6:52:52 AM
Asian nations are modernizing their transport infrastructure while China has set up the world's biggest high-speed rail network. Japan has been running bullet trains for more than five decades now. As countries embrace the latest technology, it's also ...
MAPPED: The EU countries being taken to court by Brussels bureaucrats for BREAKING EU LAW
The Daily Express - 7/25/2016 12:49:36 PM
European Commission (EC) chiefs have attacked 13 countries including Italy ... a day for failing to adhere to a 2012 directive on railways. The EC claims Austria's "discriminatory" restrictions on foreign ski instructors are "incompatible" with EU rules ...
Buhari Hails 'Chief Amaechi' for Abuja Railway Completion in Inauguration Speech
naijaonpoint.com - 7/26/2016 3:25:54 PM
It is on record that between 1963 and early ‘80s, Nigeria had a vibrant rail system which conveyed agricultural and livestock and solid mineral resources to Lagos and Port Harcourt sea ports from where they are exported to other parts of the world.
Pope Francis Hopes the 31st World Youth Day will Bring Unity to the World
World Religion News - 7/26/2016 9:38:08 PM
While in the country ... made massive arrangements for the World Youth Day event and Poland security forces are on high alert. Pope Francis will be escorted by the Polish troops during all his appearances. The Polish rail network has deployed hundreds ...
Abuja-Kaduna Rail line, Prospects and Challenges
Nigerian Observer Online Edition - 7/26/2016 7:40:37 AM
The railway is one of the oldest, effective and efficient means for transporting passengers and cargoes across the world. In Nigeria ... the railway to important economic centres across the country. According to him, the project has already started ...
Railways’ electrification drive faces hurdles
The Hindu Business Line - 7/24/2016 5:01:20 PM
“In addition, more than half of the world’s railway systems run on standard gauge (1,435 mm ... including lower pollution, the country should opt for electric traction on a long-term basis,” said an official. “Moreover, major trunk routes, barring ...
Took By Storm, Startup Culture, Making Travelling Hustle Free
Silicon India - 7/20/2016 9:45:15 PM
BENGALURU: Roughly carrying 23 million travelers or passenger a day, Indian railway is one of the world's largest railway networks ... fighting against all odds, some startups around the country have come up with effective solutions to transform the ...
Renault Lodgy World Edition with special features launched at INR 9.74 lakh ex-Delhi
Motoroids - 7/25/2016 9:14:51 AM
The Lodgy World Edition will be powered by the proven 1.5 litre dCi (Common Rail Direct Injection ... Commenting on the launch of the Lodgy World Edition, Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director, Renault India Operations, said, “Since its ...
Buhari: FG to link all states, commercial centres of Nigeria with rail lines.
thenewsnigeria.com.ng - 7/26/2016 9:30:58 PM
President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that the federal government would link all states and commercial centres in the country with rail lines. He stated this ... they are exported to other parts of the world. It is our vision and hope that those good ...
How to See India by Luxury Train?
Bay Net - 7/26/2016 7:43:36 PM
Indian railway operates a number of luxury trains catering to various ... “Palace On Wheels” is the first pan-country super luxury train of India. Started on January 26, India’s Republic Day, in 1982; this train service was refurbished in August ...
Hong Kong — one country, two economies
Dawn - 7/25/2016 11:38:01 AM
ON the edge of Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, workers are building a cavernous station that will be the terminus for one of the most expensive high-speed rail links ever constructed ... territory and its mother country. Instead, the over-budget and ...