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
The Longest Railway Tunnels In The World
worldatlas.com - 2/22/2017 5:06:25 PM
Switzerland is a mountainous country with the Alps being a large barrier in ... The Channel Tunnel is the second-longest underwater railway tunnel in the world, after the Japanese Seikan Tunnel. The tunnel reaches depths of 790 feet below sea level.
South Korea likely to redevelop New Delhi railway station as world class facility
NYOOOZ - 2/19/2017 10:29:07 AM
(Express photo by Jaipal Singh) South Korea has come forward to redevelop the New Delhi railway station, one of the busiest terminals in the country, as a world-class facility. Catering to more than five lakh passengers in a day, the station will be ...
Thanks To South Korea, This Indian Railway Station Will Soon Get A World Class Makeover
topyaps.com - 2/22/2017 10:25:33 AM
South Korea has taken this initiative to redevelop the New Delhi railway station, one of the busiest terminals in the country, as a world-class facility. The Rs. 10,000 crore re-development project will turn the busy station into a world-class junction.
Should FG privatise railways?
Punch - 2/21/2017 12:25:27 AM
All over the world, the railway system is one of the most efficient means of ... if it is done holistically. Several things in the country have been privatised, but the essence of privatising them has not been achieved. The problem I have with ...
7000 Railway Stations Would Be 100% Solar Powered; Govt Allocates Rs 8100 Cr For Doubling Solar Power in India
Trak.in - 2/23/2017 10:17:13 AM
of India has decided to go full throttle for pushing solar power generation in the country ... even as plans for putting 7000 railway stations under 100% solar power is rapidly underway. India now wants to become world’s leading hub for alternate ...
China to start construction on 35 railway projects: report
Xinhua News Agency - 2/19/2017 1:42:23 PM
featuring the world's largest high-speed rail network of more than 22,000 km. While the vast network has enhanced connectivity in large swathes of the country, construction lags behind in the less developed western regions. The government wants to address ...
Indian Railways Dedicated Freight Corridor: First portion to be operational by 2018
Jagran Josh - 2/14/2017 11:17:59 AM
DFCCIL, a special purpose vehicle of the railways, owns the responsibility to develop six Dedicated Freight Corridors across the country ... up on priority basis with funding assistance from World Bank and Japan International Cooperation Agency ...
World Bank says energy report ‘paints a limited and distorted picture’
Power Engineering - 2/22/2017 4:52:06 PM
"The World Bank has pledged to help countries adopt a low-carbon development path specifically ... reducing traffic pollution through more efficient railway and urban transport systems, to financing projects to find cost-effective solutions in ...
Global Wheels & Axles for Railways Market: Xinyang Tonghe Wheels, Taiyuan Heavy Industry, Semco, OMK
openpr.com - 2/23/2017 6:35:18 AM
Section 6 covers the global Wheels & Axles for Railways market key regions, with sales, market share and revenue by key countries in these regions, from 2012 to 2017; Section 7, 8 and 9 analyzes the top manufacturers of Wheels & Axles for Railways ...
Woman killed by Storm Doris 'weather bomb' as gusts hit 100mph and blizzard-like snow batters Britain
Daily Telegraph - 2/23/2017 1:59:07 PM
The avenue is one the region's top tourist attractions, with Game of Thrones fans from all over the world travelling to ... by Storm Doris while Network Rail has imposed speed restrictions on several lines around the country. Network Rail warned of delays ...
Chinese-built railway links Ethiopia to sea
guardian.ng - 2/16/2017 2:54:32 AM
The connection to the ports (of Djibouti) will give a bounce and our economy will grow faster,” said Mekonnen Getachew, project manager of the Ethiopian Railways Corporation. – All Chinese staff – The Horn of Africa country was the world’s fastest ...
A Canadian City Thrives on Gas, Like a ‘Wealthy Little Country’
New York Times - 2/16/2017 12:45:41 AM
“We could separate from the world, and we’d be totally self-sufficient,” said Ted Clugston, the mayor, sipping coffee in Medicine Hat’s award-winning, architectural designed brick-and-glass City Hall. “We’d be a very, very wealthy little ...
Austrian chancellor celebrates resistance to Nazism by national railway firm
Jewish Telegraphic Agency - 2/14/2017 11:53:47 AM
(JTA) — Austria’s chancellor praised workers of his country’s railway company for what he called their outsize resistance to Nazism during the Holocaust. Christian Kern’s praise for the partisans of the Austrian federal railways, or BBO, appeared ...
Letter: Wind power's right for Grand Forks and the world
Grand Forks Herald - 2/18/2017 10:30:18 AM
I read with interest the story about the wind turbine blades being made in Grand Forks and shipped all over the country by rail by TP&L Management Solutions ("Blown away," Page A1, Feb. 12). The large number of jobs being created by LM Wind Power is most ...
7,000 Railways Stations In India To Go Solar
CleanTechnica - 2/21/2017 3:05:55 PM
The Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced that the 7,000 railway stations across the country will be fed with solar power ... one of the fastest emerging solar power markets in the world.