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
If The British Had Never Ruled Our Country, This Would Be India Today
IndiaTimes - 7/30/2015 10:17:55 AM
The British introduced the railways in 1871, but given their absence, the emergence of railways would probably come about much later in the 20th century and would not have covered every part of the country ... The arrival of World War II affects India ...
'Third World' New York Airport to be Rebuilt
NDTV - 7/27/2015 11:50:21 PM
New York: New York's LaGuardia Airport, famously likened to a "third world country" by Vice President Joe Biden ... for flight operations and will eventually be linked up to the rail network. Cuomo called the current airport "un-New York."
Polish opposition wants to block railways' sale of PKP's utility arm to CVC
Economic Times - 7/28/2015 8:25:45 AM
WARSAW: Poland's main opposition party, a leader in pre-election polls, wants to block the already agreed 2-billion zloty ($537.1 million) sale of Polish state-run railways PKP's utility ... Polish energy firm with a country-wide distribution network.
Third world airport to be rebuilt
TTR Wekly - 7/29/2015 5:39:55 AM
NEW YORK, 29 July 2015: New York’s LaGuardia Airport, famously likened to a “third world country” by Vice President Joe Biden ... operations and will eventually be linked up to the rail network. Cuomo called the current airport “un-New York.
LaGuardia: No more 'third world' airport? Cuomo, Biden say it'll be rebuilt
Los Angeles Times - 7/29/2015 1:36:33 AM
Cuomo, joined by Vice President Joe Biden, who famously compared LaGuardia to an airport in a "third world country ... LaGuardia has no direct rail links to New York City. If it comes to fruition, the new facility would be the country's first new airport ...
Barack Obama makes first visit to Ethiopia by serving US president
theguardian.com - 7/27/2015 8:41:15 AM
“We are strongly committed to partnering with African countries ... one of the world’s biggest recipients of aid and is still among Africa’s poorest nations per capita. The government has often turned to China to help build new roads, railways ...
New York is rebuilding the airport Joe Biden once compared to 'some Third World country'
Mashable - 7/27/2015 8:15:36 PM
who once dubbed the airport "Third World." "New York deserves a better airport, and its future demands it," Biden said. LaGuardia consistently ranks as one of the country’s 25 busiest airports, according to Adie Tomer, a fellow at the Brookings ...
Austrian Railways Head: IMF Privatization Targets for Greece ‘Unrealistic’
Greek Reporter Greece - 7/28/2015 7:57:07 AM
Taking the Greek railway‘s privatization plan as an example ... As had been the case in other countries, he added, the IMF and World Bank experts put down “imaginary numbers” in their documents, striving to privatize a sector that, in his opinion ...
World High-Speed Rail Projects drive growth of Global Composites Market for HSR
MENAFN - 7/29/2015 5:25:36 AM
HSR systems since their advent have been an integral part of the transportation sector in developed countries in Europe ... of HSR systems in the world. The key players in the Global Composites Market for High-Speed Rail are AIM Aviation Dartford ...
Indian Railways Dedicated Freight Corridor project to be completed by 2019
Financial Express - 7/24/2015 2:21:15 PM
The entire Western Corridor is being funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), while the Eastern Corridor from Mughalsarai to Ludhiana is being funded by the World Bank. Seeking private investment in rail infrastructure, Sinha asked the ...
Facts About The Indian Railway That Will Surprise You!
travel.india.com - 7/24/2015 3:04:12 PM
... and finds a place in the Guinness Book of World Records and won the Heritage Award at the International Tourist Bureau, Berlin in March 2000. 5. The country’s longest tunnel is Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel 11.215 km that was completed in December 2012 ...
Massive hike in oil-by-rail shipments through B.C. begins to slow
Georgia Straight - 7/29/2015 9:31:59 PM
“Lower world oil prices have really made it more ... He noted that across the country, it is only about three percent of oil that’s transported via rail. Stringham also said that the increase in oil by rail that’s occurred over the last five years ...
Global High Speed Train Seat Market 2015-2019 By Function, Railcar Type, Comfort Type & Geography
The Street - 7/28/2015 6:55:41 PM
As interest in high-speed rail (HSR) surges around the world, the number of countries running these trains is expected to nearly double from 2014 to 2019, which will boost the global high speed train seat market. The global market report is segmented by ...
Third World’ LaGuardia to Be Built Anew With Delta’s Help
Bloomberg - 7/27/2015 11:00:15 PM
Cuomo was joined by U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden, who once likened LaGuardia to an airport in a third-world country. “New York deserves a ... would contribute to the rebuilding or how ferry and rail connections to the airport would be funded.
La Guardia Airport to Be Overhauled by 2021, Cuomo and Biden Say
New York Times - 7/26/2015 11:58:42 PM
Travelers would also have better options to get to La Guardia; Mr. Cuomo said the plan called for a rail link between the airport ... deal for New York City and for the country. To be the greatest city in the world, you have to have the greatest infrastruc ...