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
Railways join hands with China to increase train speed
Deccan Chronicle - 9/18/2014 2:44:07 PM
New Delhi: In a significant development, Indian Railways today joined hands ... identified for redevelopment in the country. Stations at Bhubaneswar and Bangalore are likely to be chosen for redevelopment as world class station with help from China.
China on track to develop Indian Railways as Xi heads to South Asia
The Rakyat Post - 9/14/2014 3:43:08 AM
India has a strong, real desire to increase its cooperation with China and other countries to perfect and develop its ... India is considering building high-speed railways, and China has a positive attitude towards this.” Beijing is looking to ...
China on track to develop Indian railways as Xi heads to South Asia
Thanh Nien News - 9/14/2014 7:25:03 AM
"India has a strong, real desire to increase its cooperation with China and other countries to perfect and develop its ... "India is considering building high-speed railways, and China has a positive attitude towards this." China's consul general in ...
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 ...
Riding India’s railways
Reuters - 2/26/2013 8:05:11 AM
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 ...
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 ...
Rail passenger traffic declines 2%, revenue up 17%
Live Mint - 9/19/2014 4:44:37 PM
Around 5 million Izzat passes were issued annually across the country ... Indian Railways is hoping to bring in private investment, including foreign direct investment (FDI), to fund many of its ambitious projects that include building world class railway ...
Xinhua crows over China's railways as Xi visits India
中时电子报 - 9/18/2014 9:50:37 AM
One of the most exemplary cases of the "Chinese speed" is the high-speed railways. Over the past several years, Beijing has been giving its cutting-edge technology in this field the hard sell across the developing world ... of their country's colonial ...
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 ...
Another $50bn for upgradation of railways
Hindustan Times - 9/16/2014 7:11:20 PM
While China has promised investments worth $50 billion for the modernisation and technological upgrade of the Indian Railways, final touches are being given to a draft MoU between the countries that ... a proposal to set up a world-class rail university ...
Which country has the largest railway network in the World?
Times of India - 1/15/2005 11:57:41 PM
The US has the largest railway system in the world - about 240,000 km connecting 48 continental ... India comes fifth with 62,658 km of railroad after Canada and China. Indian Railways is owned by the government, and is the largest under a single management.
Cost of High Speed Rail in China One Third Lower than in Other Countries
The World Bank - 7/11/2014 2:37:04 AM
It has been accomplished at a cost which is at most two-thirds of that in other countries. A new World Bank paper ... low cost of high speed railway construction in China. According to the paper titled High-Speed Railways in China: A Look at Construction ...
The Economics of India’s Railways
The Diplomat - 6/27/2014 3:22:18 AM
India boasts the world’s largest rail network, with over 25 million people traveling on some 11,000 trains every day. The railways that snake across India, a colonial inheritance first built to transport troops across the country, are the crucial ...
75 years ago Britain’s Railways prepare for war
Rail - 8/19/2014 8:27:30 PM
The UK railways were World leaders at places like Bristol Temple Meads ... were not found wanting serving the country. Train travel in the UK should be a pleasure, not a headache. So if you’re taking a train on the UK railway, start your journey here.
Indian Railways join hands with China to increase train speed
Daily News and Analysis - 9/18/2014 11:45:09 AM
In a significant development, Indian Railways on Thursday joined hands with China to increase speed in its existing rail network, modernise stations and enhance mutual cooperation in the sector in the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese ...