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
Kashmir rail link project to be completed by 2020: Railway officials
Times of India - 7/4/2015 1:11:55 PM
SRINAGAR: The rail-link from Banihal to Katra, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, would be completed by 2020 ... The general manager said the track would also have the world's longest and highest railway bridge.
World Speed Survey 2015: China remains the pacesetter
Railway Gazette - 7/1/2015 2:19:54 PM
Authored by Jeremy Hartill of the UK’s Railway Performance Society, the biennial survey compiles in tabular form the fastest timetabled start-to-stop journeys between different pairs of stations in countries around the world. Most of the fastest timings ...
World Bank to lend $650 million for Indian rail project
Rediff India Abroad - 7/1/2015 11:35:15 AM
... to keep up with demand The World Bank said on Wednesday it had cleared a $650 million loan for a huge Indian freight rail corridor that will span 1,840 kms (1,140 miles) across the northern heartland of the country. Construction of the Eastern ...
'Kashmir rail link project to be completed by 2020'
Greater Kashmir - 7/4/2015 2:02:01 PM
The rail-link from Banihal to Katra, connecting Kashmir Valley with the rest of the country, would be completed by 2020 ... The general manager said the track would also have the world's longest and highest railway bridge. "It will be 359 metres high ...
Kashmir rail link project to be completed by 2020: Official
Economic Times - 7/4/2015 7:38:28 PM
SRINAGAR: The rail-link from Banihal to Katra, connecting Kashmir Valley with the rest of the country, would be completed by 2020 ... The general manager said the track would also have the world's longest and highest railway bridge.
India railway project signals change in government infrastructure strategy
The National - 7/4/2015 4:36:31 AM
develop the road and rail connectivity and airports.” The World Bank in a recent report on India’s development highlighted the country’s weak infrastructure as an area that desperately needed to be addressed. “The pace of reforms will need to be ...
China Has World’s Fastest Trains, U.S. Lags
24/7 Wall ST - 7/5/2015 8:17:14 AM
According to Railway Gazette’s World Speed Survey 2015 ... Spain and Taiwan complete the top five countries by fastest point-to-point timing. A notable entry this year is Ouigo 6284, the third-fastest train in Europe which achieves 253·2 km/h on ...
Switzerland: railway posts teaches how to use toilet
Ghana Web - 7/4/2015 12:43:17 PM
One of the places the pictograms are on display is Mount Rigi railway, at Lake Lucerne ... Tourists from the Gulf region or Asian countries are not very aware of our way of living. 'It’s happened that people relieve themselves in the shower rather ...
Katra-Bannihal link, with world's highest rail bridge, to be ready by 2020
Net India 123 - 6/24/2015 6:53:03 PM
"It would be completed by 2020." "This section of the rail link will have the world's highest bridge at 359 metres, he added. "With its completion, the valley will finally be connected with the rest of the country through railways." Earlier, Prime Minister ...
Indian Railway Team wins World Railway Championship 2015 in Tennis & Volleyball
oneindia.com - 6/23/2015 7:37:11 PM
... railways sporting association with members from various countries. The purpose of USIC is to encourage the practice of amateur sport among railway employees in all over the world a spirit of comradeship and in accordance with the Olympic ideal and to ...
Political Pressure Influenced 2018, 2022 World Cup Votes: Blatter
The New Indian Express - 7/5/2015 4:02:31 PM
The handing of the competition to the countries sparked immense ... "The German Railways, the construction company Hochtief and many more already had projects in Qatar, before the World Cup was awarded," he said. Blatter announced on 2 June his intention ...
From the archive, 2 July 1915: Women can work on the railways
theguardian.com - 7/2/2015 4:31:44 AM
and a limited number will be engaged in this capacity all over the country. Clerical Work.- With the disappearance of competition among the companies one of the strongest objections to the employment of women railway clerks goes, and they will be employed ...
Nation & World briefing
The Bulletin - 7/3/2015 7:00:52 AM
But if we are rejecting Europe, I disagree with that,” he said — a position that many of Greece’s perplexed public find themselves in ahead of one of the most important votes in their country’s ... Tennessee rail spill — A CSX train car carrying ...
Zimbabwe: Poor FDI Inflows Reflect Country's Hostile Business Environment
AllAfrica - 7/2/2015 11:58:32 PM
Among the top 10 FDI recipients in the world, five are developing economies. However, Zimbabwe remains an economic backwater, with paltry FDI inflows. According to the report, Zimbabwe's 2014 FDI inflows paled in comparison to neighbouring countries in the ...