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
India Due To Become Fastest Growing Country
Yahoo News - 2/8/2016 9:49:27 AM
Since then he has tried to kickstart India's flagging economy through a slew of reforms in the road, railways ... The country is the third largest importer of crude oil behind America and China. In the 2016 report of the World Bank for Doing Business ...
India steel output to grow by 7% in 2016: Platts
Economic Times - 2/11/2016 3:22:20 PM
"In 2015, out of the 10 largest steel production countries in the world, nine saw production cuts ... and much needed new investments in infrastructure projects such as roads, railways, ports, power and water infrastructure are a key driver for steel ...
Railways to export 40 LHB coaches to Bangladesh
India - 2/10/2016 6:40:58 AM
RCF Kapurthala is gaining a foothold in the export market. Earlier also, RCF has exported coaches to South East Asian and African countries which have Metre Gauge rail networks and Indian Railway’s past experience in Meter Guage rolling stock has proves ...
Siemens & Russian Railways ready to tackle international projects
RT - 2/11/2016 2:10:45 PM
Germany’s Siemens is ready for joint international rail projects ... to other countries,” said Moeller, adding that Siemens sees some interesting possibilities in this field of work. READ MORE: Europe-Asia link megaproject will reshape world economic ...
World Trade Tower in New York to go green for St. Patrick’s Day
Irish Central - 2/11/2016 9:45:54 AM
Other new “greenings” this year include the famous Big Wheel on Place de la Concorde in Paris, Mole Antonelliana in Turin (the architectural symbol of the city), the light rail system ... taking place in countries right across the world.”
Could A Chinese Railway And A United East Africa Lead To U.S. Of Africa?
AFKinside - 2/10/2016 3:09:12 PM
The integrational bloc is betting that its East African Railway Master Plan, partially financed and constructed ... the relations between its members and formally becoming a factor in world politics. If it succeeds in forming a federation, then the newly ...
Railway upgrade could unleash Ethiopia’s produce export potential
Fresh Fruit Portal - 2/11/2016 3:12:11 AM
"Ethiopian Air cargo goes to different countries around the world, and we can go directly to destinations ... "There will be a good opportunity to send it to Djibouti by rail, and then seafreight to Europe. "Now we are exporting fresh fine beans, we ...
Iran, Italy ink major rail expansion deal
presstv.com - 2/10/2016 7:38:14 AM
Persia is known to have established the world’s most ancient transportation ... we seek to revive Silk Road in a modern form in all the rail, air, road and sea sectors. Fortunately, there is a good ground in the country and we have held useful ...
Sky rail: Ensure the real thing not a pie in the sky
The Age - 2/12/2016 12:07:53 PM
Cranbourne and Berwick were little country towns in 1970 and Endeavour Hills was ... I'm tired of people referencing other cities around the world with elevated rail to prove it is a viable solution. This is suburban Australia, , not Hong Kong, Singapore ...
Wall Street Journal - 2/9/2016 1:58:48 PM
Raymond Zhong Two commuter trains collided head-on at high speed on Tuesday morning in southern Germany, leaving at least nine dead and 81 injured in one of the country’s worst railway crashes in years. The trains were heading in opposite direct ions on ...
At least 69 injured in train derailment in Egypt
Globe and Mail - 2/12/2016 3:18:10 AM
Egyptians have long complained that the government has failed to deal with the country’s chronic transport problems. Egypt’s worst railway disaster was in February 2002 when a train heading to southern Egypt caught fire, killing 363 people.
More travel by train on Spring Festival eve
ECNS - 2/9/2016 9:26:48 AM
Passengers made 4.679 million trips across the country on Feb. 7 ... China has spent heavily on the high-speed railway network which is already the world's largest, making it more convenient for riders to travel. Around 3,300 km of new lines opened ...
World pledges more aid for refugees, ignoring permanency of crisis
Today's Zaman - 2/5/2016 11:57:41 PM
while the European Union and the rest of the world are still divided over how to raise money and share the burden. At an aid conference in London on Thursday, leaders and diplomats from 70 countries once more agreed to take immediate measures to improve ...
10 Dead in Germany's worst rail disaster in 5 years
Agencia EFE - 2/10/2016 12:07:16 AM
Ten people were killed and some 80 others injured Tuesday in a head-on collision between two commuter trains in southern Germany, the worst railway accident the country has suffered in the past five years. Rescue teams dispatched to the site continue to ...
15 tips for traveling around Europe by train
KSL - 2/8/2016 11:11:11 PM
All schedules and times can be looked up with the rail planner app, but note that most high-speed trains require reservations in popular countries like France ... and watch the world pass you by. Bring books, card games, podcasts and a journal.