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
The Railways in twelve charts
The Hindu - 2/26/2015 3:15:05 PM
The Railways are unequivocally propelled along by the poor of the country; sleeper class and second class passengers ... The number of employees in the Railways, India’s largest employer and one of the world’s ten largest, has barely grown since ...
Kenya's economy to grow by 6 pct in 2015: World Bank
China - 3/5/2015 2:02:21 PM
In addition, public investment in infrastructure, mainly in energy and standard gauge railways ... manufacturing sector so that the country can grow, export, and create much-needed jobs," said Maria Paulina Mogollon, World Bank Group's Private Sector ...
GCC railway connection to be ready by 2020
KhaleejTimes - 3/4/2015 2:46:29 PM
The UAE and Saudi Arabia are in line with the set schedule but not all Gulf countries will be ready by 2018 ... Dubai - The UAE, all set to promote a world-class, efficient and safe railway network in the GCC, is to hold the Mena Rail Conference and ...
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: India take on UAE on Union Budget Day 2014-15
Cricket Country - 2/28/2015 11:52:17 AM
In terms of per capita income, UAE is among the richest — if not the richest — of all countries participating in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 ... (and played for Services); some were employed by Railways; and then there were some others.
Railways in talks with LIC on funding pact
Live Mint - 3/2/2015 3:07:21 AM
Across the world, infrastructure is supported ... Its engagement with LIC, the country’s insurance behemoth, to raise funds is very much in order,” Chatterjee said. Indian Railways is estimated to generate a surplus of Rs.7,278.46 crore in the year ...
India to invest US$137 billion to revamp its railways
The Rakyat Post - 2/26/2015 10:14:26 AM
India said today it would spend US$137 billion (RM494.5 billion) to modernise its crumbling railways ... as one of the world’s largest carries 23 million people daily, is still the main form of long-distance travel in the huge country.
World Bank Chief Vows Stronger Oversight of Resettlement Policies
Wall Street Journal - 3/4/2015 10:53:15 PM
A yearslong review of hundreds of bank-financed infrastructure and agriculture projects in the world’s poorest countries found the institution ... to make way for hydroelectric dams, pipelines and railways. “We must and will do better,” World Bank ...
World's best airport for 10 years
THE KOREA TIMES - 3/5/2015 2:16:40 PM
The annual sales of duty free shops there surpassed 2 trillion won in 2014, for the first time in the world. As of January, 88 carriers are operating to 182 cities in 54 countries. Last month, Incheon again topped the Airport Service Quality ranking by the ...
Sponsored: Here's how Suresh Prabhu can #ScoreWithData for Indian Railways
IBN Live - 3/4/2015 6:11:06 AM
the world's largest railway. Prabhu has focused on technology aspects like digitising vast land records, train protection warning systems and anti-collision systems, paperless offices, etc. Railways needs focus, especially in a country like India ...
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang lays out flaws in country’s economic model
Financial Times - 3/5/2015 7:17:19 PM
China expects an even sharper economic slowdown following the lowest growth in a quarter of a century last year, as the country struggles with deflation ... of flaws in the model that has driven the world’s fastest-growing major economy for more than ...
Cees Bruggemans: Budget, country and the personal income plaster
biznews.com - 3/5/2015 10:13:17 AM
What did Budget 2015 do for the country and its future, besides collecting a trillion ... conflict-ridden reality. The outside world episodically smiles on us, giving us windfall handouts that we then mostly consume rather than wisely invest in changing ...
Railway Budget 2015: History of Indian Railways in years
oneindia.com - 2/26/2015 6:06:53 PM
Here, trains are considered as an important lifeline that connects all corners of the country and binds ... Railway Budget 2015: Indian Railways in numbers] Fairy Queen, one of the oldest working steam locomotives in the world, has gained tourist ...
India pledges $137bn to modernise railways
Business Recorder - 2/26/2015 12:59:04 PM
NEW DELHI: India said Thursday it would spend $137 billion to modernise its crumbling railways ... is one of the world's largest, carrying 23 million people daily, and is still the main means of long-distance travel in the huge country.
Government may ease FDI norms for NRIs to boost capital inflow in Defence, Railways
Economic Times - 3/3/2015 2:37:32 AM
We want them to put money in defence, railways, etc," said the official cited earlier ... a parameter on which India is ranked a poor 142 out of 189 countries in World Bank's report. The Modi government is aiming to push India into the top 50 countries ...
India plans £88bn railways revamp
theguardian.com - 2/26/2015 12:23:17 PM
and is still the main means of long-distance travel in the country. Indian trains are among the world’s cheapest and last year’s steep fare rise was a break from the past. Passenger fares are currently subsidised by freight revenues, but the railways ...