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
India to have New York's Grand Central like top rail stations
Economic Times - 12/21/2014 12:38:19 PM
"We should be seeing something great coming up at five or six places in the country in next two to three ... he said. Indian Railways is the largest rail network in Asia and the world's second largest under one management, running 11,000 trains a day ...
India: Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project
The World Bank - 12/11/2014 3:41:59 PM
The World Bank is supporting India’s Eastern DFC from ... the Government of India is committed to increasing the share of rail transportation in the country. It is seeking to restore the railways' competitive strengths by urgently adding dedicated ...
Ranji Trophy 2014-15 Round 3, Railways vs Karnataka: Abhishek Kaushik fifty guides Railways to 105/4 on Day 2
Cricket Country - 12/22/2014 4:04:43 PM
One of India’s World Cup probables cranked up decent pace on a helping pitch to finish with figures of 2 for 18 in eight overs. Binny had Bhille caught at second slip the first ball after lunch. The Railways batsman could not do much against one that ...
China, Thailand ink MoU to build 867km of dual track railways (VIDEO)
themalaymailonline.com - 12/21/2014 10:18:08 PM
BANGKOK, Dec 21 ― Thailand and China have reached an agreement to build 867 kilometres (542 miles) of dual track railways in Thailand ... and strengthen China's strategic foothold in the country. “China will be responsible for the construction and ...
Railways have no funds, need big investment: Prabhu
Daijiworld - 12/13/2014 3:36:37 AM
"Outcomes are important. Railways cannot be privatised like road sector or aviation sector," he said, adding: "The government owns the railways in many countries."
Ukrainian Railways will keep all former rail routes to Russia intact
ИТАР-ТАСС - 12/9/2014 5:38:53 PM
The Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia) will keep all its former rail ... The reason is poor profits from passenger transportation to these countries by rail, he explained. "Earlier, a schedule of passenger transportations had been endorsed in summer ...
India signs $1100 million pact with World Bank for Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor
Domain-b - 12/12/2014 2:22:03 PM
The guarantee agreement was signed by Onno Ruhl, country director World Bank and Tarun Bajaj ... The project having an outlay in excess of Rs80,000 crore is being set up by Indian Railways to supplement the rail transport capacity. Meanwhile, like any ...
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 ...
India's railways: Celebrating the country's narrow-gauge lines
The Independent - 12/1/2014 11:36:08 AM
The Indian subcontinent is renowned for its railways. Begun during the British Raj under the rule of Governor General Lord Dalhousie, between 1848 and 1856, the Indian rail network is today the world's third-biggest, carrying more than 20 million people ...
Russia to impose grain export duty as it restricts exports
Business Recorder - 12/22/2014 5:01:59 PM
MOSCOW: Russia, one of the world's top wheat exporters ... State-controlled Russian Railways, which has a monopoly on rail shipment, declined to comment. That was in addition to the country's tougher rules for quality checks, imposed by state food safety ...
World Bank to lend $1.1 billion for eastern railway freight corridor
Live Mint - 12/11/2014 7:45:21 PM
India is building two freight corridors, in the east and the west, which will help the country increase its railway transportation ... according to the World Bank. “The Indian Railways urgently needs to add freight routes to meet the growing freight ...
About.com says Railways of the World by Aloha businessman is best family game of 2010
OregonLive - 3/15/2011 3:31:05 PM
Steve Ellis, who owns Rainy Day Games, designed the Railways of the World card game with James Eastham ... And Ellis, as the owner of one of the country's most popular game shops, knew what made a successful game. So they started working.
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 ...
In a Journey on a Crumbling Railway, a Picture of a Nation’s Troubles
New York Times - 5/17/2013 11:55:25 PM
No train had stopped at Ruk in six months, because of cost cutting at the state-owned rail service, Pakistan Railways ... lie reminders of why the country is a worry to its people, and to the wider world: natural disasters and entrenched insurgencies ...
New report looks into India's cargo handling and transport industry outlook to 2019
Whatech - 12/22/2014 11:57:10 PM
Being one of the largest consumer markets in the world, India’s logistics ... movement of cargo in the country. The Domestic Cargo Transport Industry in India comprises of several modes including Roadways, Railways, Inland Waterways, Coastal Shipping ...