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
Nagpur railway station to be developed into world class terminal: Experts
Indian Express - 5/25/2013 10:52:50 AM
A two-member expert team from Belgium has evinced keen interest in further developing the Nagpur railway station into a world-class terminal. After visiting Nagpur station, the team has agreed to draft a master plan to be prepared within six months.
‘Turkey stands out amid historic return to global railway investment’
Today's Zaman - 5/25/2013 8:46:58 PM
... of Turkey in global railway markets” has given the country a better footing for going ahead with both domestic and international joint railway projects. The UIC head asserted that in a world where economies have become more integrated than ever ...
Bolivia-Chile railway marks 100 years at time of strife
BBC Online - 5/14/2013 1:18:54 AM
Chile has marked the centenary of one of the most spectacular railways in the world, a railroad that straddles the Andes and lies at the heart of the country's long-standing border dispute with Bolivia. The Arica-La Paz railway was inaugurated on 13 May ...
Railways panel recommends more double decker trains
Economic Times - 5/22/2013 7:57:26 AM
The high current account deficit will persist as long as we live in a world of low growth — that hurts our ... tech US companies that want to hire more skilled workers from countries like India and China. The Mumbai Police on Tuesday arrested ...
In a Journey on a Crumbling Railway, a Picture of a Nation’s Troubles
New York Times - 5/19/2013 6:56:34 AM
Last year the national anticorruption agency placed Mr. Bilour under investigation; a court later jailed two of the ... Mughal emperor in the 16th century, now occupied by the Pakistani Army. Sepia-toned images of sweeping train journeys occupy ...
Foreign trips galore by railway body
Gulf News - 5/14/2013 11:55:59 AM
He said: “The MRVC officers made trips to several foreign countries to carry out a technical study for commercial development of railway land and airspace in Mumbai.” Spending Rs241,964 on every foreign trip, the MRVC, Galgali says, shook off the ...
Tanzania Plans to Boost Port Volumes by 80% by Adding Railways
Businessweek - 5/22/2013 6:17:13 AM
Tanzania plans to boost cargo volumes by 80 percent over the next two years at the Dar es Salaam Port by adding railway links and upgrading ... that is real,” Philippe Dongier, the World Bank country director, said in Dar es Salaam.
India - Indian Railways becomes the fourth largest freight carrier in the world
foundry-planet.com - 5/16/2013 11:56:36 PM
Indian Railways entered the 1 billion tonne plus club for the first time last fiscal, and in doing so, they are now the fourth largest freight carrier in the world, after USA, Russia and China.Indian Railways has joined the rare Billion Tonne Plus Club ...
Indian Railways becomes the fourth largest freight carrier in the world
Rush Lane - 5/14/2013 4:39:20 AM
India has the largest rail network in the world while it competes on a similar footing with those of the US, China and Russia. Indian Railways (IR ... the stringent economic conditions in the country. In the previous financial year, IR missed achieving ...
Hobbled, once-grand railways reflect Pakistan’s decline
seattletimes.com - 5/19/2013 1:55:55 AM
RUK, Pakistan — Resplendent in his gleaming white uniform and peaked cap, jacket buttons tugging his plump girth ... misrule and misfortune under both civilian and military leaders, but its price is being paid by the country’s 180 million people.
Chairman Railway Board Inaugurates a photo Exhibition to Commemorate 160 Years of Indian Railways
India Education Diary - 5/24/2013 10:18:14 AM
Indian Railways has grown with India and has not only bequeathed the country its vast architectural heritage in ... was a period of great turbulence for the Railways as well as the world. It seeks to bring the railways back into the forefront of public ...
CP Railway reopens line, cleans up after oil spill
Townhall.com - 5/22/2013 3:06:56 PM
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said on Wednesday it has repaired and reopened a rail line near Jansen, Saskatchewan, and continues to clean up after a derailment that spilled 575 barrels of crude oil on Tuesday. CP, the country's second-largest ...
Saudi- New railway projects to link eastern and western regions
MENAFN - 5/9/2013 6:46:57 AM
the world's largest railway project and the longest route to adopt the European Train Control System (ETCS) to date. It is a 2,400-km passenger and freight rail line originating in Riyadh, in the northwest of the country, to Al-Hudaitha, near the border ...
We deserve a world-class railway system
niticentral.com - 3/3/2013 12:56:55 AM
If you think modern toilets are a luxury a ‘poor country like India’ cannot ... he would have announced measures to improve railway services which today are without question among the worst in the world. They are not bad for want of resources but ...