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 is a great country but it has a lot to learn from Singapore: PM Modi
Firstpost - 11/24/2015 4:48:52 PM
"For me railway is not transport only ... Referring to Swami Vivekananda, Modi said he sees the country reaching its old glory of being "Vishwa Guru" (world guru). Modi said he had said during pre-election interviews that India will walk as an equal ...
Can Ethiopia’s railway bring peace to Somalia?
BBC - 11/22/2015 11:53:35 PM
Mr Getachew expresses bewilderment at the World Bank and Western donors such as the European ... which controls much of the country. As one Ethiopian rail enthusiast put it: "Maybe Mr Getachew will be remembered not only as Ethiopia's Brunel but as a ...
Stranded migrants block railway, call hunger strike
Reuters - 11/23/2015 10:59:18 AM
Asked by Reuters where he wanted to go, the man, a 34-year-old electrical engineer named Hamid, said: "To any free country in the world. I cannot go back ... Iranians and others blocked the railway line running between the two countries, halting at ...
Japan: Dementia lessons from the world’s oldest country
The Star - 11/22/2015 11:57:45 AM
But to the Central Japan Railway Company, it was negligence ... for which there is no known cure — age is the greatest risk factor. No country has gotten older faster than Japan, the world’s first “super-aged” nation. In the early ’60s, Japan ...
Stranded refugees block railway, call hunger strike
Times of India - 11/24/2015 1:18:17 AM
Read More IDOMENI, GREECE: Moroccans, Iranians and Pakistanis on Greece's northern border with Macedonia blocked rail traffic and demanded passage ... said: "To any free country in the world. I cannot go back. I will be hanged." Hundreds of thousands ...
China ready for port, railway cooperation with Latvia
China Daily - 11/26/2015 2:23:20 PM
Laimdota Straujuma was in China to attend the fourth leaders' meeting between China and Central and Eastern European countries.[Photo/Xinhua] BEIJING -- China is ready for cooperation with Latvia in ports, logistics park and railway construction ...
China Railway Group team wins $1.6 billion Hungary high-speed rail contract
Economic Times - 11/25/2015 11:04:05 AM
On Tuesday, China signed financing and construction deals with the two countries on the sidelines of a summit ... Fresh from building the world's longest high-speed rail network, China has been heavily promoting its high-speed rail expertise to other ...
Japan says it plans $10.6 billion in climate finance for developing countries in 2020
FOX News - 11/26/2015 9:37:00 AM
TOKYO – Japan says it plans to provide 1.3 trillion yen ($10.6 billion) in climate financing for developing countries in 2020 ... He said funds will go to projects such as urban railways, geothermal power generation and training, and other areas where ...
Railway lessons for India: With love, from Japan
freepressjournal.in - 11/26/2015 5:40:47 AM
Other countries, which introduced high speed railways much later, have witnessed worse accidents and high numbers of deaths. The newest Shinkansen travels at a maximum speed of 320 km/hour, and is the fastest in the world. Equally impressive is that even ...
Thai deputy prime minister to push TPP, rail projects during Japan visit
Japan Times - 11/25/2015 9:12:32 PM
Speaking with Japanese media the day before his first official visit to Japan since his appointment as deputy prime minister — a portfolio that includes heading the country’s economic ... Asia to other regions in the world. It will bring about absolute ...
Full text: Li's remarks at Fifth China, CEE Countries Economic and Trade Forum
ECNS - 11/26/2015 2:27:30 AM
Despite the weak global economy and sluggish world trade ... its development plans with those of CEE countries. We will make every effort to advance the flagship project of the Budapest-Belgrade railway link and make sure that construction will start ...
Qatar Rail gets 'triple certification' by top standard-setting bodies
MENAFN - 11/25/2015 7:15:01 AM
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Qatar Rail's "commitment to world scale standards" in quality control ... During a special certification ceremony, Mark Haskell, LR country manager (Lloyds) handed the accreditation to Leckel. LRQA is a world-leading, independent ...
New rail route proposed from Urumqi to Iran
Pakistan Defence - 11/22/2015 5:24:03 AM
They have built rail line to the roof of the world - Tibet. By comparison this is far easier ... Rest is easy as it is mostly open steppe country or desert. the areas from which railway route goes through mostly a difficult hilly terrain
China Railway FSDI Signs KWG Standstill Agreement
marketwired.com - 11/24/2015 9:25:03 AM
It has also undertaken railway, highway and subway consultation and design projects measuring a total of over 2,000 kilometers in over 40 countries. FSDI's complete survey & design technologies have been up to domestic or world advanced standards in fields ...
FDI over the last 18 months of India has gone up by 40%, says PM Modi
Daily News and Analysis - 11/24/2015 6:14:46 PM
He referred to the reforms in railways and defence sectors which have ... from them and make efforts to raise the stature of the country through development.... Till then, the world will not recognise us." He referred to the problems in West Asia, saying ...