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
Country's first railway university in Vadodara: PM
thestatesman.com - 10/22/2016 2:03:01 PM
Many innovations have happened in the world but rail is old and needs new technology ... Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the GST will make the country one big marketplace and Madhya Pradesh was suitably located to become a supply hub.
Indian Railways & APHRTO organised a conference on Heritage Rail Tourism
thedollarbusiness.com - 10/22/2016 8:55:12 AM
The event, which saw the participation of countries such as Japan ... delegates focusing on various aspects of rail heritage and promoting heritage rail tourism in the world. In addition to this, the annual general meetings of APHTRO and World Association ...
Government, World Bank sign $650 million pact for eastern corridor project
Times of India - 10/21/2016 11:15:23 PM
"The project will benefit industries of Northern and Eastern India, which rely on railway network for transportation of material inputs and exports that would accelerate creation of jobs in the northern and eastern regions of the country," the World Bank ...
Infrastructure giants including GMR Highways, Essel Infraprojects seek tickets to redevelop railway stations
Economic Times - 10/21/2016 7:33:29 PM
That work would also be undertaken with private investment,” Prabhu added. In phase I, the railways has lined up eight stations across the country to be redeveloped and the bidding process for two stations in Delhi and NCR region has already been rolled out.
Patna Railway station drops free internet on premium trains as Indian Rail Ministry official claims, 'Most passengers just use the free internet to download porn clips'
Daily Mail - 10/20/2016 6:30:14 PM
The plan for the world’s largest public Wi-Fi project will cover ... with the tech giant Google to provide free Wi-Fi services to 400 railway stations across the country. Users are able to access high speed internet for the first 30 minutes, however ...
The Most Railway Friendly Country In The World Is…
ecolocalizer.com - 3/19/2008 11:57:33 PM
So who are the world’s most railway friendly countries, and what can we learn from them about implementing practical rail services that people will actually want to use? Data provided by The International Union of Railways shows Japan as the world leader ...
The Booming China-Europe Rail Network Is Taking The Next Step
Forbes - 10/19/2016 7:57:19 PM
The first big move towards this was creating the China Railway Express brand, which was put on display to the world back in June through distributing ... for companies like us but also for their own country and their own city.” So rather than individual ...
21 Striking World War II Posters From The UK’s Pat Keely
rsvlts.com - 10/21/2016 3:37:15 PM
The fact is, many countries hired artists to produce ... Keely designed posters for London Transport, the Southern Railway and the General Post Office throughout his life but is most remembered for his World War II posters produced for the Ministry of ...
Cameroon train crash kills more than 70, injures 600
US News and World Report - 10/22/2016 6:20:42 PM
ESEKA, Cameroon (AP) — Authorities in Cameroon rushed more than 600 injured people to hospitals in the country's two main cities Saturday ... The 30-year-old railway line and train could not carry the load, officials told state radio.
The world appears to be rapidly changing, can India cope?
The Economic Times - 10/22/2016 7:00:40 AM
Another part of the world where 70 years of history appear to be suddenly changing is the Phillipines, a country which has been seen as a ... world of images of hundreds of buses being burnt or of rail-traffic of goods and passengers being paralyzed ...
New Coastal Rail Link Runs Through Restive Region
Construction Equipment Guide - 10/21/2016 1:35:34 PM
... railway system is being built across the country by a Turkish company as Ethiopia aspires to link to connect to more of its neighbors by rail. The large-scale projects do come with risks. A World Bank report released in September said Ethiopia ...
New rail app will let you order cab, hotel, movies and food on train
Hindustan Times - 10/22/2016 7:22:09 AM
The app is among measures the government has taken to revamp the world’s fourth-largest rail network that has 12,000 passenger ... The average speed of the country’s best trains is a sluggish 55km an hour, accidents are common and coaches, platforms ...
The world’s 10 longest railway networks
railway-technology.com - 2/19/2014 11:55:00 PM
The US rail network, with an operating route length over 250,000km, is the biggest in the world. Freight lines constitute about 80% of the country's total rail network, while the total passenger network spans about 35,000km. The US freight rail network ...
Indian Railways organises Conference on Heritage Rail Tourism
Orissa Diary - 10/21/2016 6:00:25 PM
Participants from many countries including Japan ... delegates primarily covering various aspects of Rail Heritage and promoting Heritage Rail Tourism in the world. The Annual General Meetings of APHTRO and WATTRAIN (World Association of Tourist Trams ...