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
Suresh Prabhu pitches for rail connectivity with neighbouring countries to boost trade
Live Mint - 3/15/2017 9:10:32 AM
This will pave the way for connecting the entire world through railways. It will benefit the country in eliminating poverty. Development will pick up.” On Pakistan, he said, “With Pakistan, we already have rail connectivity. We are working very activel ...
Restricting Chinese steel imports will hit Indian railways: Chinese media
Times of India - 3/28/2017 6:46:16 AM
NEW DELHI: An opinion piece in a Chinese state-run media outlet panned India's "protectionist stance" towards Chinese investment in revamping the country's railways ... of rails for the modernization of the world's second most populous nation," it said.
Indian railways to install Wi-Fi kiosks at 500 remote stations, project to conclude by May 2017
thetechportal.com - 3/27/2017 8:27:41 AM
Even after being the world’s third largest rail network ... on the reels of digitization campaign in the country. Presently Railtel, the telecom arm of Indian Railways is responsible for smooth execution of the project. The firm can be contacted by ...
Rail: the time to get onboard is now and here’s how
webintravel.com - 3/21/2017 11:58:13 PM
True multi-channel, multi-modal, multi-country propositions are emerging, it adds. 3. Mobile is a must As one of the most tech-savvy regions of the world, rail operators here must take a mobile-first approach to passenger engagement. “The end-state is ...
Europe by Rail: 10 Scenic Train Rides You Should Take
www.tripzilla.com - 3/15/2017 6:18:44 AM
This is German wine country and it is common for visitors to stop along ... Founded in 1832, it is the oldest independent railway company in the world. In 1863, the railway introduced the world’s first narrow gauge steam locomotives.
Middle East Railway Sector Market & Investment Opportunity Analysis
prnewswire.com - 3/21/2017 7:40:31 PM
The railway network can transform the region in the way so that it will have the one of the best transportation infrastructure in the world. In addition to direct economic benefits, it will enable the countries to utilize the sizeable potential in other ...
Pioneer of popular Cleethorpes railway William Woolhouse passed away as 'last of the old Louth'
Grimsby Telegraph - 3/28/2017 1:12:49 PM
“He was a legend in the world of preserved railways. They are now seen as the bedrock of tourism in much of the British Isles and also, many other developed countries. “Bill's involvement from the earliest days in Wales, when the idea of amateurs ...
Commuters buying train tickets face chaos as half of country’s rail operators admit self-service machines will NOT accept new £1
The Sun - 3/25/2017 4:19:30 AM
Eleven out of 18 rail providers asked in a survey ... updated to fit the new shaped coin – which has been hailed as “the most secure coin in the world – since news of the coin’s launch broke in 2014. The new currency is set to come into ...
Algerian billionaire hopes to connect Africa with a railway
scribd.com - 3/26/2017 12:14:56 AM
An Algerian billionaire hopes to connect the African continent with a railway covering north to south ... who has projects all over the world, were undermined by the insecurity in African countries. A phosphate mine and food production company in Senegal ...
Peru's minerals railway to take 2-3 weeks to resume -govt
news.trust.org - 3/23/2017 2:34:30 AM
Peru is the world's second biggest copper producer and third biggest zinc and silver producer. The railway usually transports about half of the country's zinc and silver output, about 60 percent of its lead production and about 10 percent of its copper ...
Road vs railway: Which one is cost-efficient?
BusinessWorld Online - 3/21/2017 11:58:13 PM
Hermoso: "Taxing the infrastructure dream" When the British introduced the steam locomotive and railways to the world, they were not remiss in introducing the same to the Philippines with the establishment of the Manila Railroad Company in Luzon.
UPDATE 1-Kenya sells bond over mobile phones in world first
Reuters - 3/23/2017 1:01:27 AM
a world first aimed at expanding the pool of investors in a country that needs money for infrastructure projects and where many people don't have a bank account. The three-year bond, called M-Akiba, can be bought by phone users without any need for a bank ...
12 pictures to Inspire you to explore the World Heritage Sites in India
www.tripoto.com - 3/21/2017 11:58:13 PM
The Mountain Railways of India are the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway ... India ranks 7th on the List of Countries With The Most UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Before Brexit: how the gap between capital and country split Britain in two
World Economic Forum - 3/24/2017 11:51:40 AM
It sits on a South Lancashire coal field in north-west England, and in Britain’s industrial revolution the first steam-powered railway ... as “world citizens”. Rather, they identify as members of families, communities and countries, usually in ...
'Not In India's Best Interests': What Drew This Warning By Chinese Media
NDTV - 3/28/2017 3:28:50 PM
"Admittedly, India has stayed vigilant against China and has chosen Japan as a partner for the country's first high-speed ... "India's effort to revamp its rail network, the fourth-largest in the world, is apparently suffering from supply-side malaise ...