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
Indian Railways had on August 12, 2012, signed an agreement with Belgium to modernize and re-develop some of the country's railway stations, Divisional Railway Manager of Nagpur division (CR), Brijesh Dixit told PTI. The Belgium team was in the city as ...
In a Journey on a Crumbling Railway, a Picture of a Nation’s Troubles
New York Times - 5/19/2013 11:21:25 AM
RUK, Pakistan — Resplendent in his gleaming white uniform and peaked cap, jacket buttons tugging his plump girth, the stationmaster stood at the platform, waiting for a train that would never come. “Cutbacks,” Nisar Ahmed Abro said with a ...
Railways panel recommends more double decker trains
Economic Times - 5/22/2013 7:57:26 AM
On the strength of stylish new showroom offerings, GM, Ford and Chrysler all gained market share in the first quarter for the first time in 20 years ... Louis Vuitton is losing ground as the world’s most valuable luxury brand as competitors ...
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 ...
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
Bloomberg - 5/21/2013 1:42:13 PM
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.
Indian Railways becomes the fourth largest freight carrier in the world
Rush Lane - 5/14/2013 4:39:20 AM
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 ...
In the Driver’s Seat
Indian Express - 5/22/2013 8:07:35 PM
Through “Station Architecture”, one witnesses station “sheds ... and the one with carriages sank in the Bay of Bengal. The first passenger train from Howrah to Hooghly then ran on August 15, 1854. The first toilets in the Indian trains came ...
Hobbled, once-grand railways reflect Pakistan’s decline
seattletimes.com - 5/19/2013 1:55:55 AM
“The railways are the true image of our country,” he said, sipping his tea in the heat ... lie reminders of why the country is a worry to its people, and to the wider world: natural disasters and entrenched insurgencies, abject poverty and feudal ...
CP Railway reopens line, cleans up after oil spill
Townhall.com - 5/22/2013 2:23:59 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 ...
Saudi- Railway expansion will link major cities
MENAFN - 5/19/2013 11:53:02 PM
It is the world's largest railway construction 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 the capital city Riyadh, in the northwest of the country ...
Qatari Diar fast-tracks establishment of Qatar Railways Company
ameinfo.com - 5/21/2013 11:57:50 PM
Members appointed to Board of Directors for Qatar Railways Company (QRC ... infrastructure and development efforts corresponding with the country's successful bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Ghanem bin Saad Al Saad chairs the company's Board ...
Mr Umesh Chowdhary, MD, Titagarh Wagons Ltd.
India Infoline Ltd - 5/24/2013 2:54:25 AM
A young company incorporated in 1997-98, it is primarily engaged in the business of manufacturing Railway Wagons, Bailey Bridges, Heavy Earth Moving and Mining Equipment ... How does Indian Railways give contract to the manufacturers?
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 ...