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
Kashmir rail link project to be completed by 2020: Railway officials
India TV - 7/4/2015 1:47:42 PM
Srinagar: The rail-link from Banihal to Katra, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, would be completed by 2020 ... The general manager said the track would also have the world's longest and highest railway bridge.
World Speed Survey 2015: China remains the pacesetter
Railway Gazette - 7/1/2015 2:19:54 PM
Authored by Jeremy Hartill of the UK’s Railway Performance Society, the biennial survey compiles in tabular form the fastest timetabled start-to-stop journeys between different pairs of stations in countries around the world. Most of the fastest timings ...
'Kashmir rail link project to be completed by 2020'
Greater Kashmir - 7/4/2015 2:02:01 PM
The rail-link from Banihal to Katra, connecting Kashmir Valley with the rest of the country, would be completed by 2020 ... The general manager said the track would also have the world's longest and highest railway bridge. "It will be 359 metres high ...
Kashmir rail link project to be completed by 2020: Official
Economic Times - 7/4/2015 7:38:28 PM
SRINAGAR: The rail-link from Banihal to Katra, connecting Kashmir Valley with the rest of the country, would be completed by 2020 ... The general manager said the track would also have the world's longest and highest railway bridge.
World Bank to lend $650 mn for Indian rail project
Money Control - 7/2/2015 6:04:47 AM
The World Bank said on Wednesday it had cleared a USD 650 million loan for a huge Indian freight rail corridor that will span 1,840 kms (1,140 miles) across the northern heartland of the country. Construction of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor will ...
Forth Bridge becomes World Heritage site
globalrailnews.com - 7/6/2015 8:08:54 AM
Scotland’s Forth Bridge has become the country’s sixth World Heritage ... are recognised the world over.” David Dickson, infrastructure director, Network Rail said: “The Forth Bridge is a prime example of civil engineering and an iconic structure ...
India railway project signals change in government infrastructure strategy
The National - 7/4/2015 4:36:31 AM
develop the road and rail connectivity and airports.” The World Bank in a recent report on India’s development highlighted the country’s weak infrastructure as an area that desperately needed to be addressed. “The pace of reforms will need to be ...
Project Insight - Road and Railway Construction Projects Market in Europe
Australian Techworld - 7/6/2015 1:09:32 PM
Project Insight - Road and Railway Construction Projects Industry in Europe report provides detailed market analysis, information and insights based on almost 760 CIC projects in 15 countries. The report provides detailed metrics on each countries’ road ...
China Has World’s Fastest Trains, U.S. Lags
24/7 Wall ST - 7/5/2015 8:17:14 AM
According to Railway Gazette’s World Speed Survey 2015 ... Spain and Taiwan complete the top five countries by fastest point-to-point timing. A notable entry this year is Ouigo 6284, the third-fastest train in Europe which achieves 253·2 km/h on ...
Katra-Bannihal link, with world's highest rail bridge, to be ready by 2020
Sify - 6/24/2015 8:18:57 PM
"It would be completed by 2020." "This section of the rail link will have the world's highest bridge at 359 metres, he added. "With its completion, the valley will finally be connected with the rest of the country through railways." Earlier, Prime Minister ...
Switzerland: railway posts teaches how to use toilet
Ghana Web - 7/4/2015 12:43:17 PM
One of the places the pictograms are on display is Mount Rigi railway, at Lake Lucerne ... Tourists from the Gulf region or Asian countries are not very aware of our way of living. 'It’s happened that people relieve themselves in the shower rather ...
Indian Railway Team wins World Railway Championship 2015 in Tennis & Volleyball
oneindia.com - 6/23/2015 7:37:11 PM
... railways sporting association with members from various countries. The purpose of USIC is to encourage the practice of amateur sport among railway employees in all over the world a spirit of comradeship and in accordance with the Olympic ideal and to ...
Political Pressure Influenced 2018, 2022 World Cup Votes: Blatter
The New Indian Express - 7/5/2015 9:24:39 PM
The handing of the competition to the countries sparked immense ... "The German Railways, the construction company Hochtief and many more already had projects in Qatar, before the World Cup was awarded," he said. Blatter announced on 2 June his intention ...
Blatter Reveals Shady World of Sport and Politics
Fair Observer - 7/6/2015 9:13:19 AM
Deutsche Bahn, Hochtief and many more had projects in Qatar even before the World Cup was awarded,” Blatter said, referring to German railways and a major construction ... who has since become his country’s ruler; and a representative of French soccer ...