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
Voices of developing countries should be valued: official
人民网English - 10/23/2014 7:57:32 AM
Taking advantage of New Development Bank and Asia Infrastructure Bank, China should put more efforts on exports of technologies about high-speed railways ... under-developed countries to get rid of poverty, many countries in the world heavily depend ...
Will China encircle the world with rail?
Pakistan Defence - 10/20/2014 5:52:14 AM
Whether or not Chinese railways will physically encircle the world, it’s hard to think of another example (America with the Internet? Britain or France in the Age of Sail?) of a single country using a single medium with such skill and determination.
Opportunity In The World's Roads, Railways, And Water Systems
Seeking Alpha - 10/21/2014 9:47:17 AM
While we believe that the longer-term story of growth in global infrastructure remains intact, short-term hiccups for infrastructure firms in certain parts of the world can offer investors ... especially in emerging-markets countries, can drive ...
Finance ministers from the world's largest economies determined to sustain recovery
Economic Times - 10/11/2014 10:23:36 PM
Countries with external surpluses and fiscal ... the ministers unveiled plans for a global initiative to build roads, ports, railways and other infrastructure projects to help boost world growth by $2 trillion over the next five years and create millions ...
Country can make progress only through power of vote: Saad
Business Recorder - 10/20/2014 1:01:44 PM
Federal Minister for Railways, Khawaja Saad Rafique said on Monday the country could only make progress through power of votes, while using force could never lead to development. Addressing the PML-N workers at local Arts Council, he said the world had ...
AIDS News: Scientists Believe They've Discovered Country of Origin; People With the Disease Are Living Longer
The Latin Post - 10/19/2014 12:41:27 PM
A country in Africa has been discovered by scientists as the ... The HIV-1 virus, a chimpanzee virus, is how HIV spread from Kinshasa to the rest of the world. The study was led by Oliver Pybus of Oxford University and Philippe Lemey of the University ...
Railway Minister Inaugurates the 59th Annual Railway National Awards Function-2014 at Bangalore
Orissa Diary - 10/10/2014 6:14:15 PM
In the fast transforming world of web based communication through ... On October 2nd, Indian Railways launched the biggest ever cleanliness campaign all over the country in line with the Union government’s Swachh Bharat campaign. The entire railway ...
India Railways' Modernization Plans to Attract Huge Investments
Yahoo Finance India - 10/13/2014 3:11:44 PM
13 -- With government’s plan to make the Indian railways a much more modernized and upgraded ... It also wants modern stations in the country with world-class amenities. India has already signed agreements with countries like China and Japan to make ...
IRCTC Connect Indian Railway’s free Android app launched
NVO News - 10/13/2014 4:37:38 PM
This is going to make things hassle free as far as reservation and timing of trains across the country ... The Indian Railways reportedly carries more passengers daily than the total population of Saudi Arabia. It is also among the world’s largest ...
A Global Economic Malaise
New York Times - 10/10/2014 3:48:06 AM
Large parts of the world seem to be on the verge of a recession. In many countries in Europe ... increasing government spending on public investments like roads, ports and railways can help stimulate the economy immediately and for several more years.
Taking a ride on the Indian railways
The National - 10/18/2014 11:52:32 AM
As the outside landscape changes from crowded city slums alongside the rail track to green paddy fields and forests on lengthy journeys across the country, life on the train ... and you step off into the outside world.
Live Cricket Score Duleep Trophy 2014-15 Central Zone vs North Zone,1st semi-final at Mohali Day 2
Cricket Country - 10/23/2014 10:35:01 AM
All eyes will now be on Gambhir and Virender Sehwag, as the duo will look to impress the selectors ahead of the 2015 World Cup. Gambhir ... attack also comprises medium-pacer Pankaj Singh and Railways pacer Anureet Singh among the many talents.
More than 30 countries pledge to end forest loss by 2030, without key player Brazil
FOX News - 9/23/2014 6:34:24 PM
which is considered one of the world's most important natural defenses against global warming because of its capacity to absorb huge amounts of carbon dioxide. The minister said her country has set a goal of slowing the pace of deforestation to 3,900 ...
Russia to help modernize N.Korean railways
NHK - 10/22/2014 11:43:37 PM
Russia has agreed to help modernize 3,500 kilometers of North Korea's railways ... ties with Asian countries to offset the cooling of its relations with the West over Ukraine. Every hour, this program provides news from around the world, including coverage ...