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
The Longest Railway Tunnels In The World
worldatlas.com - 2/22/2017 5:06:25 PM
Switzerland is a mountainous country with the Alps being a large barrier in ... The Channel Tunnel is the second-longest underwater railway tunnel in the world, after the Japanese Seikan Tunnel. The tunnel reaches depths of 790 feet below sea level.
South Korea likely to redevelop New Delhi railway station as world class facility
NYOOOZ - 2/19/2017 10:29:07 AM
(Express photo by Jaipal Singh) South Korea has come forward to redevelop the New Delhi railway station, one of the busiest terminals in the country, as a world-class facility. Catering to more than five lakh passengers in a day, the station will be ...
Chris Grayling tells Japan: some of our trains are superior to yours
The Guardian - 2/25/2017 11:58:02 PM
Last week, Grayling also told MPs: “I have an ambition to see that train [Aventra] deployed in other countries as ... the High Speed Two railway, and the proposed [north-to-south London] Crossrail 2, we’re probably the world leaders in tunnelling.
Identity, staff, debt, freight issues plaguing China Railway
Today - 2/26/2017 8:22:06 PM
BEIJING — Working on the railroad was a dream for many Chinese in the 1980s, when trains were the country’s main form of ... has created an identity crisis for China Railway Corp (CRC), operator of the world’s biggest rail system, which also includes ...
World rail freight news round-up
Railway Gazette - 2/27/2017 11:38:22 AM
On February 21 Rail Cargo Group launched a thrice-weekly container train from Rijeka Adriatic Gate to München and Ludwigshafen on behalf of DP World. The operator said ... via China to Eurasian Economic Union countries and potentially to Europe.
World Bank CEO to inspect Mumbai suburban rail system
Money Control - 2/27/2017 2:51:38 PM
During her first official visit to the country, Georgieva will meet with senior leaders at a time when India's economic growth is "one of the bright spots" in the global economy, the World Bank said in a statement.
7000 Railway Stations Would Be 100% Solar Powered; Govt Allocates Rs 8100 Cr For Doubling Solar Power in India
Trak.in - 2/23/2017 3:39:20 PM
of India has decided to go full throttle for pushing solar power generation in the country ... even as plans for putting 7000 railway stations under 100% solar power is rapidly underway. India now wants to become world’s leading hub for alternate ...
Thanks To South Korea, This Indian Railway Station Will Soon Get A World Class Makeover
topyaps.com - 2/22/2017 10:25:33 AM
South Korea has taken this initiative to redevelop the New Delhi railway station, one of the busiest terminals in the country, as a world-class facility. The Rs. 10,000 crore re-development project will turn the busy station into a world-class junction.
Sadc needs $100bn to recapitalise railways
herald.co.zw - 2/25/2017 3:12:30 AM
Business Reporter SOUTHERN African Railways Association says Sadc countries need an estimated $100 billion to ... infrastructure across the regional needed urgent attention to match world class standard. He said deficits in rail transport system as a ...
High speed railway Market 2017 World Technology,Development,Trends and Opportunities Market Research Report to 2022
EIN News Desk World News Report - 2/22/2017 11:54:26 PM
WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On – “High speed railway Market 2017 World Technology ... focuses on top players in these regions/countries, with sales, price, revenue and market share for each player in these regions, covering
World Bank CEO to commute in Mumbai local train on Tuesday
Can India News - 2/27/2017 4:17:32 PM
Georgieva, who will be accompanied by World Bank South Asia Vice-President Annette Dixon and Country Director Junaid Ahmad ... see how the operations of the World Bank-supported suburban railway system, which ferries eight million commuters daily, is ...
Smart Railways System Market 2017 World Technology,Development,Trends and Opportunities Market Research Report to 2022
EIN Newsdesk - 2/24/2017 6:44:16 PM
This report studies sales (consumption) of Smart Railways System in Global market, especially in United States, China, Europe and Japan, focuses on top players in these regions/countries, with sales, price, revenue and market share for each player in these ...
Railway stations across India to go solar
Climate Action - 2/22/2017 4:23:28 PM
According to plans laid out in India’s latest union budget, almost every railway station in the country will soon be powered by solar ... bids from 20 project developers from across the world, with a cumulative capacity of 7.5 GW, a 10 times over ...
Ten moments not to miss on a luxury train journey in Southern Africa. For The Big Bus.
theincidentaltourist.com - 2/24/2017 6:15:38 PM
there’s an even better way to explore this diverse and beautiful country, and that’s by luxury rail. Surrender control of the wheel for time spent relaxing to the beat of the tracks as you meander through the land with Rovos Rail – one of the world ...
Greenbrier to Exhibit at Eurasia Rail 2017
Financial Content - 2/23/2017 7:42:43 PM
attracts over 12,000 visitors from over 50 countries, more than 300 exhibitors, and over 40 professional conference speakers from the largest rail companies in the world along with the top government officials. Greenbrier (www.gbrx.com), headquartered in ...