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
Railways Contributing Their Best To Economic Development Of Our Country
aeg India - 11/13/2014 9:30:09 PM
Indian Railways is one of the largest networks in the world and this giant is playing its apt role in the development of our country. New Delhi: Track of 110000 KM, route of 65000 km & stations numbering more than 7,500 – this statement describes the ...
Indian Railways is growth engine, powerhouse of Country: Suresh Prabhu
Parda Phash - 11/18/2014 4:52:12 PM
Indian Railways is the growth engine as well as the powerhouse of the country. It has assumed enormous importance in today’s world not only due to the numbers associated with it, such as the number of passengers carried daily, tonnage loaded and ...
China wants to build the world a railway
CNBC - 11/21/2014 1:32:23 AM
The developing world is embarking on a massive ... tens of thousands of miles of roads and railways to expand economic opportunity to hundreds of millions of Chinese inland workers. Other developing countries, including Brazil and India, now face the ...
Indian Railways team in China for Delhi-Chennai bullet train
Post - 11/25/2014 9:05:46 AM
The proposed corridor could be the second largest in the world after China's 2,298 km-long Beijing-Guangzhou ... Under the agreement, China has agreed to provide training in heavy haul for 100 Indian Railways officials, redevelopment of existing railway ...
China approves further investment plans for new railways
Out-Law - 11/26/2014 3:45:27 PM
Li praised the role railways play in “stabilising economic growth ... and an expansion of railway capacity along a key transport corridor in the country’s northeast. A World Bank paper has said the cost of high-speed rail construction in China is ...
Ukrainian Railways plan to stop passenger rail services in country’s south-east
en.itar-tass.com - 11/25/2014 6:02:38 PM
KIEV, November 25. /TASS/. The Ukrainian Railways announced plans on Tuesday to stop passenger rail services in south-east Ukraine, Oleg Titov, head of the company’s legal department said. The company was planning to stop the movement of passenger trains ...
Indian Railways, China to build high speed Delhi-Chennai train corridor
Firstbiz. - 11/25/2014 9:27:15 AM
Beijing: An Indian Railways team is in China to chalk out plans for conducting feasibility study to build the 1,754 km-long Delhi-Chennai high-speed train corridor, world's second largest ... train technology outside the country. On November 20, China ...
Toilets at railways stations dirtiest: Survey
freepressjournal.in - 11/19/2014 2:53:30 AM
New Delhi: Close to 90 percent Indian travellers feel that railway stations across the country have the dirtiest toilets and need major improvement, a survey ahead of World Toilet Day has revealed. Conducted by travel portal HolidayIQ.com, the survey said ...
World Toilet Day 2014: 88% Indians find toilets at railway stations the dirtiest
THE Health Site - 11/19/2014 4:12:14 AM
According to the survey, 88.31 percent of travellers were believed that railways need major ... billion people in developing countries including India – for sanitary toilet conditions. Of the one billion people in the world who have no toilet, India ...
Suresh Prabhu wants Railways to be real growth engine
Domain-b - 11/19/2014 8:01:18 AM
In his customary message to Railway employees on assumption of office as minister of railways, Suresh Prabhu said Indian Railways is the growth engine as well as the powerhouse of the country and that ... thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks ...
Russian Railways chief says coal trains to go to Ukraine now
Tidewater Review - 11/26/2014 3:52:36 PM
The head of state-controlled Russian Railways, Vladimir Yakunin, said on Wednesday that 12 trains loaded with coal are scheduled to go to Ukraine "right away" after Kiev said Russia had suspended its coal exports to the country. Ukraine's energy minister ...
Israel Railways electrification tender draws huge interest
globes.co.il - 11/16/2014 6:49:06 PM
The electrified trains, which already operate in most advanced countries, are designed to greatly ... more reliable and economical. Israel Railways CEO Boaz Tzafrir said, "We are glad to see that the world's largest companies are interested in ...
Indian Railways Going Green, the Bio-Diesel Way
Microfinance Monitor - 11/21/2014 5:35:46 AM
Indian Railways (IR) today has the largest passenger operation ... climate change mitigation and adaptation measures will cost around 5% of the world GDP and the developing countries would be worst affected.