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
China successfully updates geo-database
Xinhua News Agency - 5/22/2015 4:40:23 PM
The updated database, encompassing 24,000 pictures, shows that China had about 6,000 km railways, 7,000 km highways ... by updating the geographic information of the world's third largest country in terms of land area. The National Administration of ...
Railways not a company where you can transfer ownership to a private entity: Suresh Prabhu
Economic Times - 5/19/2015 4:22:28 PM
and at a time when there is no other country in the world which will have appetite for investment into infrastructure as much as India has. ET Now: Railways has a lot of land parcel. People think that should be monetised. What do you think about this?
Ratan Tata for incentive-based approach to address railways problems
Firstpost - 5/13/2015 3:39:29 PM
It was decided to collect various data concerning railways of other countries like China ... "We all have to collectively work to make Indian Railways as no. 1 railway in the world, so that it can serve people and nation in the best possible manner."
World Bank officials to tour ‘dying’ Byo
New Zimbabwe - 5/20/2015 1:50:58 PM
SENIOR World Bank officials are visiting Zimbabwe to have a first-hand appreciation of the challenges facing the country. The two directors ... They will also visit the National Railways of Zimbabwe, the Cold Storage Commission as well as tour one of ...
Country witnessing fast pace economic activity: PM
Business Recorder - 5/15/2015 3:29:57 PM
He noted that the toilet of the newly inaugurated train was far better than the ones of the Pakistan International Airlines and said his government was working to make PIA one of the best in the world ... the country. She said Pakistan Railways would ...
A photo walk through 14 beautiful World Heritage Sites in India
travel.india.com - 5/14/2015 11:59:22 PM
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), a historic railway station in India is also one of the busiest ones in the country ... Wonders of the World, is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 13. Mountain Railways of India ...
PICTURED 5 Superfast Railways From Around The World That Make Amtrak Look Slow And Antiquated
International Business Times - 5/13/2015 2:56:32 PM
But it's far from the fastest worldwide. In fact, compared with train service in a number of other countries, it's downright pokey. Amtrak’s infrastructure “continues to age and suffers” from underfunding, Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman stated ...
ZIM HAS GREAT POTENTIAL, SAYS WORLD BANK
newsdzezimbabwe.co.uk - 5/19/2015 11:53:27 PM
I feel that the World Bank should support these companies and certainly this will create employment as well as boost economic growth,” he said. The country requires about ... the National Railways of Zimbabwe, the Cold Storage Company, Mpilo Central ...
India's Ancient Railways Meet High-Tech Scheduling
The Huffington Post - 5/18/2015 2:33:18 AM
Last month, Indian Railways became the first company in the country to launch a mobile-based customer complaint service. Mumbai’s metro service also recently launched one of the world’s most flexible fare card systems, where riders can pay their fare ...
I have always been fascinated by Korea: PM Modi
India Today - 5/19/2015 4:19:29 AM
How a country of the size of Gujarat can achieve so much progress. - We are keen to modernise railways, planning metro rail in 50 ... Korea has given exemplary products to the world, want to replicate Korean model. - I came here when I was the CM of ...
Uncurl the body
The Economist online - 5/22/2015 9:52:22 AM
In railways, private firms will be given ... As a benchmark, the government is using the World Bank’s ease of doing business index, which ranks India a dire 142nd out of 189 countries, behind countries such as Yemen, Sierra Leone and Ethiopia (see ...
The Nation - 5/12/2015 7:58:22 PM
the other countries have actually not fared so badly in managing their respective Railways’ affairs. Indian Railways (IR) continues to be a profit making enterprise, despite providing one of the lowest per mile rates in the world both on its passenger ...
World heritage tag: Lessons on how not to goof up
Times of India - 5/17/2015 10:29:55 PM
CHANDIGARH: As Himachal gears up to stakes claim for Unesco World Heritage Site status for Shimla ... to lobbying for a place on the final list when the proposal is taken up and most countries even hire private consultants for the job.
Construction market in Mexico to grow at a CAGR of 6.19% over the period 2014-2019 published by leading research firm
Whatech - 5/18/2015 3:19:14 PM
The construction industry in Mexico is one of the important contributors to the GDP of the country. In order to compete with the growing economies in the world, the government of Mexico is focusing on the development of roads, railways, ports, harbors ...
Germany's railways grind to a halt amid strike
BBC - 5/20/2015 10:09:03 AM
Millions of commuters in Germany have had their travel plans disrupted as train drivers across the country stage their ninth strike in just 11 months. The Deutsche Bahn workers want a pay rise and a shorter working week. Freight services have also been ...