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
How And Why Rail Was Jump-Started For The 21st Century
Forbes - 12/6/2016 10:42:18 PM
So in every country — in Europe, in America — rail is used to being a monopoly. That is changing. We come from the shipping world, from DP World. There is competition, competition is big, so we have to go fast. So it is a change of culture in the rail ...
Security raised at L.A. rail line after threat warning from foreign country
Astro Awani - 12/6/2016 1:02:29 PM
LOS ANGELES: Federal and Los Angeles officials said on Monday they had been alerted by authorities in another country to a "specific" threat against the city's Red Line commuter rail system, prompting them to beef up security and alert the public.
Swipe machines to be installed at all Railway Stations in the country
kollytalk.com - 12/3/2016 5:42:14 AM
... to install swiping machines across all the Railway Stations in the country. India has the biggest railway network as well as longest railway tracks in the world. The demonetization drive, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 08th November ...
An innovative, modern, passenger focused railway network
Department of Health - 12/6/2016 8:33:27 PM
It’s about doing something bigger and bolder. Our railways are more diverse than almost anywhere in the world. Few countries try to run express trains, commuter trains, local trains and freight on the same tracks to such high intensity as the West Coast ...
Controversial Kenyan railway plan divides conservationists
FOX News - 11/28/2016 11:53:14 AM
Nairobi enjoys a reputation as the wildlife capital of the world thanks to the expansive Nairobi ... without sufficient consideration of its threat to the country's wildlife. Amid protests over the railway, a coalition of Kenyan conservationists has ...
Threat against Los Angeles rail line called in from a foreign country
foreigndesknews.com - 12/5/2016 10:26:11 AM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Federal and Los Angeles officials said on Monday a "specific" threat had been called in from a foreign country against the city's Red Line commuter rail system, prompting them to alert the public. "This threat is imminent,
Spring Festival to see 3 billion trips made by road, rail, airplane
ECNS - 12/7/2016 1:19:47 AM
It is the country's most important holiday for family reunions ... the total length of which exceeded 20,000 km this year, making it the world's longest high-speed railway system. Xinhua contributed to this story.
The Most Railway Friendly Country In The World Is…
ecolocalizer.com - 3/19/2008 11:57:33 PM
So who are the world’s most railway friendly countries, and what can we learn from them about implementing practical rail services that people will actually want to use? Data provided by The International Union of Railways shows Japan as the world leader ...
Railway Infrastructure Spending in Saudi Arabia 2016 Market Expected to Grow at CAGR 7.88% and Forecast to 2020
EIN News Desk World News Report - 12/6/2016 2:06:54 PM
Until 2010, the railways were the least developed means of transport in the country. However, since 2010, investments in the expansion of new railway lines have surged because of the government's attempt to reduce dependency on oil-based revenues and seek ...
Gold Country Welcomes Renovated All-Suites DoubleTree by Hilton
rustourismnews.com - 12/4/2016 7:24:15 PM
DoubleTree by Hilton brings upscale, contemporary lodging to the Gold Country of Northern California with the opening ... Just 11 miles east of Sacramento and within walking distance of the Sunrise Light Rail station, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Sacramento ...
Track Geometry Measurement System Market Expected to Reach 3.51 Billion USD by 2022
abnewswire.com - 11/29/2016 6:04:16 PM
China is the major contributor for this region. As of 2015, China has the world’s longest high-speed railway network. In addition, the rapid expansions in metro systems in the countries such as India and Australia are creating growth prospects in this ...
The latest news from Britain and around the world
Liverpool Echo - 12/6/2016 7:47:31 AM
Plans to strip Network Rail of its complete control of England's railway tracks ... the Prime Minister travelling the world desperately trying to stitch up new trade alliances with anyone who will deal, in this case Bahrain, where peaceful dissenters ...
Indian Railways Will Set Up 5 Gigawatts Of Solar Capacity In Partnership With UNDP
CleanTechnica - 12/6/2016 5:20:11 PM
According to media reports, the Indian Railways is planning to set up around 5 gigawatts (GW) of solar capacity across the country in partnership with ... the fastest emerging solar power markets in the world.
5 Highest Railway Lines In The World
worldatlas.com - 5/24/2016 11:57:16 PM
... the highest railway systems in the world allow visitors to Peru to enjoy a scenic railway ride on board its Expedition, Hiram Bingham, Belmond and Vistadome trains to this famous tourist destination in the country. The Peru Rail was founded in 1999 by ...
World’s longest tunnel prepares for first scheduled services
The Local - 12/6/2016 11:36:35 AM
The 12.2 billion-franc tunnel, the longest and deepest rail tunnel in the world, was handed over to SBB in June after ... through the tunnel has required a timetable change across the country that will come into effect on December 11th, said SBB in a ...