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
Greek police evacuate hundreds from country's largest informal refugee camp
FOX News - 5/24/2016 1:05:52 PM
An estimated 700 police were participating in the operation. Greek authorities are also eager to reopen a railway line — the country's main freight train line to the Balkans — that runs through the camp and has been blocked by protesting camp residents ...
CPEC projects to make country self-sufficient in energy generation
Business Recorder - 5/24/2016 10:49:51 AM
Both the countries have similar stances regarding international relations, peace and mutual respect. Due to the prudent economic policies, China has become an economic power in the world and the ... a network of highways, railways And pipelines spread ...
Railway plans 1000 MW solar energy by 2020
Net India 123 - 5/22/2016 10:23:36 AM
Besides, the Railways has also taken up installation of 6.5 ... India will become one of the largest green energy producers in the world, surpassing several developed countries. UNI RBE SHK 1426
Switzerland's Gotthard Train Tunnel Will Be World's Longest, Deepest
NBC News - 5/22/2016 3:35:34 AM
The world gets a little smaller next month with the unveiling of the longest and deepest railway tunnel ever constructed ... through a mountain range that lies at the crossroads of four countries. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President ...
Russia – A Country In Focus
pharmaceuticalonline.com - 5/20/2016 5:56:56 PM
The largest country in the world, Russia is bigger than Pluto at ... It spans nine time zones, has 28 official languages and has the world’s longest railway. The first Russian child to receive the vaccine against smallpox was called “Vaccinov ...
China wants to extend its Nepal rail link to India
India TV - 5/24/2016 8:41:01 AM
A cross-border railroad link to the Rasuwagadhi area in Nepal has already been discussed between the two countries. China's railroad is expected to reach Nepal border by 2020, an article in the state-run Global Times said. This rail line makes it possible ...
Free WiFi Launched at Three More Indian Railway Stations
IN - 5/21/2016 3:36:46 AM
Mumbai Central was the first railway station in the country with free WiFi facility ... San Francisco: With the world growing more concerned about attacks by militant groups on civilians, Microsoft Corp on Friday outlined new policies to crack down ...
Railway System: A Necessity to Nigerians and the Economy
This Day Live - 5/21/2016 10:20:37 PM
The country has lots of benefits to derive from the revival of the railway transport system ... it is important to let companies from all over the world to partake in the bidding process to run trains in Nigeria. A good example, would be to have companies ...
Faiz Fazal: World around me seemed so beautiful after earning maiden India call-up
Firstpost - 5/23/2016 7:12:07 PM
New Delhi: Just like it happens with most of the seasoned domestic warhorses, 30-year-old Faiz Fazal had also stopped expecting anything of late but now that he has earned his maiden India call-up, "the world seemed like a much beautiful place" for the ...
Smaller ASEAN Countries Stand Up to China
Economy Watch - 5/23/2016 1:21:22 PM
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s whirlwind tour of Brunei, Cambodia and Laos during 22–24 April 2016 courted support for his country’s territorial claims ... which proposes a China–Laos railway link, would boost Laos’ agenda of transforming ...
Switzerland to open world’s longest and deepest train tunnel after 17 years
Euronews - 5/23/2016 9:20:58 PM
(Relaxnews) - Switzerland will inaugurate the opening of the world's longest and deepest train tunnel ... mountains to the palms and stone dwellings in the south of the country. The rail route takes travelers over 250 bridges and seven loop tunnels.
PM Modi hails signing of Chabahar port deal by India-Iran-Afghanistan; says its a corridor of peace, prosperity
Zee News - 5/23/2016 6:07:42 PM
Meanwhile, India and Iran also signed 12 agreements, including on science and technology, culture and railways and three ... prosperity" of the three countries, Modi said: "It is our common goal. We want to link with the world." The prime minister said ...
World's longest railway tunnel to be inaugurated
China - 5/12/2016 1:31:26 AM
The world's longest railway tunnel will be ceremonially opened on June 1 ... Heads of state and government of Switzerland's neighbouring countries, as well as the transport ministers of the countries along the Rotterdam-Genoa freight corridor, as well ...
Islamic State jihad in subcontinent, China being run by local groups
Hindustan Times - 5/23/2016 1:47:01 AM
The hated Sunni jihadist outfit may not have a direct presence in these countries but it has loyal and bloodthirsty ... one at Tiananmen Square a couple of years ago and at the Kunming railway station in 2014 – were blamed on Uyghurs.
China keen on India joining Tibet-Nepal railway network
The Hindu - 5/21/2016 11:32:12 PM
“It is our strong will to form synergy between the rail networks of all three countries,” he said ... roads and airports across the region at high altitudes. The world’s highest railway station (Tanggula), the highest civilian airport (Daocheng ...