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
Facebook to discuss Wi-Fi initiative with Indian Railways
Mobile World Live - 8/25/2016 6:07:46 AM
Facebook has approached Indian Railways about providing Wi-Fi access at rural railway stations across the country as well as to nearby villages ... Joseph Waring joins Mobile World Live as the Asia editor for its new Asia channel. Before joining the ...
Project Insight - Road and Rail Construction Projects in Asia-Pacific 2016
EIN News Desk World News Report - 8/23/2016 12:29:32 PM
The projects are at various stages of development from announcement to execution and are in four main categories: railways roads trams and metros and tunnels and bridges. A total of 13 countries in the region are covered in this report and the combined ...
Saving the railways through photography
Business Daily Africa - 8/25/2016 9:52:39 PM
That service, however rapid it may be, will never provide the coverage across the country that the Lunatic ... as having grown up around the railway, not vice versa as is usually the case in other parts of the world. Having developed her ‘‘Saving ...
Oman's national railway ambitions chug on despite delay in GCC rail network completion
Al Bawaba - 8/25/2016 12:05:41 PM
While a rail link aiming to connect the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC ... said that they want Oman to be in the top 10 of the World Bank Logistics Performance Index, where this year Oman ranked 48 up from 59 in 2015.
Railways to explore hyperloop, vacuum tube technology
The New Indian Express - 8/24/2016 4:03:05 PM
“The Maglev technology has been phased out world over and why is railway getting it when we already know that the cost of construction and maintenance is very high. Developed countries like US and Japan have already taken a decision to phase them out ...
Cabinet nod for Rs.27,000 cr. roads and railways projects
The Hindu - 8/24/2016 10:58:16 PM
27,000 crore in new highways and railway lines across the country to boost economic growth ... Rajasthan and West Bengal with World Bank assistance. The work is scheduled to be completed by July 2024 at an estimated cost of Rs.6,461 crore.
Railways seeks FinMin nod to raise $500 mn via Masala bonds
wap.business-standard.com - 8/25/2016 10:32:37 AM
anchored by the World Bank, which would be used for modernisation of rail infrastructure in the country. The $5-billion fund is likely to be operational by the first half of 2017. Modi had promised to list $1-billion equivalent of masala bonds in the UK ...
KWG and China Railway FSDI Ink Strategic Cooperation Agreement - FSDI to Complete Conditional Bankable Feasibility Study
Marketwired - 8/22/2016 12:52:11 PM
It has also undertaken railway, highway and subway consultation and design projects measuring a total of over 2,000 kilometers in over 40 countries. FSDI's complete survey & design technologies have been up to domestic or world advanced standards in fields ...
Wi-Fi at 100 railway stations by year end, says Google official
Deccan Herald - 8/18/2016 6:19:03 PM
Google India Country Head (Public Policy) Chetan Krishnaswamy said that Google has a set target of providing Wi-Fi internet connectivity at 100 railway stations in the ... making for 43% of world’s population, owing to several reasons like lower data ...
After Google, Facebook to offer free Wi-Fi at Indian railway stations
Mashable - 8/25/2016 7:26:30 AM
The world's largest social media network is in talks ... RailTel offers internet facilities tapping the optic fibre cable that runs alongside railway tracks that cover almost 70 percent of the country. If the company's name rings a bell, that's because ...
Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Inaugurates Wi-Fi Services at 8 Mumbai Suburban Railway Stations
Newstrack India - 8/23/2016 7:00:15 AM
The Wi-Fi facility for the visitors & rail users of these 8 busy stations of Mumbai Suburban Rail Network has been commissioned by a Railway PSU, RailTel in association with Google for providing high speed State-of-the-art world class INTERNET experience ...
Life on the fault lines: Major earthquakes overdue and ‘no one in the world is safe’, expert says
News.com.au - 8/25/2016 10:21:17 PM
Earthquakes claim tens of thousands of lives all over the world ... twisted rail lines and ripped a new 3.5 metre wide fault line in the earth's surface. Italy sits on two fault lines, making it one of the most seismically active countries in Europe.
Country moving on path of peace, prosperity: PM
Business Recorder - 8/23/2016 2:09:44 PM
The Prime Minister also mentioned the past pace of work on Metro Bus services, Orange Train, upgradation of the Pakistan Railways and ... growing economies of the world, the minister added. He said Pakistan was the fourth country in the world which had ...
Why Poland Chose a Direct Rail Connection with China
CBS 58 News - 8/22/2016 11:57:54 PM
one of the longest railways in the world. Though she doesn’t realize it, she’s a very tiny part of offsetting a very big trade difference. A native of Hangzhou, Feifei came to Poland to improve her standard of living. The European country is now China ...
The world’s 10 longest railway networks
railway-technology.com - 2/19/2014 11:55:00 PM
The US rail network, with an operating route length over 250,000km, is the biggest in the world. Freight lines constitute about 80% of the country's total rail network, while the total passenger network spans about 35,000km. The US freight rail network ...