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
India Due To Become Fastest Growing Country
Yahoo News - 2/8/2016 9:49:27 AM
Since then he has tried to kickstart India's flagging economy through a slew of reforms in the road, railways ... The country is the third largest importer of crude oil behind America and China. In the 2016 report of the World Bank for Doing Business ...
Comparative Rail Safety
Pakistan Defence - 2/12/2016 8:54:36 AM
Look at some Vietnamese here who claim their airline are safest in the world, more safe than US ... Using Wikipedia’s list of rail crashes and its UIC-sourced list of rail passenger-km by country, one can compare different countries’ mainline passenger ...
India steel output to grow by 7% in 2016: Platts
Economic Times - 2/11/2016 3:22:20 PM
"In 2015, out of the 10 largest steel production countries in the world, nine saw production cuts ... and much needed new investments in infrastructure projects such as roads, railways, ports, power and water infrastructure are a key driver for steel ...
Railways to export 40 LHB coaches to Bangladesh
India - 2/10/2016 6:40:58 AM
RCF Kapurthala is gaining a foothold in the export market. Earlier also, RCF has exported coaches to South East Asian and African countries which have Metre Gauge rail networks and Indian Railway’s past experience in Meter Guage rolling stock has proves ...
Sky rail: Ensure the real thing not a pie in the sky
The Age - 2/12/2016 12:07:53 PM
Cranbourne and Berwick were little country towns in 1970 and Endeavour Hills was ... I'm tired of people referencing other cities around the world with elevated rail to prove it is a viable solution. This is suburban Australia, , not Hong Kong, Singapore ...
Iran, Italy ink major rail expansion deal
presstv.com - 2/10/2016 7:38:14 AM
Persia is known to have established the world’s most ancient transportation ... we seek to revive Silk Road in a modern form in all the rail, air, road and sea sectors. Fortunately, there is a good ground in the country and we have held useful ...
Nigeria indicates more interest in China's railway offers
China Daily - 2/2/2016 8:59:18 AM
LAGOS - Nigeria has expressed its growing interest in China's expertise to help build a world class railway networks in the west African country. Speaking at a town hall meeting with Nigerians living in Ethiopia on Sunday, President Muhammadu Buhari said ...
Railway upgrade could unleash Ethiopia’s produce export potential
Fresh Fruit Portal - 2/11/2016 3:12:11 AM
"Ethiopian Air cargo goes to different countries around the world, and we can go directly to destinations ... "There will be a good opportunity to send it to Djibouti by rail, and then seafreight to Europe. "Now we are exporting fresh fine beans, we ...
World Trade Tower in New York to go green for St. Patrick’s Day
Irish Central - 2/11/2016 9:45:54 AM
Other new “greenings” this year include the famous Big Wheel on Place de la Concorde in Paris, Mole Antonelliana in Turin (the architectural symbol of the city), the light rail system ... taking place in countries right across the world.”
Wall Street Journal - 2/9/2016 1:58:48 PM
Raymond Zhong Two commuter trains collided head-on at high speed on Tuesday morning in southern Germany, leaving at least nine dead and 81 injured in one of the country’s worst railway crashes in years. The trains were heading in opposite direct ions on ...
Dozens injured in rail crash
Castanet - 2/11/2016 2:39:23 PM
Egyptians have long complained that the government has failed to deal with the country's chronic transport problems. Egypt's worst railway disaster was in February 2002 when a train heading to southern Egypt caught fire, killing 363 people.
Mapped: The world's largest rail networks
Daily Telegraph - 9/22/2015 11:15:34 AM
Unsurprisingly, the largest and most populous countries dominate, with the USA, China, Russia, India and Canada making up the top five. There are some more surprising findings, however. The British attachment to rail travel is clear. It has the world's ...
Could A Chinese Railway And A United East Africa Lead To U.S. Of Africa?
AFKinside - 2/10/2016 3:09:12 PM
The integrational bloc is betting that its East African Railway Master Plan, partially financed and constructed ... the relations between its members and formally becoming a factor in world politics. If it succeeds in forming a federation, then the newly ...
More travel by train on Spring Festival eve
ECNS - 2/9/2016 9:26:48 AM
Passengers made 4.679 million trips across the country on Feb. 7 ... China has spent heavily on the high-speed railway network which is already the world's largest, making it more convenient for riders to travel. Around 3,300 km of new lines opened ...
Siemens & Russian Railways ready to tackle international projects
RT - 2/11/2016 2:10:45 PM
Germany’s Siemens is ready for joint international rail projects ... to other countries,” said Moeller, adding that Siemens sees some interesting possibilities in this field of work. READ MORE: Europe-Asia link megaproject will reshape world economic ...