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
10 world’s longest rail lines
mediamaxnetwork.co.ke - 2/27/2017 8:56:43 PM
1. United States – 250,000km The US rail network is the biggest in the world. Freight lines constitute 80 per cent of the country’s total rail network, while the total passenger network spans 35,000km. The US freight rail network consists of 538 ...
'Hyperloop' rail project promises trips across India in under an hour
Daily Telegraph - 3/1/2017 3:10:44 PM
“The Prime Minister’s vision of connecting the country is directly aligned with our objective of connecting the world,” he continued. The system was given a cautious welcome by Suresh Prabhu, India’s Railway Minister. “We are living in exciting ...
South Korea likely to redevelop New Delhi railway station as world class facility
NYOOOZ - 2/19/2017 10:29:07 AM
(Express photo by Jaipal Singh) South Korea has come forward to redevelop the New Delhi railway station, one of the busiest terminals in the country, as a world-class facility. Catering to more than five lakh passengers in a day, the station will be ...
World Bank CEO commutes second class in Mumbai local train (Lead) (With Images)
Webindia 123 - 2/28/2017 5:35:06 PM
World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva on Tuesday ... including those from the private sector. MRVC's Sahai, WB Country Director Junaid Ahmad and other Indian Railway officials travelled in an adjacent second class men's compartment. Georgieva travelled ...
Should FG privatise railways?
Punch - 2/21/2017 12:25:27 AM
All over the world, the railway system is one of the most efficient means of ... if it is done holistically. Several things in the country have been privatised, but the essence of privatising them has not been achieved. The problem I have with ...
World Bank CEO commutes 2nd class in Mumbai train (With Image)
Net India 123 - 2/28/2017 4:02:02 PM
MRVC's Sahai, World Bank Country Director Junaid Ahmad and other Indian Railway officials travelled in an adjacent second class gents compartment. Later, she proceeded for other site visits organised by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority ...
Track Geometry Measurement System Market by Measurement Type, Operation Type, Railway Type, Component and Geography - Global Forecast to 2022
Yahoo Finance - 3/1/2017 2:24:48 AM
The major reason for this is the rapid expansion of high-speed rails, mass transit systems, and subways in the APAC countries in the recent years. In China, the high-speed rail service was introduced in 2007, and as of 2016, it has the world's longest high ...
Sadc needs $100bn to recapitalise railways
herald.co.zw - 2/25/2017 3:12:30 AM
Business Reporter SOUTHERN African Railways Association says Sadc countries need an estimated $100 billion to ... infrastructure across the regional needed urgent attention to match world class standard. He said deficits in rail transport system as a ...
World rail freight news round-up
Railway Gazette - 2/26/2017 11:56:51 PM
On February 21 Rail Cargo Group launched a thrice-weekly container train from Rijeka Adriatic Gate to München and Ludwigshafen on behalf of DP World. The operator said ... via China to Eurasian Economic Union countries and potentially to Europe.
China to start construction on 35 railway projects: report
Xinhua News Agency - 2/19/2017 1:42:23 PM
featuring the world's largest high-speed rail network of more than 22,000 km. While the vast network has enhanced connectivity in large swathes of the country, construction lags behind in the less developed western regions. The government wants to address ...
Identity, staff, debt, freight issues plaguing China Railway
Today - 2/26/2017 8:22:06 PM
BEIJING — Working on the railroad was a dream for many Chinese in the 1980s, when trains were the country’s main form of ... has created an identity crisis for China Railway Corp (CRC), operator of the world’s biggest rail system, which also includes ...
ICYMI: World Bank Boss Kristalina Georgieva Travels In Mumbai Local
Post - 3/1/2017 8:08:24 AM
MRVC's Sahai, World Bank Country Director Junaid Ahmad and other Indian Railway officials travelled in an adjacent second class men's compartment. Georgieva travelled by the congested suburban rail system to get a sense of the volume of passengers who use ...
Beyond GSM-R: the future of railway radio
International Rail Journal - 3/1/2017 4:29:29 PM
And as the telecommunications component of ERTMS, other networks around the world have followed suit as ... regulators to guarantee coverage for the railway network. This is currently not the case in many countries, leading to spotty onboard Wi-Fi coverage ...
Smart Railways System Market 2017 World Technology,Development,Trends and Opportunities Market Research Report to 2022
EIN Newsdesk - 2/24/2017 6:44:16 PM
This report studies sales (consumption) of Smart Railways System in Global market, especially in United States, China, Europe and Japan, focuses on top players in these regions/countries, with sales, price, revenue and market share for each player in these ...
DP World Chairman Highlights Value Of Trade At World Government Summit
railwaysafrica.com - 2/28/2017 1:17:24 PM
On the opening day of the World Government Summit, discussions between DP World ... “These are some of the lessons we have learnt from operating in more than 40 countries, including Dubai. Our flagship Jebel Ali Port and Free Zone is a classic case ...