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, 2012See also: Railways map
Global Smart Railways Market Forecasts and Opportunities 2013-2018
TMCnet.com - 4/14/2014 9:36:23 AM
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China's skies increasingly crowded with passenger jets
china.usc.edu - 4/15/2014 10:35:27 PM
Other domestic travel options, specifically high-speed railways, are carrying more and more passengers ... 55 additional airports are to be built by 2015, totaling 230 across the country. The CIA World Factbook, however, rates China at 15th in the world ...
Dear Prime Minister Narendra Modi, here why India cannot afford to revoke the decision to allow FDI
Daily News and Analysis - 4/15/2014 10:11:00 AM
Turning around the railways would require great investment that the state ... borders for trade and migration will almost end world poverty overnight. In a third-world country like India, globalisation would mean the difference between survival and death ...
Key link from Furness to the outside world
North West Evening Mail - 4/14/2014 2:58:31 PM
FORMER Barrow-based engineer Philip Grosse held a launch evening on Friday afternoon for his new book on The Railways of Carnforth ... from the north east and with customers throughout the country. Mr Grosse went to the Storey Institute Technical School ...
Qatar Railways awards USD234 m joint venture to SYSTRA
MENAFN - 4/13/2014 5:34:11 AM
(MENAFN) SYSTRA-Parsons has recently won a joint venture worth USD234 million from The Qatar Railways Company to manage the ... will visit several countries around the world to raise awareness on the effects of drug abuse. He ... Apr 14 2014 Omani accused ...
China's Ambitious African Railways Plan: Reviving Imperial Dreams?
ISN ETH Zurlch - 4/10/2014 3:17:34 PM
Firstly, many of the countries where China has invested in railways are not rich in mineral resources ... China possesses the largest foreign exchange reserves in the world, most of it invested in US treasury bonds. Owing to the devaluation of the American ...
Which country has the largest railway network in the World?
Times of India - 1/15/2005 11:57:41 PM
The US has the largest railway system in the world - about 240,000 km connecting 48 continental ... India comes fifth with 62,658 km of railroad after Canada and China. Indian Railways is owned by the government, and is the largest under a single management.
Book review: Locomotives of the Lancashire Central Coalfield: The Walkden Yard Connection by Alan Davies
Beverley Guardian - 4/15/2014 9:20:53 AM
The Lancashire Central Collieries locomotives were based at Walkden Yard, near Wigan, and the small tank locos served all the local mines, a vital leg of a journey that would see the coal eventually dispatched to all corners of the country and the world.
Slow train to a lost Britain: discovering a magical world barely changed since the golden age of rail
Daily Mail - 4/2/2010 9:53:59 PM
Of course, Britain’s railways haven’t really been like this ... are fit only to run in the Third World. (Which, indeed, some of them do, since the only other country apart from Britain that operates Pacer trains is Iran.) There are interminable ...
China's Railways World Leader, Except In Service
CBS News - 2/1/2011 11:59:02 PM
China's 91,000 kilometers (56,400 miles) of railways are the world's longest and, in some cases, the fastest. The country's drive to develop high-speed rail technology rivals its space program in terms of national pride and importance. But the annual scrum ...
Passengers packed into sweltering carriages, overflowing toilets, clueless staff and police called to quell a mutiny: My Bank Holiday nightmare on Britain's Third World ...
Daily Mail - 5/27/2013 10:46:17 PM
It was a journey that tested many of our fellow passengers to the limit; a frightening experience for some and confirmation that in so many areas of life Britain is nothing more than a Third World country run ... whose railways are famous for their lunatic ...
World's tallest bridge at Kauri in Jammu constructed by Konkan Railways
Meri News - 11/4/2007 11:54:12 PM
THE WORLD'S tallest ... project of the Konkan Railways, the Chenab Bridge, as it would be designated on completion, would rise 359 metres above the bed of the mighty and tumultuous Chenab, with Kauri emerging as the centre of the country’s attraction ...
World Smart Railways Market to Exceed USD 39.2 Bln by 2018, According to MarketsandMarkets Report Published at MarketPublishers.com
Benzinga - 1/7/2014 1:25:57 PM
Insightful research report “Smart Railways Market [Passenger ... are transported annually in the world. At present, fast but also safe and reliable rail services represent one of the primary concerns for many countries worldwide. Aging railway systems ...
2010 Quality of Life Index: 194 Countries Ranked and Rated
International Living - 12/31/2009 11:57:24 PM
It’s about the places in the world where the living is ... we look at the length of railways, paved highways, and navigable waterways in each country, and equated these things to each country’s population and size. We also consider the number of ...
Railways to roll out world’s biggest ERP project by Aug
Financial Express - 5/30/2008 3:58:28 PM
SummaryIndian Railways is gearing up to roll out its ambitious ERP programme by August this year, which would cover all its 25 lakh past and present employees and is being touted as the biggest such exercise in the world. Indian Railways is gearing up to ...