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
For the Love of Indian Railways…
The New Indian Express - 4/18/2015 1:00:02 AM
Today the Indian Railways covers 1,08,706 kilometres of track length all over the country. The Barog tunnel is the longest of the 103 operational tunnels on the UNESCO recognized KalkaShimla Railway. Also the considered the straightest tunnel in the world ...
Ten steps that can put the railways back on track
The Times of India Blogs - 4/18/2015 11:47:16 PM
Almost all democratic countries have broken their monopolies ... Based on lessons learned from the reform of other railways and the world’s best practices, here are ten steps to restore the glory of a great institution. One, create distance between ...
Indian Railways turns 162 year-old
Post - 4/17/2015 6:51:58 AM
New Delhi: Indian Railways, the lifeline of the country and perhaps its most preferred mode of ... one of the largest networks in the world and one of the biggest employers. Operated during the colonial time by private-run companies, the firms were ...
Indian navy's Operation Yemen impresses world: 23 countries ask for help
Firstpost - 4/7/2015 7:46:47 AM
Even as the Indian Navy successfully braved bombs to evacuate more than 2300 citizens from Yemen, Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that a further 23 countries have ... Shipping, Railways & State Govts greatly helped in rescue ...
Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the Opening Press Conference of the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings 2015
The World Bank - 4/16/2015 4:32:59 PM
Every country in the world knows this. Developed countries used eminent domain to take land in order to build highways, railways, ports and other infrastructure projects for the greater good -- in order to create jobs and build economies. Developing ...
Europe-Asia link megaproject will reshape world economic map, experts tell RT
RT - 4/15/2015 11:57:59 PM
“The project should include railways, motorways and other transport methods ... the project will bring much more to all of the participant countries and reshape the world economy, experts agree. “The project can eventually change the world economic ...
Low oil prices get World Bank's, IMF's attention
USA Today - 4/13/2015 11:57:22 AM
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim underscored the tremendous need for new infrastructure, putting the cost of new roads, bridges, railways, airports and energy plants at $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion a year. Some countries are taking advantage of oil prices ...
World Bank ready to share experience with AIIB
ECNS - 4/8/2015 2:23:28 AM
World Bank welcomes the new development banks, such as China-proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the New Development Bank established by the BRICS countries ... bridges, railways, airports, and energy plants. By 2030, we will most ...
Austrian Federal Railways increases profit by 68 pct in 2014
China - 4/18/2015 3:37:31 AM
State-owned Austrian Federal Railways (OeBB) recorded a pre-tax profit of 185 billion ... Its freight services currently operate in 19 countries, with expansions planned for operations in Germany, the Benelux countries, and South-eastern Europe.
Expo to draw world leaders
ANSA - 4/17/2015 3:13:03 PM
The world's fair, which runs under the banner ... seats a day on national and international routes, State Railways (FS) Managing Director Michele Mario Elia said. Standards at stations across the country will be improved, including provision of wifi ...
Hong Kong Consular Corps visits Boracay Island
BusinessMirror. - 4/18/2015 7:05:06 AM
Boracay Foundation Inc. (BFI), the trade and cultural body of the island-paradise, is hosting the tour of the diplomatic executives from different parts of the world. Led by Hong ... various tourism facilities of the country’s premier tourist destination.
World Bank President Outlines Strategy To End Poverty
Eurasia Review - 4/8/2015 3:20:44 AM
“We estimate that the world needs an additional US$1 to 1.5 trillion dollars every year to be invested in infrastructure – roads, bridges, railways, airports ... Kim said there was no single blueprint for countries on how they deploy the three-pronged ...
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley asks world to help make coal greener
Times of India - 4/19/2015 12:01:35 AM
He said, "We have a large stake in this, not least because we recognize that a significantly warmer planet will disproportionately affect poorer parts of the world, including India. We are also acutely aware that rich countries can more easily and ...
Bhutan Ambassador inaugurated Annual International Fest 'One World' at LPU
India Education Diary - 4/16/2015 7:50:25 AM
Thousands of on-looking students witnessed and enjoyed the spirit of ‘One World’. Participating 30 countries included students from ... here today. In his ina .. Railways to set up its own design centre' in the campus of 'National Institute of Design ...
French cycle racers ignore level crossing barriers and narrowly miss being hit by train
London Evening Standard - 4/13/2015 4:07:54 PM
French railways today launched a legal complaint against organisers ... lives by ignoring closed barriers during the Paris-Roubaix race, in the north of the country. Scores of them can be seen pouring through the gates illegally, while one is actually ...