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
Bolivia-Chile railway marks 100 years at time of strife
BBC Online - 5/14/2013 1:18:54 AM
Chile has marked the centenary of one of the most spectacular railways in the world, a railroad that straddles the Andes and lies at the heart of the country's long-standing border dispute with Bolivia. The Arica-La Paz railway was inaugurated on 13 May ...
Foreign trips galore by railway body
Gulf News - 5/14/2013 11:55:59 AM
He said: “The MRVC officers made trips to several foreign countries to carry out a technical study for commercial development of railway land and airspace in Mumbai.” Spending Rs241,964 on every foreign trip, the MRVC, Galgali says, shook off the ...
India- Bangladesh Railway officers to meet on May 21
Economic Times - 5/18/2013 2:57:21 PM
AGARTALA: India and Bangladesh Railway officials would meet in Dhaka on May 21 to review the progress of work in the railway link between Agartala and Akhaura in Bangladesh, officials sources said today. Bangladesh and India signed a memorandum ...
Indian Railways becomes the fourth largest freight carrier in the world
Rush Lane - 5/14/2013 4:39:20 AM
Indian Railways entered the 1 billion tonne plus club for the first time last fiscal, and in doing so, they are now the fourth largest freight carrier in the world, after USA, Russia and China. Indian Railways has joined the rare Billion Tonne Plus Club ...
Turkmenistan plans to build railway near Afghan border
worldbulletin.net - 5/16/2013 11:46:27 AM
About a month ago, Afghanistan proposed the construction of a railway line in Afghanistan on the Imamnazar-Akina route to Turkey. The relevant negotiations were held in Ashgabat with participation of the authorized representatives of the two countries.
Railways to improve safety levels with communications-based control system
The Hindu - 5/17/2013 9:10:46 PM
Indian Railways plans to roll out a communications-based train management system that provides higher precision in locating trains when compared to the conventional signalling systems, S. Manohar, Chief Signal and Telecommunication Engineer, Southern ...
Huawei to Deploy Innovative Railway Communications System for Malaysia's Ampang LRT Extension
Yahoo! - 5/6/2013 8:02:05 AM
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Saudi- New railway projects to link eastern and western regions
MENAFN - 5/9/2013 6:46:57 AM
(MENAFN - Arab News) New railway projects will flourish the regional transportation in Saudi Arabia through linking the west to east ... "The railway line would start from Jeddah Islamic Port to Riyadh and will be connected with the existing 450-kilometer ...
The Railway Ministers We Have Known
Wall Street Journal - 5/13/2013 11:21:23 AM
In September last year, Mr. Joshi took control of the railways from Mukul Roy when Trinamool Congress, his party, withdrew support from the coalition over plans to allow foreign retailers to set up in the country without a local partner.
Perks of a railway job for the family: A daughterâ€™s flashback
articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com - 5/12/2013 11:39:52 PM
Railway officers can be transferred anywhere across 16 geographic divisions. So families were used to being uprooted frequently, making new friends and serendipititously finding old ones. Boarding schools such as the 125-year-old Oak Grove at ...
Railway Dept on the threshold of wide expansion
Sunday Observer - 5/11/2013 7:30:31 PM
The Railway Department is ready to start train services upto Madhu from May 14 and to complete the entire Northern rail tracks by April next year ... Answer: The railway network of Sri Lanka runs to 1,422 kilometres whereas the road network is over ...
Israel's railway plan set to boost China's trade in Middle East, Europe
Channel NewsAsia - 5/15/2013 7:11:27 PM
The proposed railway line is along a route used in ancient times by caravans from Arabia and India ... This is all part of a plan for China to fast track trade into the Middle East and beyond.
Railway Minister Bansal's nephew arrested by CBI for accepting Rs 90-lakh bribe
Indian Express - 5/3/2013 8:08:38 PM
The cash is learnt to have been seized. Mahesh Kumar, one of the country's most senior Railway officers who was elevated to the Railway Board as its Member (Staff) only on Thursday, was arrested in Mumbai, PTI reported. The Member (Staff) looks after ...
Railway scam: Mahesh Kumarâ€™s ambition led to his downfall
India Times - 5/4/2013 8:07:27 PM
On May 2, the railways ministry issued a statement saying one of ... old Delhi railway station in 36 hours and he was the only railway officer across the country to achieve the distinction. Kumar is also credited with many innovations such ...
Presidents of Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan open Turkmen-Kazakh railway section of “North-South” transport corridor
turkmenistan.ru - 5/13/2013 7:18:00 AM
The center of gravity of world trade, as well as production is shifting to Asia ... the station “Serhetyaka”, which is destined to become the major point of the strategic international railway. Then, the heads of state went to the conference room ...