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
Six Best Railway Routes in Norway
tnp.no - 8/30/2014 7:21:21 AM
Norwegian landscape may not offer you the best driving experience but the railway network of the country promises more than a journey ... the Bergen Railway as one of the "ten best railways in the world". Flåm Railway (Flåmsbanen): The route runs ...
World Railways Today
Railway Gazette - 8/31/2005 11:59:18 PM
Each entry is illustrated with a range of photos highlighting the variety of the world's trains, stations and infrastructure ... A table summarises the railways of each country, and a glossary translates important acronyms into Japanese.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Railways in a complete mess
Pakistan Observer - 8/19/2014 7:58:52 PM
Indian Railways is world’s number eight largest employer with more than ... No one is ready for surgery of these ailing departments, which are one of the largest employers of country. On 9th August, I travelled by train from Karachi to Rawalpindi to ...
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 ...
Air Travel Cheapest In India: Global Transportation Price Index
Trak.in - 8/25/2014 11:55:08 PM
This is just the start of festive season, and on one hand Indian Railways is trying to woo business class ... And overall, India is the 14 th least expensive country to travel in the world. Here are average travel costs in India for various modes of ...
Cost of High Speed Rail in China One Third Lower than in Other Countries
The World Bank - 7/11/2014 2:37:04 AM
It has been accomplished at a cost which is at most two-thirds of that in other countries. A new World Bank paper ... low cost of high speed railway construction in China. According to the paper titled High-Speed Railways in China: A Look at Construction ...
15,000 die on Indian railways every year
The Independent - 2/21/2012 11:53:24 PM
The committee said Indian Railways – which has an estimated 1.5m staff and is among the world’s largest employers – has much ... excrement has corroded a significant percentage of the country’s 70,000 miles of tracks. Dr Anil Kakodkar, head ...
Modi government selling off Indian assets: Mamata
Daijiworld - 8/30/2014 2:49:21 AM
Stating that the only option which the Modi government believed in is to sell of the country's assets and raise fares. "Just because the railways is running at a loss, should we sell it off? Remember, in US and other western countries like Britan they have ...
75 years ago Britain’s Railways prepare for war
Rail - 8/19/2014 8:27:30 PM
The UK railways were World leaders at places like Bristol Temple Meads ... were not found wanting serving the country. Train travel in the UK should be a pleasure, not a headache. So if you’re taking a train on the UK railway, start your journey here.
Riding India’s railways
Reuters - 2/26/2013 8:05:11 AM
Most of the time I was doing what I was there to do: observing and trying to capture the most significant and fascinating aspects of India’s railways. In a country that is the seventh largest in the world by area and the second largest in the world by ...