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
India rail disaster kills 39
MSN - 1/22/2017 6:18:58 PM
Rescuers struggled Sunday to pull survivors from the wreckage of a train crash which killed 39 passengers in India, the latest disaster on the country's creaking ... which is one of the world's largest. Anil Kumar Saxena, national railway spokesman ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 1/22/2017 8:24:50 AM
J.P. Misra, the chief press officer of the East Coast Railways, said that the toll ... there are plenty of countries happy to step up. Over four days of intense politicking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the annual gathering where ...
Another deadly train tragedy in India reveals sorry state of one of the largest railway networks in the world
mobile.bignewsnetwork.com - 1/22/2017 3:20:01 PM
Last November, the country’s railway system recorded is the deadliest accident in five years, when nearly 146 people were killed in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh after a train derailed in similar fashion. In spite of being one of the world’s largest railway ...
Dutch electric trains become 100% powered by wind energy
The Guardian - 1/10/2017 9:53:38 PM
The national railway company ... wind farms across the country and off the coast of the Netherlands had helped NS achieve its aim. Eneco and NS said on a joint website that around 600,000 passengers daily are “the first in the world” to travel thanks ...
Kosovo views Serbian rail link as 'provocation,' blocks train
The Christian Science Monitor - 1/17/2017 6:03:26 PM
January 17, 2017 —Kosovo blocked a Serbian train at its border just a day after decrying a move to link the two countries by rail train, saying the Serbian plan is meant to provoke those in the disputed Kosovo territory and interferes with its sovereignty.
Rail ideas include Luas-type link with Derry and budget airline-style fares
Irish Examiner - 1/20/2017 2:36:27 AM
Ministers believe reducing the rail transport network would severely impact the attractiveness of the country’s larger city regions for ... the highest concentration of Victorian railway in the world and says there is now an opportunity for a light ...
No need for the world to fear Trump
Rediff India Abroad - 1/21/2017 1:19:31 PM
capped by his signature slogan, 'And, yes, together, we will make America great again' would have put Americans on top of the world ... and tunnels and railways' and get people off welfare and back to work rebuilding the country 'with American hands ...
The Most Railway Friendly Country In The World Is…
ecolocalizer.com - 3/19/2008 11:57:33 PM
So who are the world’s most railway friendly countries, and what can we learn from them about implementing practical rail services that people will actually want to use? Data provided by The International Union of Railways shows Japan as the world leader ...
APC hails FG, Amaechi on Ibadan - Lagos and Calabar - Lagos railway projects
World Stage - 1/22/2017 6:15:59 AM
thus saving the country $800m. That is Amaechi for you – the man whom Wike, the misguided Governor of Rivers State, is doing everything possible to pull down.” For the Lagos - Calabar rail line, CCECC would commence the construction of the first ...
Hitting the road to find America's place in the world
Dallas News - 1/20/2017 6:21:21 PM
Kaplan sets out to enhance his appreciation of his country by taking a long road-trip, driving from his home in Stockbridge, Mass., to San Diego. Driving is more fulfilling than air and even rail travel ... after some fashion, the world could be, too."
5 Highest Railway Lines In The World
worldatlas.com - 5/24/2016 11:57:16 PM
... the highest railway systems in the world allow visitors to Peru to enjoy a scenic railway ride on board its Expedition, Hiram Bingham, Belmond and Vistadome trains to this famous tourist destination in the country. The Peru Rail was founded in 1999 by ...
Cost of High Speed Rail in China One Third Lower than in Other Countries
The World Bank - 7/11/2014 2:37:04 AM
A new World Bank paper takes a look at this expansion ... The paper notes that construction cost of high speed rail in China tends to be lower than in other countries. China’s high speed rail with a maximum speed of 350 km/h has a typical infrastructure ...
Investment Strategies Adopted by Nations in GCC Construction Industry
abnewswire.com - 1/21/2017 7:43:04 AM
The infrastructure segment, comprising of road, railways, ports, and airports, is a key focus area of the GCC countries. Besides the residential ... MarketsandMarkets is the world’s No. 2 firm in terms of annually published premium market research ...
India rail disaster kills 39 passengers
www.geo.tv - 1/22/2017 9:03:37 PM
NEW DELHI: Rescuers struggled Sunday to pull survivors from the wreckage of a train crash which killed 39 passengers in India, the latest disaster on the ... which is one of the world's largest. Anil Kumar Saxena, the national railway spokesman, said ...
Briefly around the World
Denton Record-Chronicle - 1/21/2017 10:09:13 PM
Railway officials say that at least 23 people have been killed ... Trump on his inauguration and expressed willingness to work for the benefit of both countries “with a focus on respect for the sovereignty of both nations and shared responsibility.”