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
East Africa: World Bank Looks Into Case of 'Embezzlement' At Rift Valley Railways
AllAfrica - 6/22/2016 9:11:02 AM
published today in different countries, has unearthed questionable dealings at the company that have attracted the attention of the World Bank. The World Bank has opened an investigation into Rift Valley Railways, RVR, the company managing the historic ...
Modi's 2-year watch: Foreign affairs, railways & roads get citizens thumbs up
Economic Times - 6/23/2016 9:55:47 PM
The highest ratings in a government online survey on the occasion of the second anniversary of the Modi Government have been given by citizens to its efforts in 'creating a new world order through a proactive foreign policy' and 'modernising railways'.
Gioia Ghezzi on Europe's Integrated Railways
World Policy Institute - 6/23/2016 8:55:32 AM
World Policy Journal editor emeritus David A ... DA: How does that manifest itself in railways? GG: I'll give you an example without naming countries, but Italy has been wanting to operate in a neighboring country for many years, and they’ve said ...
Israel Builds Railway in Hope of Boosting Commerce With Arab Neighbors
The Wall Street Journal - 6/22/2016 6:15:04 PM
The effort is a bid to boost moribund commerce with the country’s Arab neighbors ... The former Hejaz Railway connected the area that is now Israel with the Arab world further east, running through territory now riven by Middle East borders.
Opening of the World's Longest Railway Tunnel Brought to the Web via Blick webTV and LiveU
PR Newswire - 6/22/2016 8:35:15 AM
Blick webTV was founded in 2006 and is part of the larger Ringier, a Swiss-based, multifaceted media group with employees in 15 countries. It produces web video content for both Ringier and external customers. Michel Huber, Head of Technology, said ...
German state aims to power its railway system with hydrogen fuel cells
Hydrogen Fuel News - 6/23/2016 10:21:26 AM
The state expects to have a hydrail system in place by 2025, making the railway system more environmentally friendly and, potentially, efficient. The concept of hydrail has long been an interest in many parts of the world. Relatively few countries have ...
Fastest trains in India before high speed rail system took over
The Indian Express - 6/23/2016 7:15:19 AM
The Indian railways network in the fourth largest in the world, the first, second and third positions ... Express Before the start of the high speed train service projects in the country, the fastest train running was the Bhopal Shatabdi Express which ...
Central Asia's longest railway tunnel a great feat of engineering
ECNS - 6/23/2016 10:50:04 AM
Uzbekistan has just recently completed the longest railway tunnel in Central Asia ... corridor from the Pacific to the Baltic Sea." "The world's major commercial banks will seldom give loans to these countries, because they can hardly pass the rigid ...
Leaders hail inauguration of Central Asia’s longest railway tunnel
Financial Express - 6/23/2016 4:59:19 AM
The two leaders on Wednesday watched via video link the opening of the 19.2-km railway tunnel, which is part of the Angren ... of friendship and cooperation connecting the peoples of both countries,” Xi said. He said that land transport connectivity ...
World’s Biggest Pension Fund Sues Toshiba for Accounting Scandal
Bloomberg - 6/23/2016 5:42:16 AM
GPIF has previously sued other companies including Seibu Railway Co. and Livedoor Inc., he said ... to make investors more engaged with the companies that they invest in. The country introduced guidelines for shareholders in 2014, which GPIF has pledged ...
China Deepens Ties with Eurasian Countries
CRIENGLISH - 6/24/2016 8:54:21 AM
In China, the travel time of a similar distance by high speed rail is two hours ... such a number has never been the case during any world leaders' visit to our country." He said China's investment to Serbia is of great importance, and could solve a ...
1.5 mn Indians using high-speed Wi-Fi at Indian Railways stations: Google
EXPRESS COMPUTER - 6/21/2016 5:30:19 AM
Nearly 1.5 million Indians are using the high-speed Wi-Fi services at 19 railways stations across the country that Google provided as part of its project, the technology giant revealed on Monday. “On the occasion of the inaugural World Wi-Fi Day by the ...
Trump Blasts Hillary In Speech: Clinton Is A 'World-Class Liar' ... May Be the 'Most Corrupt Person to Ever Seek the Presidency of the United States'
Fox Nation - 6/23/2016 12:41:37 AM
Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton is "a world-class liar." Donald Trump is suggesting that "our country lost its way" when it began ... infrastructure on the planet earth – the roads and railways and airports of tomorrow. Our military will have the ...
China’s inexplicable Nepal rail project
The Hindu Business Line - 6/22/2016 4:20:32 PM
Armed with international support, India is now geared to build its cross-country road and rail connectivity ... building such a railway track across the tallest mountains of the world would be very costly indeed. This is over and above the steep ...
India to equal world per capita steel consumption in 10 years: SAIL Chairman
ET Auto.com - 6/19/2016 1:57:57 AM
Similarly, in Railways more tracks are to be laid and we expect ... "We have to be cautious about the excess capacity in the world and in China. Some countries are dumping their products in India at cheaper rates and adversely impacting the health of ...