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
At a glance: Longest railway platforms in India
India TV - 11/25/2014 10:38:50 AM
It has a vast network connecting every city of the country which makes it world’s largest railway network. Indian Railways, besides contributing significantly to the nation’s growth story, also provides employment to thousands of people. Railways were ...
Indian Railways is growth engine, powerhouse of Country: Suresh Prabhu
Parda Phash - 11/18/2014 4:52:12 PM
Indian Railways is the growth engine as well as the powerhouse of the country. It has assumed enormous importance in today’s world not only due to the numbers associated with it, such as the number of passengers carried daily, tonnage loaded and ...
Railways Contributing Their Best To Economic Development Of Our Country
aeg India - 11/13/2014 9:30:09 PM
Indian Railways is one of the largest networks in the world and this giant is playing its apt role in the development of our country. New Delhi: Track of 110000 KM, route of 65000 km & stations numbering more than 7,500 – this statement describes the ...
China wants to build the world a railway
CNBC - 11/21/2014 1:32:23 AM
The developing world is embarking on a massive ... tens of thousands of miles of roads and railways to expand economic opportunity to hundreds of millions of Chinese inland workers. Other developing countries, including Brazil and India, now face the ...
China woos India for high-speed rail
The Rakyat Post - 11/25/2014 4:51:03 PM
That will be the first rail agreement between the two countries since Chinese President Xi Jinping ... India’s British-built railways, the world’s fourth largest, have laboured under years of inadequate investment and much of the network is now ...
Ukrainian Railways plan to stop passenger rail services in country’s south-east
en.itar-tass.com - 11/25/2014 6:02:38 PM
KIEV, November 25. /TASS/. The Ukrainian Railways announced plans on Tuesday to stop passenger rail services in south-east Ukraine, Oleg Titov, head of the company’s legal department said. The company was planning to stop the movement of passenger trains ...
World Toilet Day 2014: 88% Indians find toilets at railway stations the dirtiest
THE Health Site - 11/19/2014 4:12:14 AM
According to the survey, 88.31 percent of travellers were believed that railways need major ... billion people in developing countries including India – for sanitary toilet conditions. Of the one billion people in the world who have no toilet, India ...
Suresh Prabhu wants Railways to be real growth engine
Domain-b - 11/19/2014 8:01:18 AM
In his customary message to Railway employees on assumption of office as minister of railways, Suresh Prabhu said Indian Railways is the growth engine as well as the powerhouse of the country and that ... thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks ...
Toilets at railways stations are the dirtiest: Survey
madhyamam.com - 11/18/2014 3:04:50 PM
New Delhi: Close to 90 percent Indian travellers feel that railway stations across the country have the dirtiest toilets and need major improvement, a survey ahead of World Toilet Day has revealed. Conducted by travel portal HolidayIQ.com, the survey said ...
Indian Railways team in China for Delhi-Chennai bullet train
Post - 11/25/2014 2:20:44 PM
Beijing: Indian Railways team is in China to chalk out plans for conducting feasibility study to build the 1,754 km-long Delhi-Chennai high-speed train corridor, world's second largest ... train technology outside the country. On November 20, China signed ...
Indian Railways Going Green, the Bio-Diesel Way
Microfinance Monitor - 11/21/2014 5:35:46 AM
Indian Railways (IR) today has the largest passenger operation ... climate change mitigation and adaptation measures will cost around 5% of the world GDP and the developing countries would be worst affected.
Israel Railways electrification tender draws huge interest
globes.co.il - 11/16/2014 6:49:06 PM
The electrified trains, which already operate in most advanced countries, are designed to greatly ... more reliable and economical. Israel Railways CEO Boaz Tzafrir said, "We are glad to see that the world's largest companies are interested in ...
Railways on new track: 17 sectors could get 100 pc foreign, private investment
The Indian Express - 11/12/2014 12:17:10 AM
This effectively communicates to investors across the world exactly which ... In each category, the Railways has created certain conditions which tend to ease the process of foreign investments in the country’s rail sector. For instance, the foreign ...