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
Rift Valley Railways firm under probe over use of World Bank billions
sde.co.ke - 7/1/2016 8:56:12 PM
Picture by Omondi Onyango The World Bank has launched investigations ... that often support private sector projects in developing countries using tax payers’ money. The DFIs involved in the railway deal are Dutch Development Bank (FMO), which gave ...
World's highest railway celebrates 10th anniversary
Xinhua News Agency - 7/1/2016 1:39:32 PM
Tibet, with a population of about 3 million, topped the country in mobile payments in 2015 ... (Xinhua photo/Wang Song) LHASA/XINING, July 1 (Xinhua) -- China's Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world's highest rail system, marked its 10th anniversary on Friday.
What if Indian Railways come to a halt?
Live Mint - 6/30/2016 1:04:56 PM
These employees included railway men from all over the country including 17 zones and 7 production units ... Indian Railways is one of the largest transportation and logistics networkss in the world, operating some 19,000 trains daily, including 7,000 ...
Xinhua Insight: World's highest railway celebrates 10th anniversary
China - 7/1/2016 12:49:26 PM
China's Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world's highest rail system ... Tibet, with a population of about 3 million, topped the country in mobile payments in 2015, with 83 percent of online purchases in the region done through mobile phone.
From books to pizzas: Railways on the retail track
indiaretailing.com - 6/29/2016 7:01:03 AM
With 145,000 square feet of retail space, it is home to some of the world’s biggest retailers ... later spread as small book stalls in several mini and macro railway stations across the country. After 125 years since inception, AH Wheeler now is a ...
Railways bank upon third eye to check collision on tracks
The New Indian Express - 6/26/2016 5:13:04 PM
NEW DELHI: Indian Railways is getting a third eye to look out for obstruction on track ahead to prevent collision or mishap. India will be the first country in the world to use radar and laser based terrain imagining vision system called ‘Tri-Netra’ in ...
India could be hit if Brexit worsens: World Bank
Daily News and Analysis - 7/1/2016 2:33:49 AM
They said the railways projects in which they ... solar power by 2022, the World Bank Group on Thursday inked a pack with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), comprising of 121 countries led by India, to provide $1 billion for investment and lending ...
Armenia in the Limelight of World Politics
The Armenian Mirror-Spectator - 6/30/2016 12:14:50 PM
Georgia, which nominally is an ally and a fellow Christian country, is in full cooperation with these two enemy countries; railway systems ... the successful activities of the Genocide centennial, world media attention was focused on Armenia when the ...
After ‘Brexit,’ Finding a New London for the Financial World to Call Home
New York Times - 6/30/2016 6:34:13 PM
But the World Bank rates its business climate last among ... Dublin is more distant from the European Union’s other countries and it lacks London’s direct rail link to the Continent. Its relatively small airport ranked 80th. Vienna emerged as a ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 6/29/2016 12:01:42 PM
Visitors entering the country under the Visa Waiver Program ... Trains collide — Officials were working to locate and rescue three Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway employees after two freight trains collided in the Texas Panhandle, causing a black ...
Watch Out, World— India's Flexing a New Muscle
ozy.com - 7/1/2016 3:59:43 AM
And Modi has specifically cast his eye on the maritime world, saying in April that ... pointing to roads and railways. “Very often, they are the bottleneck.” Without uniting the country’s tangled network of roads and railroad tracks with its ports ...
Netherlands rolls out world-first nationwide Internet of Things network
Gizmag - 7/1/2016 7:13:00 AM
South Korean telco SK Telecom recently claimed it was rolling out the world's first nationwide Internet of Things ... which reportedly covers the entire country and will be used to connect millions of devices. KPN technicians fitted hundreds of existing ...
China Railway + Transit Exhibition and Conference 2016 Cooperates with The National Confederation of Transport of Brazil
Yahoo Finance - 6/30/2016 1:55:03 PM
In this respect, the two countries complement one another ... Development and Investment With a vast marketing network throughout the world and excellent reputation in the rail and transit industry, UBM Asia is engaging active market promotion globally ...
Donald Trump Says US Robbed by 'Elite' He 'Used to Be' Part Of
ABC News - 6/28/2016 3:20:20 AM
saying that he has a plan to "Make America Wealthy Again" and claiming that the country was robbed by the "financial elite" of which he "used to be" part. "The legacy of Pennsylvania steelworkers lives in the bridges, railways and skyscrapers that make up ...
Canada was built to last, unlike the railway that greased its wheels
Globe and Mail - 7/1/2016 9:07:31 AM
It claimed to be the greatest railway in the world, and the greatest foreign project ever financed ... railway expansion westward through “Indian” and fur-trader country to the Pacific, and all the help of any kind it could get from the government ...