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
Asia’s Oldest Railway Plans More Debt Than GDP of Some Nations
Bloomberg - 7/24/2016 11:42:11 PM
The world’s fourth-largest railroad aims to pour 8.6 ... Modi’s government recognizes the potential impact of railway modernization on the country’s economy, but the scale of the network means it’s crucial to manage investment projects better ...
Unbelievable! Now Avail Upto 75% Concession In Train's AC Tickets: Check Out The List Of Concessions Provided By Indian Railways
Daily Bhaskar - 7/26/2016 1:02:44 PM
Indian railways can be characterized as the lifeline of the country and has one of the largest railways networks in the world. It connects wide parts of the country while helping the populace to travel to remote regions in the land. Along with offering ...
MAPPED: The EU countries being taken to court by Brussels bureaucrats for BREAKING EU LAW
The Daily Express - 7/25/2016 12:49:36 PM
European Commission (EC) chiefs have attacked 13 countries including Italy ... a day for failing to adhere to a 2012 directive on railways. The EC claims Austria's "discriminatory" restrictions on foreign ski instructors are "incompatible" with EU rules ...
A sorry picture of Delhi's four major railway stations
The New Indian Express - 7/24/2016 12:26:20 AM
NEW DELHI: While Indian Railways is aiming to develop world class terminals across the country, the national capital’s four main train stations—New Delhi, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Old Delhi and Anand Vihar Terminal—are in a sorry state. Delhi being the ...
UNEP - Developing countries show world way forward on green finance
Climate Action - 7/21/2016 9:19:36 AM
The report shows how developing countries are leading the world in taking these steps ... The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 40 million to Hungary’s Railway Company GySEV (Gyor-Sopron-Ebenfurti Vasut Zrt) to finance the purchase of ...
China to expand railway network to 150,000 km by 2020
Money Control - 7/20/2016 12:55:32 PM
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said, as part of the country's 13th five-year plan, China's high-speed rail network will be increased to 30,000 km by 2020.
30,000 km expansion of rail network planned
ECNS - 7/22/2016 8:21:09 AM
According to the NDRC, the country had an operational rail length of 121,000 km by 2015, and 19,000 km of that was high-speed. More than 60 percent of the world's high-speed rail is in China. China Railway Corp said that since 2008, when the nation opened ...
Gov. Jerry Brown's best hope for high-speed rail? A Donald Trump presidency
Los Angeles Times - 7/25/2016 4:24:21 PM
But he has extolled high-speed rail. “China and these other countries, they have super-speed trains,” he told the Guardian last year. “We have nothing. This country has nothing. We are like the third world. “But we will get it going and we will do ...
Singapore, Malaysia climb aboard high-speed rail trend
Arkansas Online - 7/24/2016 6:52:52 AM
Asian nations are modernizing their transport infrastructure while China has set up the world's biggest high-speed rail network. Japan has been running bullet trains for more than five decades now. As countries embrace the latest technology, it's also ...
Railways’ electrification drive faces hurdles
The Hindu Business Line - 7/24/2016 5:01:20 PM
“In addition, more than half of the world’s railway systems run on standard gauge (1,435 mm ... including lower pollution, the country should opt for electric traction on a long-term basis,” said an official. “Moreover, major trunk routes, barring ...
Hong Kong — one country, two economies
Dawn - 7/25/2016 11:38:01 AM
ON the edge of Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, workers are building a cavernous station that will be the terminus for one of the most expensive high-speed rail links ever constructed ... territory and its mother country. Instead, the over-budget and ...
Democratic Convention: Sanders Supporters Rail Against Clinton
New York Times - 7/25/2016 8:53:23 AM
“Brothers and sister, this is the real world that we live in,” Mr. Sanders said ... One question is how much Mrs. Obama will touch on the racial tensions that have gripped the country in the past several months after police shootings in several ...
Took By Storm, Startup Culture, Making Travelling Hustle Free
Silicon India - 7/20/2016 9:45:15 PM
BENGALURU: Roughly carrying 23 million travelers or passenger a day, Indian railway is one of the world's largest railway networks ... fighting against all odds, some startups around the country have come up with effective solutions to transform the ...
Renault Lodgy World Edition with special features launched at INR 9.74 lakh ex-Delhi
Motoroids - 7/25/2016 9:14:51 AM
The Lodgy World Edition will be powered by the proven 1.5 litre dCi (Common Rail Direct Injection ... Commenting on the launch of the Lodgy World Edition, Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director, Renault India Operations, said, “Since its ...
Taking in the Scandinavian countryside by train, bicycle and boat
Boston Herald - 7/24/2016 12:36:28 PM
Opened in 1940, the rail line starts in Flam, a small village at the edge of the Sognefjord, the second longest fjord in the world. The ride begins at sea ... boat and bus through the country’s stunning UNESCO-protected fjord and mountain scenery.