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
Around the world
The Bulletin - 1/21/2017 11:56:36 PM
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 ...
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 ...
Another deadly train tragedy in India reveals sorry state of one of the largest railway networks in the world
mobile.bignewsnetwork.com - 1/23/2017 9:06:36 AM
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 ...
At least 39 killed and 50 injured as passenger train derails in southern India - the latest of a series of deadly rail accidents in the country
Daily Mail - 1/22/2017 12:06:45 PM
India's railway network is still the main form of long-distance travel in the vast country, but it is poorly funded and deadly ... India's railway system is the world's third largest, but is severely hampered by a lack of modern signaling and communication ...
Smart Railways Market: Key Trends, Demand, Growth, Size, Review, Share, Analysis to 2025 |The Insight Partners
Empowered News - 1/23/2017 7:47:52 AM
Railways are one the most used transportation means all around the world, especially in developing countries. Growing technological development in public transportation area across the world is seen in this field also with introduction of digital 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 ...
Exploring India By Train: 7 Breathtaking Routes with the Most Scenic Views
www.tripzilla.com - 1/23/2017 6:00:29 AM
The tour also concludes with a befitting visit to the majestic Taj Mahal – one of the 7 Wonders of the World! Keen to explore the exotic country of India yet? Make sure you do it by rail for an experience like no other. Carissa is fascinated by ...
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 ...
Macau Daily Times - 1/22/2017 11:12:28 PM
INDIA An overnight passenger train derailed in southern India, killing at least 32 people and injuring 50 others in the latest accident to hit the country’s massive, disaster-prone rail network. Seven coaches of the Hirakand Express were thrown off the ...
Pakistan Railways and GE Celebrate the Arrival of the First Seven of 55 GE EVO Series™ Locomotives
Newswire Today - 1/23/2017 3:25:59 PM
We are glad to partner on this initiative with GE, which is well-known throughout the world for its reliability ... and help develop the future of the country’s transportation sector in collaboration with Pakistan Railways.” The GE locomotives will ...
Four Years, 249 Derailments And 330 Deaths - Indian Railways Needs To Fix A Lot Of Things Before Dreams Of Bullet Trains
IndiaTimes - 1/23/2017 1:31:27 PM
Though, the country dreams of running Bullet train shortly, the renewal needs of the existing infrastructure of the railways which is one of the largest in the world have been overlooked for quite a while now. Reuters It said that ideally 4,500 kilometres ...
Erdogan asks Tanzania to act against Gulen network
Yahoo News - 1/23/2017 3:33:09 PM
The Hizmet movement run by US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, is linked to a network of schools across the world ... and educational work in countries stretching from Turkey to Africa and Central Asia to the United States. - Rail loan - Erdogan, whose ...
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 ...
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.”