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
Suresh Prabhu pitches for rail connectivity with neighbouring countries to boost trade
Live Mint - 3/15/2017 9:10:32 AM
This will pave the way for connecting the entire world through railways. It will benefit the country in eliminating poverty. Development will pick up.” On Pakistan, he said, “With Pakistan, we already have rail connectivity. We are working very activel ...
Restricting Chinese steel imports will hit Indian railways: Chinese media
Times of India - 3/28/2017 6:46:16 AM
NEW DELHI: An opinion piece in a Chinese state-run media outlet panned India's "protectionist stance" towards Chinese investment in revamping the country's railways ... of rails for the modernization of the world's second most populous nation," it said.
Indian Railways to Save Water, Money with New Green Water Policy on the occasion of World Water Day
techfactslive.com - 3/22/2017 5:34:39 AM
The People Across the Globe are celebrating World Water Day on 22nd March which is the ... restoring ground water and implementing water bodies on rail land throughout the country. Private players also joined hands with Indian Railways to set the water ...
Indian railways to install Wi-Fi kiosks at 500 remote stations, project to conclude by May 2017
thetechportal.com - 3/27/2017 8:27:41 AM
Even after being the world’s third largest rail network ... on the reels of digitization campaign in the country. Presently Railtel, the telecom arm of Indian Railways is responsible for smooth execution of the project. The firm can be contacted by ...
Rail: the time to get onboard is now and here’s how
webintravel.com - 3/21/2017 11:58:13 PM
True multi-channel, multi-modal, multi-country propositions are emerging, it adds. 3. Mobile is a must As one of the most tech-savvy regions of the world, rail operators here must take a mobile-first approach to passenger engagement. “The end-state is ...
High-speed Tel Aviv-Jerusalem rail coming down the track
Israel 21c - 3/22/2017 5:48:58 AM
This rail line will revolutionize travel between the country’s two biggest cities ... “This station is among the five deepest in the world,” Ventura says. The underground infrastructure was placed at minus-80 meters, including three generators ...
Opulent Japanese sleeper train design (Smart Rail World)
londonreconnections.com - 3/24/2017 2:36:18 PM
The dining carriage will add to the luxurious experience providing a sophisticated setting to enjoy Japanese cuisine selected by one of the country’s most renowned chefs. Japan Railway East first ... landscape in one of the world’s most decadent ...
Middle East Railway Sector Market & Investment Opportunity Analysis
prnewswire.com - 3/21/2017 7:40:31 PM
The railway network can transform the region in the way so that it will have the one of the best transportation infrastructure in the world. In addition to direct economic benefits, it will enable the countries to utilize the sizeable potential in other ...
Canadian National Railways: Not a national dream but a pragmatic solution
Journal of Commerce - 3/19/2017 11:53:25 PM
a chain of resort hotels across the country; and Canadian National Steamships. Cruikshank says the burst of railway construction before the First World War was not unexpected. "Railways compete for territory and they're often anxious to tap into new areas ...
Outrage as Chinese firm gets green light to run UK railway but they promise Wi-Fi and more seats
Mirror - 3/27/2017 11:00:59 PM
It jointly ran London Overground with Arriva until last December and has rail operations around the world including China ... to and from London’s Waterloo - the busiest station in the country. SWT runs 1,700 trains a day serving 200 stations and ...
Commuters buying train tickets face chaos as half of country’s rail operators admit self-service machines will NOT accept new £1
The Sun - 3/25/2017 4:19:30 AM
Eleven out of 18 rail providers asked in a survey ... updated to fit the new shaped coin – which has been hailed as “the most secure coin in the world – since news of the coin’s launch broke in 2014. The new currency is set to come into ...
'Not In India's Best Interests': What Drew This Warning By Chinese Media
NDTV - 3/28/2017 9:52:23 AM
"Admittedly, India has stayed vigilant against China and has chosen Japan as a partner for the country's first high-speed ... "India's effort to revamp its rail network, the fourth-largest in the world, is apparently suffering from supply-side malaise ...
Peru's minerals railway to take 2-3 weeks to resume -govt
news.trust.org - 3/23/2017 2:34:30 AM
Peru is the world's second biggest copper producer and third biggest zinc and silver producer. The railway usually transports about half of the country's zinc and silver output, about 60 percent of its lead production and about 10 percent of its copper ...
Algerian billionaire hopes to connect Africa with a railway
scribd.com - 3/26/2017 12:14:56 AM
An Algerian billionaire hopes to connect the African continent with a railway covering north to south ... who has projects all over the world, were undermined by the insecurity in African countries. A phosphate mine and food production company in Senegal ...
UPDATE 1-Kenya sells bond over mobile phones in world first
Reuters - 3/23/2017 1:01:27 AM
a world first aimed at expanding the pool of investors in a country that needs money for infrastructure projects and where many people don't have a bank account. The three-year bond, called M-Akiba, can be bought by phone users without any need for a bank ...