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
All Aboard! 6 Countries that Are Best Explored by Trains
www.tripzilla.com - 1/17/2017 2:18:32 AM
As the rail line traversing the second largest country in the world, it is not surprising to find gorgeous sights for every type of traveller. From populous cityscapes like Ottawa and the coastal regions of Halifax to the magnificent mountains and valleys ...
Inside the WWI ambulance train carriage transformed into a gourmet eatery loved by celebrities including David Tennant
Daily Mail - 1/19/2017 8:28:24 AM
A World War One ambulance train carriage that carried wounded soldiers from the Western Front has been given a new lease of life as a quirky fine dining restaurant. Ross and Claire More have added the historic carriage to their railway-themed eatery in ...
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.
Take a Virtual Train Ride on Europe’s Steepest Railway
virtualrealityreporter.com - 1/18/2017 12:32:58 PM
The western parts of the country turned out to be the most popular destination during the summer months. Due to this, we think that the best way to present Norway is by travelling along the world famous Flåm Railway.” Bengt Hammer – Visit Flåm ...
Interview: China grows into responsible leadership in the world: BCG Chairman
Xinhua News Agency - 1/18/2017 5:04:59 PM
As a responsible world power, China acts not only in the ... creating better base for economic development in those countries. It's not just about the newly-built highways, railways or airports, but also about manufacturing that creates more jobs, said ...
Greece sells state-owned railway operator to Italian firm
Bellingham Herald - 1/18/2017 3:36:05 AM
Greece's privatization agency has signed a deal to sell the country's state-owned Trainose railway operator to Italian state's Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane for 45 million euros ($48 million). The agency says the sale of its 100 percent stake to the ...
Indian Railways' station redevelopment plan moves at snail's pace
India Today - 1/19/2017 1:11:44 AM
A rail ministry official said consultations are being held with foreign experts to develop these stations with world class amenities. Countries like Japan, South Korea, Belgium, Switzerland and Austria have also shown interest in developing Indian railway ...
MAPPED: Countries where natural disasters are most and least likely to strike in 2017
Daily Star - 1/18/2017 5:26:27 PM
The magnitudes of the quakes varied between 5.3 and 5.7. The Metro in Rome has been evacuated, rail services are suspended ... destinations for tourists. The World Risk Report assigned a risk percentage to a total of 171 countries, based on the chances ...
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 ...
Dutch Trains Are World's First to Run on 100% Wind Power
Environmental News Network - 1/16/2017 8:31:57 AM
The Netherlands, aka Windmill Country, is now operating 100 percent of its electric ... according to an announcement from the Netherlands’ principal passenger railway operator, NS. Dutch electric trains are running on 1.2 billion kilowatt-hours of ...
China’s ‘Silk Road’ train arrives in London
India - 1/19/2017 1:21:53 PM
London, Jan 19: The first direct freight train service between China and the UK, which may become a cost-efficient and time-saving way of transporting trade between both the countries ... and high street goods. China Railway already runs services between ...
India Takes Over World’s Top Spot for App Downloads on Google Play, Analytics Firm Says
The Wall Street Journal Blogs - 1/18/2017 5:44:56 AM
As smartphones and data plans became more affordable in India, the South Asian nation swept aside the U.S. and Brazil to become the world ... than 100 railways stations across India while Apple is exploring opening its own stores in the country.
DP World starts operating Saint John terminal
Container Management - 1/17/2017 5:53:17 AM
Dubai-based port operator DP World has started operating a new multi-purpose ... The Port of Saint John is the only Atlantic Canada port served by the country’s Class I railways, Canada National Railway (CN) and Canada Pacific Railway (CP), with access ...
These Countries Have The Fastest Internet In 2016; India Ranks at 105
indianweb2.com - 1/11/2017 11:44:00 AM
South Korea was once again the top country in the world for the average connection speed metric ... Closer home, Google entered into a partnership with the Indian Railways and RailTel to bring public Wi-Fi to more than 50 train stations across India ...
DP World signs MoU to build freezone in Kazakhstan
Arabian Spply Chain - 1/17/2017 11:08:15 AM
“The development of Special Economic Zone in Aktau will stimulate economic growth of the country ... DP World also provides similar services under a separate contract with Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), Kazakhstan’s national railway company for the ...