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
Railway's revenue to increase by 50% over 5 years: Suresh Prabhu
Zee News - 2/5/2016 4:41:02 PM
Addressing India Investment Summit 2016 here, he said India is the "most happening country" in the world at a time when major economies are witnessing a slowdown, which he said makes it all the more compelling to invest in railway. The Railways ...
Arun Jaitley pitches investment scope in infra, railways to sovereign funds
The Indian Express - 2/4/2016 8:24:08 PM
Jaitley said with one-sixth of the world population and ... for infrastructure projects in the country from the next financial year starting April. The government has already identified 5-6 infrastructure projects in railways and highways sector, he ...
India Investment Summit 2016: Jaitley woos sovereign funds to invest in infra, railways
Firstpost - 2/4/2016 12:53:09 PM
Opening the two-day India Investment Summit 2016 here, the minister highlighted opportunities the country presents to investors and sought investment in sectors like road, highways, oil&gas, urban infrastructure and railways. He also held closed-door ...
FM Jaitley urges sovereign wealth funds to invest in infrastructure, railways, energy
Daily News and Analysis - 2/4/2016 7:45:21 AM
Showcasing investment opportunities India offers, Jaitley said with one-sixth of the world population ... the country presents to investors and sought investment in sectors like road, highways, oil&gas, urban infrastructure and railways.
Wall Street Journal - 2/3/2016 2:41:43 PM
Paul Hannon Prime Minister Enda Kenny said the country would hold a general election at the end ... litany of shortcomings in plans for a $5.5 billion China-funded high-speed railway, casting doubt on the project and highlighting President Joko Widodo ...
IN PHOTOS: What the world's largest human migration used to look like
Shanghaiist - 2/5/2016 10:21:39 AM
Ticket scalpers and temporary encampments were common fixtures of a Chinese railway station during the lead up to the largest annual mass migration in the world. This 1978 photo ... to shuttle human cargo around the country. General aversion to orderly ...
Group says British pilot killed by poachers in Tanzania
gosporttimes.com - 2/5/2016 1:46:15 AM
He said that Mr Gower had been keen to make a difference in a country where the elephant population ... who is an Indian Railways employee and Hardevsinh, who is a businessman. World Cup winning allrounder Yuvraj Singh also got engaged to Bollywood actor ...
From a Start-up: WiFi on the move, with an app to find the network and log in by itself
EXPRESS COMPUTER - 2/5/2016 6:32:35 AM
The growing demand for free WiFi in India has seen Prime Minister Narendra Modi sign a deal with Google to deploy free, high-speed WiFi at 500 railways stations. Johnson T A In tech-savvy cities around the world ... around the country will enable people ...
China transforms from 'world factory' to 'world market'
ECNS - 2/3/2016 1:27:09 AM
"In terms of large equipment, China has three strong exports – high-speed rail, nuclear power ... China become an important 'world market'. Currently, China has signed and implemented 14 free trade agreements involving 22 countries and regions.
Integrated Safety System To Curb Accidents To Be Unveiled In Rail Budget
NDTV - 2/4/2016 1:21:47 PM
Mr Prabhu said Japan's safety record in train operations is the best in the world and Indian Railway is working with them as part of an agreement with the country. Referring to financial position he said Railways cannot depend on just fare to sustain ...
Britain's Royal Mail opens up secret underground railway
Channel News Asia - 2/4/2016 3:37:48 PM
LONDON: A mysterious underground railway spanning London forms the centrepiece of a ... It's what helped make London the richest and most important city in the world 100 years ago. "It's completely unknown by most Londoners. It's going to completely ...
Mapped: The world's largest rail networks
Daily Telegraph - 9/22/2015 11:15:34 AM
Unsurprisingly, the largest and most populous countries dominate, with the USA, China, Russia, India and Canada making up the top five. There are some more surprising findings, however. The British attachment to rail travel is clear. It has the world's ...
Increasing train speed is a challenge before railways: Manoj Sinha
India - 2/5/2016 8:19:57 AM
“To meet the challenges, the system is trying to keep abreast with the latest technological developments in the world but ... and bridges. Railways cater to the transport needs of the people covering entire length and breadth of country.
Stakes couldn't be higher for Indonesia's high-speed rail contractor
asia.nikkei.com - 2/4/2016 1:25:58 AM
Another president -- of a company, not a country -- was also in attendance ... a chance to acquire valuable technology from joint venture partner China Railway Group, one of the world's biggest builders of high-speed railways. "There are many kinds ...
World's Longest Arch Bridge For High-Speed Rail Takes Shape
enr.com - 2/3/2016 9:58:22 PM
Even so, “the new rail connection between ... With several new projects planned across the country, the truncated Madrid-Lisbon line seems not to have diminished Spain’s enthusiasm for high-speed railroads. The 1992 World Fare in Seville prompted ...