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Rail transport in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Railway operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina are successors of the Yugoslav Railways within the country after independence from Yugoslavia in March 1992.

                                               

Botswana Railways

SP was established in 1987 when the government of Botswana bought out the Botswana-based sections of the National Railways of Zimbabwe BVN. NRZ had been initially operating the rail system after Botswana had gained independence. Management of the ...

                                               

Rail transport in Burkina Faso

There are 622 kilometres of 1.000 mm gauge railway in Burkina Faso which run from Kaya to the border with Cote dIvoire. As of June 2014 Sitarail operates a passenger train three times a week on the route from Ouagadougou to Abidjan. Travel time f ...

                                               

East Siberian Railway

East-Siberian railway in Russia, which runs across Irkutsk oblast, Chita oblast, Buryatia, and Yakutia. Railway administration is located in Irkutsk. The East Siberian railway borders with the Krasnoyarsk railway, TRANS-Baikal railway and the Bai ...

                                               

Rail transport in Bhutan

There is no railway station in Bhutan. However, Bhutan and India signed a Memorandum of understanding to connect Bhutan with the Indian Railways network. 25 Jan 2005 the king of Bhutan and Prime Minister of India agreed to conduct a feasibility s ...

                                               

Rail transport in Vatican City

The Vatican railway was opened in 1934 to serve the Vatican and its the only station of the Vatican. The main rail track standard gauge and 300 meters in length, with two load access roads, making it the shortest national railway system in the wo ...

                                               

Trans-Gabon Railway

The TRANS-Gabon railway is the only railway in Gabon. It runs 670 km East from Owendo port station in Libreville to Franceville via numerous stations, the main ones are Ndjole, hopping, booue, Lastoursville and Moanda.

                                               

History of rail transport in Haiti

"Rail transport in Haiti" redirects here. This article is part of the history of rail transport by country series Currently no active Railways in Haiti and never had railway communication with the neighboring Dominican Republic. However, between ...

                                               

Railways in Guyana

There were three major bridges on the line, built of iron, through the Villaga and Abary rivers. Stations included:

                                               

Rail transport in Ghana

The railway system in Ghana is traditionally confined to the plains South of the barrier mountain range to the North of the city of Kampot. However, is 1.067 mm narrow gauge railway, totalling 935 kilometres, is under major repairs and raids of t ...

                                               

Rail transport in Germany

In 2015, Germany had a railway network 33.331 km, of which 19.983 km was electrified and 18.201 km double track. Germany is a member of the International Union of Railways. The UIC country code for Germany is 80. Germany was ranked fourth among E ...

                                               

Rail transport in Hong Kong

Network rail Hong Kong mainly comprises public transport trains operated by Corporation metro companies. In the mtrc operates the metro network of Hong Kong and the rail network connecting the North-East and North-West new territories to urban ar ...

                                               

Rail transport in Greece

Rail transport in Greece has its history, which began in 1869, with the completion of the Athens and Piraeus railway, with parts of it also becoming the second-oldest underground metro system in the world. The running of the Greek Railways is div ...

                                               

Rail transport in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Rail transport in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is provided by the national railroad company of Congo, ONATRA and management of the uélé Railways. The national system basically works at the société Nationale de roads de fer du Congo SNCC. ...

                                               

Rail transport in Djibouti

Rail transport to Djibouti is via the Ethio-Djibouti standard gauge rail transport in the companys share of Bi-national companies between Ethiopia and Djibouti to operate only railway in Djibouti, electrified standard gauge international Addis Ab ...

                                               

Rail transport in Europe

Rail transport in Europe is characterised by diversity, both technical and infrastructural. The railway network in Western and Central Europe are often well maintained and well developed, while the Eastern, Northern and southern Europe often have ...

                                               

Rail transport in Zambia

Rail transport in Zambia is primarily provided by two companies: Zambia Railways Companies. (Замбия Железнодорожных Компаний) Train the TAZARA. (Поезд ТАЗАРА) Zambia Railways operates a number of rail lines, including the Mulobezi railway, and in ...

                                               

Rail transport in India

Rail transport is an important mode of transport in India. All main line rail services in India are handled by Indian Railways IR, the state enterprise of the Ministry of Railways. As of March 2017, the railway network includes 121.407 km 75.439 ...

                                               

Rail transport in Italy

The Italian railway network is one of the most important parts infrastructure Italy, total length 24.227 km of lines 16.723 km of Network has recently increased in connection with the construction of new high-speed rail network. Italy is a member ...

                                               

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy), and the National company "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" is the national railway company of Kazakhstan.

                                               

Rail transport in Cameroon

There are plans for iron ore, which, however, can be isolated from existing Railways. Distance from the mine to the nearest port, probably, is about 500 km and Connect to the nearest line of the company camrail in mbalmayo on the Nyong river woul ...

                                               

Rail transport in Kenya

Rail transport in Kenya consists of metre-gauge network which is in poor condition and a new standard gauge railway. Both Railways connect Kenyas main port city of Mombasa, the interior, Public capital Nairobi. The meter-gauge network is working ...

                                               

Kyrgyz Railways

The Kyrgyz railway operates about 320 km of single track lines with a total track length of 428 km. After the Soviet Union collapsed, the Kyrgyz Railways received up to 2.500 freight cars, 450 passenger cars and 50 locomotives from the Soviet Rai ...

                                               

Rail transportation in Kosovo

Railways in Kosovo, at the station take place from 333.9 km 105.7 km away and industrial lines include 103.4 km Railway Kosovo, are the property of the public sector, where the government has access to the ruling all administrative actions of the ...

                                               

Rail transport in Ivory Coast

Ivory coast has 660 kilometres of railway. Track width 1000mm. The railway was built during the French colonial period, and connects the city port of Abidjan with Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.

                                               

Rail transport in Latvia

Railway transport in Latvia is done on the Russian 1.520 mm gauge. The main railway company is Latvijas dzelzceļs state-owned company, with its subsidiary Pasazieru vilciens of providing passenger services. Historically Latvia had lot of differen ...

                                               

Rail transport in Lesotho

The people of Lesotho has a single railway station, located in the capital Maseru. It is the final station in Maseru branch, which connects with the railway network of South Africa.

                                               

Rail transport in Libya

There were no operational Railways in Libya since 1965, but there were several lines in the past. The extensive system is now being developed and built.

                                               

Rail transport in Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein one railway line operated by the Austrian Federal Railways. As such, it constitutes an exception to the usual practice of Liechtenstein cooperates closely with Switzerland, as in the case of the principalitys use the Swiss franc as ...

                                               

Rail transport in Malawi

Malawi Railways is the national rail network in Malawi, run by a public Corporation until privatisation in 1999. As at 1 December 1999 the Central East African Railways consortium led by railroad development Corporation won the right to work in t ...

                                               

Rail transport in Mali

Mali has only one railway, the Dakar-Niger railway, which includes 729 kilometers in Mali and runs from the port of Koulikoro via Bamako to the border with Senegal and continues to Dakar. Track width 1000mm. As of 2013 maintenance in Mali was onl ...

                                               

Rail transport in Morocco

On 26 November 2018 launched the first high-speed railway line linking Casablanca and Tangier. It is called al-Barak البُراق referring to a mythical creature that transported Islamic prophets. This 323-201 kilometre Mi high-speed rail service is ...

                                               

Rail transport in Monaco

The Principality of Monaco now has a single railway station, Monaco-Monte Carlo, part of the train Marseille to Ventimiglia. The station was originally opened in 1867, and rebuilt in 1999. The length of Railways in the Principality of Monaco is 1 ...

                                               

Rail transport in Mongolia

Rail transport in Mongolia is an important means of transportation in the country, not land-locked Mongolia, which has relatively few paved roads. According to official statistics, rail transport carried 93% of Mongolian freight and 43% of passen ...

                                               

Rail transport in Nigeria

Railways in Nigeria are operated by the Nigerian railway Corporation. The Nigerias rail system consists of 3.505 km 3 ft 6 in gauge and 507 km of standard gauge. Work is underway on the development of a network the track gauge, and to build a new ...

                                               

Rail transport in the Netherlands

Rail transport in the Netherlands uses a dense railway network that connects almost all the major cities. There are so many train stations as there are municipalities in the Netherlands. The network consists of 3.223 route 6.830 KM on miles, the ...

                                               

Rail transport in Nicaragua

As of 2012, there is no rail transport in Nicaragua. All traffic has been suspended since September 2001, ending several decades of steady decline. In the past there were 3 ft 6 in gauge Railways on the Pacific coast, connecting major cities. Pri ...

                                               

Rail transport in Norway

The Norwegian railway system comprises 4.087 km 1.435 mm track gauge of which 2.622 km is electrified and 242 km double track. There are 696 tunnels and bridges 2.760. Norwegian Railway Directorate manages the railway network in Norway on behalf ...

                                               

Rail transport in Paraguay

The rail system in Paraguay consisted primarily of a 376 km main line of standard gauge between asunción, encarnación. Infrastructure was carried out by the state railroad del Paraguay S. A., a Corporation established in 2002.

                                               

Transport in the Republic of the Congo

Transport in the Republic of Congo includes land, air and water transport. The railway system of the country was built on forced labor in the 1930-ies and largely remains in operation. There are also more than 1000 km of paved roads and two major ...

                                               

Serbian Railways

Serbian Railways Serbia-engineering consulting company based in Belgrade, Serbia. He is an associate member of the International Union of Railways. In 2015, the government of Serbia has created three new companies that have seized Serbian Railway ...

                                               

Rail transport in Slovakia

Rail transport in Slovakia began on 21 September 1840, with the opening of the first horse-mechanized line from Bratislava to svätý Jur. The first steam line from Bratislava to Vienna, opened on 20 August 1848. Modern Zeleznice Slovenskej Republi ...

                                               

Rail transport in Sudan

Sudan 4.725 kilometers of narrow-gauge, single-track railroads that serve the Northern and Central parts of the country. The main line runs from Wadi Halfa on the Egyptian border to Khartoum and southwest to al ubayyid via Sannar and Kosti, Sudan ...

                                               

Rail transport in Tajikistan

Rail transport in Tajikistan, since the railway network is only 680 km not electrified, single track railway, all 1.520 mm track width. The system connects the main urban centers of Western Tajikistan with points in neighboring Uzbekistan. In 199 ...

                                               

Railways in Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan 4.980 km of Railways. Train operator is a public company Turkmendemiryollary. The company belongs to the Ministry of railway transport of Turkmenistan.

                                               

Rail transport in Turkey

Turkey has a developed, state-owned railway system built to standard gauge), which is the responsibility of the Ministry of transport and communications. The main rail carrier in Turkey, Ukraine Devlet Demiryolları which is responsible for all lo ...

                                               

Rail transport in Finland

The Finnish railway network consists of 5.919 km of Railways built with 1.524 mm, Russian track. Passenger trains are operated by the state of BP. They serve all major cities and many rural areas, though railway connections are available with few ...

                                               

Rail transport in Montenegro

Rail transport in Montenegro is operated by four separate companies, which independently handle railway infrastructure, passenger transport, goods transport and maintenance of rolling stock. Four companies were part of the state railway company o ...

                                               

Rail transport in Sweden

Rail transport in Sweden uses a network of 13.000 km of track, 22-e a place in the world. Began construction of the first railway line in Sweden in 1855. The largest passenger train operator SJ is the state of AV. In 1988, the SSD caused by a lar ...

                                               

Eritrean Railway

The Eritrean railway is the only railway system in Eritrea. It was built between 1887 and 1932 during the Italian Eritrea colony and connected the port of Massawa to Asmara and Bishia near the border of Sudan. The line was destroyed in the war an ...

                                               

Rail transport in Ethiopia

Rail transport in Ethiopia is part of the National railway network of Ethiopia, which currently consists of three electrified railway lines, gauge: railway Addis Ababa–Djibouti railway, awash–weldiya railway and weldiya-Mekele. The rest of the li ...

                                               

Rail transport in South Africa

Rail transport in South Africa is an important element of transport infrastructure of the country. All major cities are connected by railway, and the railway system of South Africa is the most developed in Africa. The South African rail industry ...

                                               

Rail transport in South Sudan

Rail transport in South Sudan has an extensive rail system and the current railway infrastructure, which was built between 1959-1962, and what was left from the previous government of the Sudan is in a serious condition. It consists of 248 kilome ...

                                               

Rail transport in Japan

Rail transport in Japan is a major means of passenger transport, especially for mass and high-speed travel between major cities and for commuter transport in cities. It is used relatively little for freight transport, accounting for 0.84% of the ...

                                               

Rail transport in France

Rail transport in France is marked by a clear predominance of passenger traffic, due, in particular, high-speed Railways. In SNCF, the national state railway company, serving the majority of passenger and freight transport on national network con ...

                                               

Rail transport in Madagascar

Rail transport in Madagascar is primarily operated by Madarail, Northern railway TCE, Tananarive–côte currently, ECT is transferred to the concession Madarail. The southern line, Fianarantsoa-côte est railway FCE, is a parastatal line.

                                               

Rail transport in Ireland

Rail transport in Ireland are provided by Iarnrod Ireland in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland Railways in Northern Ireland. Most routes in the Republic radiate from Dublin. Northern Ireland suburban routes from Belfast and two main in ...

                                               

Donetsk Railway Transport Institute

Donetsk Institute of railway transport DRTI is an educational Institute in Donetsk, Ukraine, which prepares specialists for work in various departments of the railroad. The Institute trains more than 3.000 full-time and correspondence forms of tr ...

                                               

Dnipro National University of Rail Transport

Dnipro national University of railway transport named after academician V. Lazaryan is a higher educational establishment of 4th level of state accreditation in Ukraine. It was founded in 1930 as Institute of engineers of railway transport.

                                               

Museum of Sverdlovsk Railway

Sverdlovsk railway Museum railway Museum in Ekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk oblast, Russia, which opened in 1970-ies. It consists of the old building of the Yekaterinburg station in the city centre and in the area of display of 6.000 m2 in Yekaterinburg ...

                                               

History of rail transport

History of rail transport began in the 6th century BC In Ancient Greece. It can be divided into several discrete periods defined by the basic tools to track material and is used as driving force.

                                               

History of rail transport in France

This article is part of the History of rail transport series History of rail transport in France dates from the first French railway in 1823, to the modern enterprises such as the AGV.

                                               

History of rail transport in Great Britain

This article is part of the history of rail transport by country series. The railway system of great Britain began the construction of a local isolated wooden wagonways since 1560-ies. Patchwork of local rail lines operated by small private railw ...

                                               

History of rail transport in Great Britain 1923–1947

This article is part of a series on the history of rail transport in great Britain History of rail transport in Britain 1923-1947 covers the period when the British railway system was launched in the "Big four" group of companies – London, Midlan ...

                                               

History of rail transport in Great Britain 1948–1994

This article is part of a series on the History of rail transport in Great Britain History of rail transport in Britain 1948-1994 covers the period when the British railway system was nationalised under the name "British rail", before its privati ...

                                               

History of rail transport in Great Britain to 1830

History of rail transport in great Britain to 1830 covers the period up to the opening of the Liverpool and Manchester railway, the worlds first long-distance passenger trains operated by steam locomotives exclusively. The earliest form of Railwa ...

                                               

History of rail transport in Turkey

History of rail transport in Turkey began with the start of the placement in 1856 of the railway, 130 km between Izmir and aydın. The first samples of the Ottoman railway line was 66 miles of trails between No and Boğazkoy built in 1859-1860. The ...

                                               

Museum of the Moscow Railway (Moscow Rizhsky station)

Museum of the Moscow railway at Riga station in Moscow under the open sky exhibition of rolling stock near Moscow Rizhsky station in Moscow.

                                               

1803 in rail transport

26 July - Surrey railway officially opens around the first public railway in England.

                                               

1804 in rail transport

June 29 - the approval of the British Parliament for the Oystermouth railway in South Wales, and the first tracks are laid out.

                                               

1805 in rail transport

George S. Griggs, master mechanic of the pioneer in American locomotive manufacturing. d. 1870. William Swinburne, American steam locomotive designer and Builder D. 1883.

                                               

1806 in rail transport

December 19 – Benjamin Henry latrobe, the second, designer of Baltimore and Ohio railroad Thomas Viaduct is still in use today, is born a. d. 1878.

                                               

1807 in rail transport

March 25 – the first railway passenger traffic on the railway the Oystermouth in South Wales. Cars pulled by horses.

                                               

1808 in rail transport

8 July-18 September – Richard Trevithicks locomotive Catch me who can, demonstrated in London.

                                               

1809 in rail transport

May – completion of the main construction of the railway on the site of the bell rock lighthouse off the coast of Scotland.

                                               

1810 in rail transport

Railway connecting Leiper Crum Creek to Ridley Creek, Pennsylvania opens.

                                               

1811 in rail transport

Robert B. Dockray, engineer on the London & Birmingham railway in England, d. 1871.

                                               

1812 in rail transport

August 12 – the Middleton railway, serving the coal pits to Leeds in England, became the first to successfully use steam locomotives in regular service. The first steam locomotive, Salamanca, is also the first to use two cylinders and has a rail ...

                                               

1813 in rail transport

Wilson Eddie, an American manufacturer of steam engine d. 1898.

                                               

1814 in rail transport

Andrew Barclay, Scottish steam locomotive Builder D. 1900.

                                               

1816 in rail transport

October 8 – Aretha blood, American steam locomotive manufacturer, owner of the Manchester locomotive works D. 1897.

                                               

1823 in rail transport

June 23 – Robert Stephenson, George Stephenson and his father, Edward Pease and Michael Longridge form Robert Stephenson and company in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, to build locomotives.

                                               

1824 in rail transport

December 31 - George Stephenson and his son Robert Stephenson, Edward Pease and Michael Longridge form George Stephenson and company, advising on railway construction.

                                               

1825 in rail transport

Matthias W. Baldwin opens his first machine shop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. John Stevens demonstrates steam cog railway at his home in Hoboken, new Jersey.

                                               

1826 in rail transport

1 Oct - Opening Monkland and Kirkintilloch railway in Scotland. October 7 - the first train operates over the granite railway in Massachusetts.

                                               

1827 in rail transport

John B. Jervis becomes the chief engineer for the Delaware and Hudson company "channel", the forerunner of the Delaware and Hudson railroad. Claudius Crozet completes engineering route for the first railroad to be built in Virginia, the Chesterfi ...

                                               

1828 in rail transport

Hudson and Berkshire railroad is chartered to build a railroad between Chatham, NY and Hudson, NY.

                                               

1829 in rail transport

Leiper railroad connecting Crum Creek to Ridley Creek, Pennsylvania closes to replace the Leiper canal.

                                               

1830 in rail transport

Boston and Maine railroad formed to build a railroad between Boston, Massachusetts and Portland, Maine.

                                               

1831 in rail transport

The first railroad built in Virginia, the Chesterfield railroad, begins operations. John B. Jervis becomes the chief engineer for the Mohawk and Hudson railroad, predecessor of the new York Central. The first rail transportation in the United Sta ...

                                               

1832 in rail transport

W. Baldwin, Matthias collects English-built locomotive, the Delaware, for the Newcastle and Frenchtown railroad, it is the first railway locomotive Baldwin works on. Jefferson works in Paterson, new Jersey, reorganized as Rogers, Ketchum and Gros ...

                                               

1833 in rail transport

In Monkland and Kirkintilloch railway works wagon ferry on the forth and Clyde canal in Scotland. Tredegar iron works, American locomotive manufacturer formed in Virginia. Construction is completed on the Camden and Amboy railroad in new Jersey. ...

                                               

1834 in rail transport

The railway Castleton and West STOCKBRIDGE chartered to build a railroad between Albany, NY and Massachusetts state. In Wilmington and the role of the railroad the jury in Wilmington, North Carolina, and construction begins.

                                               

1835 in rail transport

Boston and Maine railroad formed to build a railroad between Boston, Massachusetts and Portland, Maine. The first locomotive assembled by Rogers locomotive and machine works, MacNeil, made by Robert Stephenson and company, operates in Paterson ra ...

                                               

1836 in rail transport

Bangor and Piscataquis canal and railroad company operates the first steam railroad in Maine with two 2-2-0 locomotives made in England.

                                               

1837 in rail transport

Rogers, Ketchum and Grosvenor, the company receives first order for new locomotives, an order for two locomotives located on the banks of the river of your mind and railway lake Erie and is designed to start the railway locomotive fleet. Scottish ...

                                               

1838 in rail transport

The first "bed-carriage" sleeping car passenger cars represented on the London & Birmingham railway and Grand junction railway in England.

                                               

1839 in rail transport

October 19 – George Bradshaw publishes the worlds first collective book train schedule in Manchester, England. October 3 – the first railway line in Italy, 7 km between Naples and Portici, opens. October – Eleazer Lord succeeds James G. king for ...

                                               

1840 in rail transport

Mordecai W. Jackson and partner George Mac to create a farm manufacturing company that eventually would become Jackson and Woodin Production company, one of the branches of the American car and Foundry company. July – August Borsig completes the ...

                                               

1841 in rail transport

Joseph R. Anderson becomes Manager of the American steam locomotive manufacturing company Tredegar ironworks. Draughtsman William Howe and pattern-maker William Williams Robert Stephenson and company in Newcastle-upon-Tyne occur of Stephensons st ...

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