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Canada's major railway line is the fifth longest in the world, with 48,000 km route. The two main freight rail tracks in the country are the Canadian National Railway (CN) and the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), while Via Rail conducts the 12,500 km intercity passenger rail route. Other smaller railway lines that provide passenger service to select rural areas of the country include Ontario Northland Railway & Algoma Central Railway.
The state-owned Indian Railways runs the world's fourth-longest rail network, which has a functioning track length of more than 68,525 km. At the end of 2015-16, IR was the world's eighth largest employer, with 1.331 million employees. In 2021, IR carried around 8.1 billion passengers, with non-suburban passenger traffic accounting for approximately 43 %. In 2018-19, its gross revenues were at 1.9 trillion rupees.
Russian Railways is the world's third largest railway system, covering over 86,000 km and transporting over a billion passengers annually. Russian Railways, a state-owned monopoly, operates the network services in Russia. In 2013, the railway transported 1.08 billion people and 1.2 billion tonnes of freight, ranking third behind the United States and China in terms of freight volume.
China's rail service is the world's second largest, with a total length of nearly 124,000 kms. In 2013, the state-owned China Railway Corporation's enormous network transported 2.08 billion people and 3.22 billion tonnes of freight (second only to the US railway infrastructure). By 2050, the country's overall railway track is expected to exceed 270,000 kms.
With a total operating path length of over 250,000 kms, the United States railway service is the world's largest. The freight network accounts for over 80% of the country's entire rail network, while the passenger network covers about 35,000 kms. The freight rail network in the United States is made up of 538 private railroads. The Union Pacific Railway and the BNSF Railway are two of the world's biggest freight railroad service. Amtrak is a national public rail service that connects 500 destinations throughout 46 American states with more than 30 train lines.
Board games have existed for centuries but with Covid-19 lockdowns across the globe, board games brought family members together and connected them like never before. People need to interact with others, and playing board games provide an excellent opportunity to do so. Board games not only help you spend some quality time and bonding with known and dear ones, it..read more
Most cities in Europe have an amazing landscaping and greenery to soothe your eye-sight. To all-ready visually appealing site, some cities makes it even more exquisite with stunning river-side views to spend your evenings. It is very relaxing and peaceful to sit along the riverside when the weather is pleasant. It gets even more refreshing during summers to sit beside..read more
Snacking on a fast food, has been a growing trend in India since early 80s, especially among the youngsters. Fast-forward to 90s, international burger chains like KFC, McDonald’s start setting-up their outlets in the major city. Their arrival in India, elevated Burgers as meal to a next level and their popularity and acceptance in the society have been growing since..read more
Indian cinema churns out hundreds of entertainers throughout the year, and it can be a challenge to know the top-rated movies of all time. But fret not, here is an extensive and elaborative list of the best Bollywood films that have hit the screen and ruled the box office collections in 2021. The South Indian megastar, Allu Arjun starer 'Pushpa:..read more
It’s any batter's dream to hit a home run for his team every time he steps up on the pitch. In T20 cricket, however, we seldom see players get to century mark with limited overs T20 format, since each team gets to bat for only 20 overs. While it’s a difficult task for batsmen, as they need to score at..read more
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