Talking about the rail network of our country, it is one of the longest railway networks in the world. Rail is one of the oldest modes of transportation in the world. This is also considered the most important and popular means of traveling in hundreds of countries. Although even today there are many countries in the world where the train does not run. Today we will tell you about such countries, where even today people do not have the luck to sit in the train.
You will find wonderful examples of technology and architecture all over the world, yet there are some countries where even today there is no better option than the road to travel anywhere. Railway projects were started in these countries, but they could never be restored. Some names in such countries are such that you will be surprised to hear them.
Bhutan, which is among our neighboring countries, is the smallest country in South Asia. So far this country does not have any railway network. Although there is talk of connecting it to the Indian Railways network. India has prepared a plan to connect Toribari in Nepal with Hashimara in West Bengal and this rail line will pass through Bhutan.
Andorra is the 11th smallest country in the world by population. This country has never had a railway network. The nearest station for the people here is in France and bus service runs from here to reach this country.
There are some countries where even today there is no better option than the road to travel anywhere.
There were railway lines in Libya earlier, but they were uprooted during the civil war. There is no railway network operational in Libya since 1965. In the year 2001, work also started on the railway line connecting Ras Ajdir and Sirte. Apart from this, work on the railway line connecting Ras Ajdir and Tripoli also started between 2008 and 2009.
There is not a single rail network in Kuwait, a country with immense reserves of oil. Several railway projects have been planned in Kuwait, which will be between Kuwait City and Oman. This will be 1200 miles long Gulf Railway network.
Cyprus also does not have an operational rail network. Although there was a railway network here from 1905 to 1951, it was closed due to economic reasons. Rail line extension was also started by Cyprus Mines Corporation, which was closed in 1974.
Railway projects were started in many countries, but they could never be restored.
There is no railway network in East Timor either. In this country, people come and go somewhere through the road. However, it has been proposed to build a 310-mile-long extended electrified single-track network, which will connect Los Palos to Bobonaro.
there are other countries
Also Mauritius, Oman, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Malta, Macau, Marshall Islands. Somalia, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Yemen also do not have a rail network.