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Transport > Rail lines > Total route-km: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Rail lines are the length of railway route available for train service, irrespective of the number of parallel tracks.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United StatesUnited States 227,058 2008
2 European UnionEuropean Union 211,289 2008
3 RussiaRussia 84,158 2008
4 IndiaIndia 63,327 2008
5 ChinaChina 60,809 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 57,324 2008
6 CanadaCanada 57,216 2008
7 GermanyGermany 33,862 2008
8 FranceFrance 29,901 2008
9 BrazilBrazil 29,817 2008
10 MexicoMexico 26,677 2008
11 South AfricaSouth Africa 24,487 2008
12 UkraineUkraine 21,676 2008
13 JapanJapan 20,048 2008
14 PolandPoland 19,627 2008
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 18,316.96 2008
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 18,295.67 2008
15 ItalyItaly 16,862 2008
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 16,444.04 2008
16 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 16,321 2008
17 SpainSpain 15,046 2008
18 KazakhstanKazakhstan 14,205 2008
19 RomaniaRomania 10,784 2008
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 10,465.76 2008
NATO countries averageNATO average 10,040 2008
20 SwedenSweden 9,830 2008
21 AustraliaAustralia 9,661 2008
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 9,628.73 2008
22 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 9,487 2008
23 TurkeyTurkey 8,699 2008
European Union averageEuropean Union average 8,231.19 2008
Eurozone averageEurozone average 8,077.56 2008
24 HungaryHungary 7,942 2008
25 PakistanPakistan 7,791 2008
26 FinlandFinland 5,919 2008
27 ChileChile 5,898 2008
28 AustriaAustria 5,755 2008
29 BelarusBelarus 5,491 2008
30 CubaCuba 5,076 2008
31 SudanSudan 4,578 2008
32 ThailandThailand 4,429 2008
33 UzbekistanUzbekistan 4,230 2008
34 BulgariaBulgaria 4,159 2008
35 NorwayNorway 4,114 2008
36 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 4,058 2008
37 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 4,007 2008
38 New ZealandNew Zealand 3,913 1999
39 SlovakiaSlovakia 3,592 2008
40 AlgeriaAlgeria 3,572 2008
41 NigeriaNigeria 3,528 2007
42 BelgiumBelgium 3,513 2008
43 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 3,499 2008
44 IndonesiaIndonesia 3,370 2008
45 BurmaBurma 3,335.94 1991
46 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 3,181 2008
47 VietnamVietnam 3,147 2008
48 MozambiqueMozambique 3,116 2008
49 UruguayUruguay 2,993 2008
50 NetherlandsNetherlands 2,896 2008
51 BoliviaBolivia 2,866 2008
52 PortugalPortugal 2,842 2008
53 BangladeshBangladesh 2,835 2008
54 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 2,758 2008
55 CroatiaCroatia 2,722 2008
56 TanzaniaTanzania 2,600 2006
57 ZimbabweZimbabwe 2,583 2008
58 GreeceGreece 2,552 2008
59 NamibiaNamibia 2,382 1995
60 LatviaLatvia 2,263 2008
61 TunisiaTunisia 2,218 2008
62 SyriaSyria 2,139 2008
63 DenmarkDenmark 2,133 2008
64 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 2,099 2008
65 IraqIraq 2,032 2008
66 PeruPeru 2,020 2008
67 MoroccoMorocco 1,989 2008
68 IrelandIreland 1,919 2008
69 KenyaKenya 1,917 2006
70 MongoliaMongolia 1,810 2008
71 LithuaniaLithuania 1,765 2008
72 MalaysiaMalaysia 1,665 2008
73 ColombiaColombia 1,663 2008
74 GeorgiaGeorgia 1,513 2008
75 Sri LankaSri Lanka 1,463 2008
76 ZambiaZambia 1,273 2004
77 SloveniaSlovenia 1,228 2008
78 MoldovaMoldova 1,156 2008
79 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 1,016 2008
80 IsraelIsrael 1,005 2008
81 CameroonCameroon 977 2008
82 GhanaGhana 953 2008
83 SenegalSenegal 906 2000
84 BotswanaBotswana 888 2008
85 MadagascarMadagascar 854 2008
86 ArmeniaArmenia 845 2008
87 EstoniaEstonia 816 2008
88 GabonGabon 810 2008
89 MalawiMalawi 797 2008
90 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 795 2008
91 EthiopiaEthiopia 781 1991
92 DjiboutiDjibouti 781 2005
93 BeninBenin 758 2008
94 MaliMali 733 2002
95 MauritaniaMauritania 728 2008
96 CambodiaCambodia 650 2005
97 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 639 2008
98 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 622 2008
99 TajikistanTajikistan 616 2008
100 PhilippinesPhilippines 479 2008
101 Costa RicaCosta Rica 424 1996
102 AlbaniaAlbania 423 2008
103 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 417 2008
104 VenezuelaVenezuela 336 2008
105 SwazilandSwaziland 300 2008
106 LuxembourgLuxembourg 275 2008
107 UgandaUganda 259 2004
108 JordanJordan 251 2008

Citation

"All countries compared for Transport > Rail lines > Total route-km", World Bank, Transportation, Water, and Urban Development Department, Transport Division. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Transport/Rail-lines/Total-route--km

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