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

DEFINITION: Rail lines (total route-km). 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 European Union 236,241 2011
2 United States 228,513 2011
3 Russia 85,292 2011
4 China 66,239 2011
5 India 63,974 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 60,527.29 2011
6 Canada 58,345 2011
7 Germany 33,708 2011
8 France 33,608 2011
9 United Kingdom 31,471 2011
10 Brazil 29,817 2011
11 Mexico 26,704 2011
12 Argentina 25,023 2011
13 South Africa 22,051 2011
14 Ukraine 21,705 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 20,067.62 2011
15 Japan 20,035 2011
16 Poland 19,702 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 19,039.17 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 18,523.24 2011
17 Italy 18,011 2011
18 Spain 15,317 2011
19 Kazakhstan 14,202 2011
20 Romania 13,620 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 10,994.46 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 10,336.33 2011
21 Sweden 9,957 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 9,677.4 2011
22 Turkey 9,594 2011
23 Czech Republic 9,569 2011
Europe average (profile) 9,445.65 2011
European Union average (profile) 9,086.19 2011
24 Australia 8,615 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 8,331.94 2011
25 Hungary 7,893 2011
26 Pakistan 7,791 2011
27 Iran 6,073 2011
28 Finland 5,919 2011
29 Belarus 5,503 2011
30 Chile 5,352 2011
31 Egypt 5,195 2011
32 Cuba 5,076 2009
33 Austria 5,066 2011
34 Sudan 4,508 2011
35 Thailand 4,429 2011
36 Uzbekistan 4,227 2011
37 Norway 4,114 2011
38 Bulgaria 4,098 2011
39 Serbia 4,058 2011
40 New Zealand 3,913 1999
41 Democratic Republic of the Congo 3,641 2011
42 Slovakia 3,587 2011
43 Belgium 3,578 2011
44 Switzerland 3,543 2011
45 Nigeria 3,528 2007
46 Algeria 3,512 2011
47 South Korea 3,379 2011
48 Indonesia 3,370 2008
49 Burma 3,335.94 1991
50 Mozambique 3,116 2011
51 Turkmenistan 3,115 2011
52 Netherlands 3,016 2011
53 Uruguay 2,993 2008
54 Bolivia 2,866 2009
55 Portugal 2,843 2011
56 Bangladesh 2,835 2011
57 Croatia 2,722 2011
58 Tanzania 2,600 2006
59 Zimbabwe 2,583 2008
60 Greece 2,552 2011
61 Namibia 2,382 1995
62 Vietnam 2,347 2011
63 Syria 2,139 2011
64 Denmark 2,131 2011
65 Morocco 2,109 2011
66 Azerbaijan 2,079 2011
67 Iraq 2,025 2011
68 Peru 2,020 2011
69 Ireland 1,919 2011
70 Kenya 1,917 2006
71 Latvia 1,897 2011
72 Mongolia 1,814 2011
73 Lithuania 1,767 2011
74 Colombia 1,672 2009
75 Malaysia 1,665 2011
76 Georgia 1,566 2011
77 Sri Lanka 1,463 2008
78 Zambia 1,273 2004
79 Slovenia 1,228 2011
80 Moldova 1,157 2011
81 Tunisia 1,119 2011
82 Israel 1,034 2011
83 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,026 2011
84 Saudi Arabia 1,020 2011
85 Cameroon 977 2011
86 Ghana 953 2008
87 Senegal 906 2000
88 Botswana 888 2011
89 Madagascar 854 2008
90 Armenia 826 2011
91 Gabon 810 2011
92 Malawi 797 2008
93 Republic of the Congo 795 2008
94 Estonia 787 2011
=95 Ethiopia 781 1991
=95 Djibouti 781 2005
97 Benin 758 2008
98 Mali 733 2002
99 Mauritania 728 2011
100 Republic of Macedonia 699 2011
101 Cambodia 650 2005
102 Cote d'Ivoire 639 2011
103 Burkina Faso 622 2011
104 Tajikistan 621 2011
105 Philippines 479 2008
106 Costa Rica 424 1996
107 Albania 423 2011
108 Kyrgyzstan 417 2011
109 Venezuela 336 2008
110 Swaziland 300 2011
111 Jordan 294 2011
112 Luxembourg 275 2011
113 Uganda 259 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Railways > Rail lines > Total route-km. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank, Transportation, Water, and Information and Communications Technologies Department, Transport Division. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Transport/Railways/Rail-lines/Total-route--km

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