# Transport > Railways Stats: compare key data on Bulgaria & Romania

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#### Definitions

• Goods transported > Million ton-km: Goods transported by railway are the volume of goods transported by railway, measured in metric tons times kilometers traveled."
• Narrow gauge: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other.
• Passengers carried > Million passenger-km: Passengers carried by railway are the number of passengers transported by rail times kilometers traveled.
• Rail lines > Total route-km: Rail lines (total route-km). Rail lines are the length of railway route available for train service, irrespective of the number of parallel tracks.
• Rail lines > Total route-km per million: Rail lines (total route-km). Rail lines are the length of railway route available for train service, irrespective of the number of parallel tracks. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
• Railways, goods transported > Million ton-km: Railways, goods transported (million ton-km). Goods transported by railway are the volume of goods transported by railway, measured in metric tons times kilometers traveled.
• Railways, goods transported > Million ton-km per 1000: Railways, goods transported (million ton-km). Goods transported by railway are the volume of goods transported by railway, measured in metric tons times kilometers traveled. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
• Railways, passengers carried > Million passenger-km: Railways, passengers carried (million passenger-km). Passengers carried by railway are the number of passengers transported by rail times kilometers traveled.
• Railways, passengers carried > Million passenger-km per million: Railways, passengers carried (million passenger-km). Passengers carried by railway are the number of passengers transported by rail times kilometers traveled. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
• Standard gauge: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other.
Standard gauge=1.435-m gauge
• Standard gauge per million: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other.
Standard gauge=1.435-m gauge. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
• Total: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other.
• Total > Per \$ GDP: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other. Per \$ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion \$ gross domestic product.
• Total > Per capita: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
• Total per million: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
• Standard gauge > Per \$ GDP: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other.
Standard gauge=1.435-m gauge Per \$ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion \$ gross domestic product.
STAT Bulgaria Romania HISTORY
Goods transported > Million ton-km 4,673
Ranked 44th.
12,861
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than Bulgaria

Narrow gauge None None
Passengers carried > Million passenger-km 2,335
Ranked 38th.
6,880
Ranked 24th. 3 times more than Bulgaria

Rail lines > Total route-km 4,098
Ranked 37th.
13,620
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than Bulgaria

Rail lines > Total route-km per million 557.68
Ranked 23th.
636.9
Ranked 12th. 14% more than Bulgaria

Railways, goods transported > Million ton-km 3,291
Ranked 46th.
13,539
Ranked 24th. 4 times more than Bulgaria

Railways, goods transported > Million ton-km per 1000 0.448
Ranked 36th.
0.633
Ranked 30th. 41% more than Bulgaria

Railways, passengers carried > Million passenger-km 2,068
Ranked 41st.
4,814
Ranked 33th. 2 times more than Bulgaria

Railways, passengers carried > Million passenger-km per million 281.42
Ranked 34th. 25% more than Romania
225.11
Ranked 37th.

Standard gauge 4,072 km
Ranked 12th.
10,639 km
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than Bulgaria

Standard gauge per million 531.13 km
Ranked 9th. 6% more than Romania
498.8 km
Ranked 11th.

Total 4,152 km
Ranked 40th.
10,777 km
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Bulgaria

Total > Per \$ GDP 136.39 km per \$1 billion of GD
Ranked 29th. 46% more than Romania
93.62 km per \$1 billion of GD
Ranked 44th.

Total > Per capita 0.591 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 19th. 22% more than Romania
0.485 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 26th.

Total per million 563.27 km
Ranked 21st. 12% more than Romania
501.45 km
Ranked 25th.

Standard gauge > Per \$ GDP 128.61 km per \$1 billion of GD
Ranked 3rd. 44% more than Romania
89.61 km per \$1 billion of GD
Ranked 6th.

SOURCES: World Bank, Transportation, Water, and Urban Development Department, Transport Division.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Bank, Transportation, Water, and Information and Communications Technologies Department, Transport Division.; World Bank, Transportation, Water, and Information and Communications Technologies Department, Transport Division. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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