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  • Goods transported > Million ton-km: Goods transported by railway are the volume of goods transported by railway, measured in metric tons times kilometers traveled."
  • 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 $ 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.
  • 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.
STAT Italy United Kingdom HISTORY
Goods transported > Million ton-km 19,918
Ranked 18th. 59% more than United Kingdom
12,512
Ranked 26th.

Passengers carried > Million passenger-km 46,998
Ranked 9th.
51,759
Ranked 8th. 10% more than Italy

Rail lines > Total route-km 18,011
Ranked 17th.
31,471
Ranked 9th. 75% more than Italy

Rail lines > Total route-km per million 296.61
Ranked 44th.
501.51
Ranked 28th. 69% more than Italy

Railways, goods transported > Million ton-km 11,545
Ranked 27th.
19,230
Ranked 19th. 67% more than Italy

Railways, goods transported > Million ton-km per 1000 0.19
Ranked 48th.
0.306
Ranked 42nd. 61% more than Italy

Railways, passengers carried > Million passenger-km 40,554
Ranked 10th.
62,729
Ranked 7th. 55% more than Italy

Railways, passengers carried > Million passenger-km per million 667.85
Ranked 18th.
999.63
Ranked 9th. 50% more than Italy

Standard gauge 18,611 km
Ranked 4th. 15% more than United Kingdom
16,151 km
Ranked 9th.

Standard gauge > Per $ GDP 9.78 km per $1 billion of GD
Ranked 35th. 41% more than United Kingdom
6.94 km per $1 billion of GD
Ranked 38th.

Standard gauge per million 306.14 km
Ranked 15th. 16% more than United Kingdom
263.07 km
Ranked 18th.

Total 20,255 km
Ranked 13th. 23% more than United Kingdom
16,454 km
Ranked 17th.

Total > Per $ GDP 10.55 km per $1 billion of GD
Ranked 106th. 49% more than United Kingdom
7.07 km per $1 billion of GD
Ranked 111th.

Total > Per capita 0.339 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 33th. 26% more than United Kingdom
0.27 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 38th.

Total per million 329.74 km
Ranked 34th. 23% more than United Kingdom
268.01 km
Ranked 40th.

SOURCES: World Bank, Transportation, Water, and Urban Development Department, Transport Division.; 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; 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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