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Railroad lines, total length in km, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 17 countries was 13323 km. The highest value was in China: 109767 km and the lowest value was in Hong Kong: 230 km. The indicator is available from 1995 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: km; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Railroad lines, km, 2021 Global rank Available data
China 109767 1 1995 - 2021
India 68103 2 1995 - 2021
Kazakhstan 16006 3 1995 - 2021
Iran 9455 4 1995 - 2021
Uzbekistan 4732 5 1995 - 2021
South Korea 4309 6 1995 - 2021
Vietnam 3159 7 1995 - 2021
Azerbaijan 2139 8 1995 - 2021
Mongolia 1821 9 1996 - 2021
Israel 1720 10 1995 - 2021
Malaysia 1655 11 1995 - 2021
Georgia 1387 12 1995 - 2021
Armenia 698 13 1995 - 2021
Tajikistan 620 14 1995 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 417 15 1995 - 2021
UA Emirates 279 16 2018 - 2021
Hong Kong 230 17 1995 - 2021



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