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Railroad lines, total length in km, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 23 countries was 11327 km.The highest value was in Russia: 85494 km and the lowest value was in North Macedonia: 683 km. The indicator is available from 1995 to 2019. 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, 2019 Global rank Available data
Russia 85494 1 1995 - 2019
Germany 33422 2 1995 - 2019
Poland 18538 3 1995 - 2019
Italy 16779 4 1995 - 2019
Spain 15718 5 1995 - 2019
Romania 10759 6 1995 - 2019
Turkey 10378 7 1995 - 2019
Sweden 9701 8 1995 - 2019
Czechia 9396 9 1995 - 2019
Hungary 7588 10 1995 - 2019
Finland 5923 11 1995 - 2019
Belarus 5459 12 1995 - 2019
Austria 4877 13 1995 - 2019
Bulgaria 4030 14 1995 - 2019
Serbia 3724 15 2000 - 2019
Slovakia 3629 16 1995 - 2019
Switzerland 3236 17 1995 - 2019
Croatia 2617 18 1995 - 2019
Portugal 2526 19 1995 - 2019
Greece 2279 20 1995 - 2019
Lithuania 1911 21 1995 - 2019
Latvia 1860 22 1995 - 2019
North Macedonia 683 23 1995 - 2019


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