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Railroad lines, total length in km, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 23 countries was 8281 km. The highest value was in Germany: 33401 km and the lowest value was in Luxembourg: 271 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
Germany 33401 1 1995 - 2021
France 27716 2 1995 - 2021
Poland 18620 3 1995 - 2021
Italy 17305 4 1995 - 2021
Spain 15963 5 1995 - 2021
Romania 10769 6 1995 - 2021
Sweden 9714 7 1995 - 2021
Czechia 9357 8 1995 - 2021
Hungary 8037 9 1995 - 2021
Finland 5918 10 1995 - 2021
Austria 4962 11 1995 - 2021
Bulgaria 4031 12 1995 - 2021
Slovakia 3626 13 1995 - 2021
Belgium 3612 14 1995 - 2021
Netherlands 3041 15 1995 - 2021
Croatia 2617 16 1995 - 2021
Portugal 2527 17 1995 - 2021
Greece 2339 18 1995 - 2021
Lithuania 1919 19 1995 - 2021
Latvia 1859 20 1995 - 2021
Ireland 1650 21 1995 - 2021
Slovenia 1209 22 1995 - 2021
Luxembourg 271 23 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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