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

The average for 2019 based on 37 countries was 11384 km.The highest value was in Russia: 85494 km and the lowest value was in the United Arab Emirates: 261 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
India 68155 2 1995 - 2019
China 68141 3 1995 - 2019
Germany 33422 4 1995 - 2019
Poland 18538 5 1995 - 2019
Italy 16779 6 1995 - 2019
Spain 15718 7 1995 - 2019
Romania 10759 8 1995 - 2019
Turkey 10378 9 1995 - 2019
Sweden 9701 10 1995 - 2019
Czechia 9396 11 1995 - 2019
Hungary 7588 12 1995 - 2019
Finland 5923 13 1995 - 2019
Belarus 5459 14 1995 - 2019
Austria 4877 15 1995 - 2019
South Korea 4111 16 1995 - 2019
Bulgaria 4030 17 1995 - 2019
Algeria 4020 18 1995 - 2019
Serbia 3724 19 2000 - 2019
DR Congo 3641 20 1995 - 2019
Slovakia 3629 21 1995 - 2019
Switzerland 3236 22 1995 - 2019
Croatia 2617 23 1995 - 2019
Portugal 2526 24 1995 - 2019
Vietnam 2481 25 1995 - 2019
Morocco 2295 26 1995 - 2019
Greece 2279 27 1995 - 2019
Azerbaijan 2140 28 1995 - 2019
Lithuania 1911 29 1995 - 2019
Latvia 1860 30 1995 - 2019
Tunisia 1777 31 1995 - 2019
Israel 1599 32 1995 - 2019
Gabon 810 33 1995 - 2019
Mauritania 728 34 2002 - 2019
North Macedonia 683 35 1995 - 2019
Burkina Faso 518 36 1995 - 2019
UA Emirates 261 37 2019 - 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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