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Railroad lines, total length in km, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 2 countries was 98352 km. The highest value was in the USA: 148553 km and the lowest value was in Canada: 48150 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
USA 148553 1 1995 - 2021
Canada 48150 2 2014 - 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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