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Albaniatotal: 677 km (447 km of major railway lines and 230 km of secondary lines)
standard gauge: 677 km 1.435-m gauge (2015)
Algeriatotal: 3,973 km
standard gauge: 2,888 km 1.432-m gauge (283 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 1,085 km 1.055-m gauge (2014)
Angolatotal: 2,852 km
narrow gauge: 2,729 km 1.067-m gauge; 123 km 0.600-m gauge (2014)
Argentinatotal: 36,917.4 km
broad gauge: 26,391 km 1.676-m gauge (149 km electrified)
standard gauge: 2,745.1 km 1.435-m gauge (41.1 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 7,523.3 km 1.000-m gauge; 258 km 0.750-m gauge (2014)
Armeniatotal: 780 km
broad gauge: 780 km 1.520-m gauge (780 km electrified)
note: 726 km operational (2014)
Australiatotal: 36,967.5 km
broad gauge: 3,727 km 1.600-m gauge (372 km electrified)
standard gauge: 18,727 km 1.435-m gauge (650 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 14,513.5 km 1.067-m gauge (2,075.5 km electrified) (2014)
Austriatotal: 5,800 km (2016)
standard gauge: 5,267.7 km 1.435-m gauge (3,556.4 km electrified) (2014)
Azerbaijantotal: 2,944.3 km
broad gauge: 2,944.3 km 1.520-m gauge (approx. 1,767 km electrified) (2017)
Bangladeshtotal: 2,460 km
broad gauge: 659 km 1.676-m gauge
narrow gauge: 1,801 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
Belarustotal: 5,528 km
broad gauge: 5,503 km 1.520-m gauge (874 km electrified)
standard gauge: 25 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Belgiumtotal: 3,592 km
standard gauge: 3,592 km 1.435-m gauge (2,960 km electrified) (2014)
Benintotal: 438 km
narrow gauge: 438 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
Boliviatotal: 3,504 km
narrow gauge: 3,504 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
Bosnia and Herzegovinatotal: 965 km
standard gauge: 965 km 1.435-m gauge (565 km electrified) (2014)
Botswanatotal: 888 km
narrow gauge: 888 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
Braziltotal: 29,849.9 km
broad gauge: 5,822.3 km 1.600-m gauge (498.3 km electrified)
dual gauge: 492 km 1.600-1.000-m gauge
standard gauge: 194 km 1.435-m gauge
narrow gauge: 23,341.6 km 1.000-m gauge (24 km electrified) (2014)
Bulgariatotal: 5,114 km
standard gauge: 4,989 km 1.435-m gauge (2,880 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 125 km 0.760-m gauge (2014)
Burkina Fasototal: 622 km
narrow gauge: 622 km 1.000-m gauge
note: another 660 km of this railway extends into Cote d'Ivoire (2014)
Burmatotal: 5,031 km
narrow gauge: 5,031 km 1.000-m gauge (2008)
Cambodiatotal: 642 km
narrow gauge: 642 km 1.000-m gauge
note: under restoration (2014)
Cameroontotal: 987 km
narrow gauge: 987 km 1.000-m gauge
note: railway connections generally efficient but limited; rail lines connect major cities of Douala, Yaounde, Ngaoundere, and Garoua; passenger and freight service provided by CAMRAIL (2014)
Canadatotal: 77,932 km
standard gauge: 77,932 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Chiletotal: 7,281.5 km
broad gauge: 3,428 km 1.676-m gauge (1,691 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 3,853.5 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
Chinatotal: 124,000 km
standard gauge: 124,000 km 1.435-m gauge (80,000 km electrified); 102,000 traditional, 22,000 high-speed (2017)
Christmas Islandtotal: 18 km
standard gauge: 18 km 1.435-m (not in operation)
note: the 18-km Christmas Island Phosphate Company Railway between Flying Fish Cove and South Point was decommissioned in 1987; some tracks and scrap remain in place (2017)
Colombiatotal: 2,141 km
standard gauge: 150 km 1.435-m gauge
narrow gauge: 1,991 km 0.914-m gauge (2015)
Congo, Democratic Republic of thetotal: 4,007 km
narrow gauge: 3,882 km 1.067-m gauge (858 km electrified); 125 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
Congo, Republic of thetotal: 510 km
narrow gauge: 510 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
Costa Ricatotal: 278 km
narrow gauge: 278 km 1.067-m gauge
note: the entire rail network fell into disrepair and out of use at the end of the 20th century; since 2005, certain sections of rail have been rehabilitated (2014)
Cote d'Ivoiretotal: 660 km
narrow gauge: 660 km 1.000-m gauge
note: an additional 622 km of this railroad extends into Burkina Faso (2008)
Croatiatotal: 2,722 km
standard gauge: 2,722 km 1.435-m gauge (985 km electrified) (2014)
Cubatotal: 8,367 km
standard gauge: 8,195 km 1.435-m gauge (105 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 172 km 1.000-m gauge
note: 70 km of standard gauge track is not for public use (2015)
Czech Republictotal: 9,621.5 km
standard gauge: 9,519.5 km 1.435-m gauge (3,240.5 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 102 km 0.760-m gauge (2014)
Denmarktotal: 3,476 km
standard gauge: 3,476 km 1.435-m gauge (1,756 km electrified) (2017)
Djiboutitotal: 97 km (Djibouti segment of the 756 km Addis Ababa-Djibouti railway)
standard gauge: 97 km 1.435-m gauge (2017)
Dominican Republictotal: 496 km
standard gauge: 354 km 1.435-m gauge
narrow gauge: 142 km 0.762-m gauge (2014)
Ecuadortotal: 965 km
narrow gauge: 965 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
Egypttotal: 5,085 km
standard gauge: 5,085 km 1.435-m gauge (62 km electrified) (2014)
El Salvadortotal: 12.5 km
narrow gauge: 12.5 km 0.914-m gauge (2014)
Eritreatotal: 306 km
narrow gauge: 306 km 0.950-m gauge (2014)
Estoniatotal: 2,146 km
broad gauge: 2,146 km 1.520-m and 1.524-m gauge (132 km electrified)
note: includes 1,510 km public and 636 km non-public railway (2016)
Ethiopiatotal: 659 km (Ethiopian segment of the 756 km Addis Ababa-Djibouti railroad)
standard gauge: 659 km 1.435-m gauge
note: electric railway with redundant power supplies; under joint control of Djibouti and Ethiopia and managed by a Chinese contractor (2017)
European Uniontotal: 230,548 km (2013)
Fijitotal: 597 km
narrow gauge: 597 km 0.600-m gauge
note: belongs to the government-owned Fiji Sugar Corporation; used to haul sugarcane during the harvest season, which runs from May to December (2008)
Finlandtotal: 5,923 km
broad gauge: 5,923 km 1.524-m gauge (3,262 km electrified) (2015)
Francetotal: 29,640 km
standard gauge: 29,473 km 1.435-m gauge (15,561 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 167 km 1.000-m gauge (63 km electrified) (2014)
Gabontotal: 649 km
standard gauge: 649 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Georgiatotal: 1,363 km
broad gauge: 1,326 km 1.520-m gauge (1,251 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 37 km 0.912-m gauge (37 km electrified) (2014)
Germanytotal: 43,468.3 km
standard gauge: 43,209.3 km 1.435-m gauge (19,973 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 220 km 1.000-m gauge (79 km electrified); 15 km 0.900-m gauge; 24 km 0.750-m gauge (2014)
Ghanatotal: 947 km
narrow gauge: 947 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
Greecetotal: 2,548 km
standard gauge: 1,565 km 1.435-m gauge (764 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 961 km 1.000-m gauge; 22 km 0.750-m gauge (2014)
Guatemalatotal: 800 km
narrow gauge: 800 km 0.914-m gauge (2014)
Guineatotal: 1,086 km
standard gauge: 279 km 1.435-m gauge
narrow gauge: 807 km 1.000-m gauge (2017)
Hondurastotal: 699 km
narrow gauge: 164 km 1.067-m gauge; 115 km 1.057-m gauge; 420 km 0.914-m gauge (2014)
Hungarytotal: 8,049 km
broad gauge: 36 km 1.524-m gauge
standard gauge: 7,794 km 1.435-m gauge (2,889 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 219 km 0.760-m gauge (2014)
Indiatotal: 68,525 km
broad gauge: 58,404 km 1.676-m gauge (23,654 electrified)
narrow gauge: 9,499 km 1.000-m gauge; 622 km 0.762-m gauge (2014)
Indonesiatotal: 8,159 km
narrow gauge: 8,159 km 1.067-m gauge (565 km electrified)
note: 4,816 km operational (2014)
Irantotal: 8,483.5 km
broad gauge: 94 km 1.676-m gauge
standard gauge: 8,389.5 km 1.435-m gauge (189.5 km electrified) (2014)
Iraqtotal: 2,272 km
standard gauge: 2,272 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Irelandtotal: 3,237 km
broad gauge: 1,872 km 1.600-m gauge (49 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 1,365 km 0.914-m gauge (operated by the Irish Peat Board to transport peat to power stations and briquetting plants) (2014)
Isle of Mantotal: 63 km
narrow gauge: 6 km 1.076-m gauge (6 km electrified); 57 km 0.914-m gauge (29 km electrified)
note: primarily summer tourist attractions (2008)
Israeltotal: 1,250 km
standard gauge: 1,250 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Italytotal: 20,181.7 km
standard gauge: 18,770.1 km 1.435-m gauge (12,893.6 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 122.3 km 1.000-m gauge (122.3 km electrified); 1,289.3 km 0.950-m gauge (151.3 km electrified) (2014)
Japantotal: 27,311 km
standard gauge: 4,800 km 1.435-m gauge (4,800 km electrified)
dual gauge: 132 km 1.435-1.067-m gauge (132 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 124 km 1.372-m gauge (124 km electrified); 22,207 km 1.067-m gauge (15,430 km electrified); 48 km 0.762-m gauge (48 km electrified) (2015)
Jordantotal: 509 km
narrow gauge: 509 km 1.050-m gauge (2014)
Kazakhstantotal: 14,184 km
broad gauge: 14,184 km 1.520-m gauge (4,056 km electrified) (2014)
Kenyatotal: 3,806 km
narrow gauge: 3,334 km 1.000-m gauge
standard gauge: 472 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Korea, Northtotal: 7,435 km
standard gauge: 7,435 km 1.435-m gauge (5,400 km electrified)
note: figures are approximate; some narrow-gauge railway also exists (2014)
Korea, Southtotal: 3,874 km
standard gauge: 3,874 km 1.435-m gauge (2,727 km electrified) (2015)
Kosovototal: 333 km
standard gauge: 333 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Kyrgyzstantotal: 470 km
broad gauge: 470 km 1.520-m gauge (2014)
Latviatotal: 2,239 km
broad gauge: 2,206 km 1.520-m gauge
narrow gauge: 33 km 0.750-m gauge (2008)
Lebanontotal: 401 km
standard gauge: 319 km 1.435-m gauge
narrow gauge: 82 km 1.050-m gauge
note: rail system is still unusable due to damage sustained from fighting in the 1980s and in 2006 (2017)
Liberiatotal: 429 km
standard gauge: 345 km 1.435-m gauge
narrow gauge: 84 km 1.067-m gauge
note: most sections of the railways inoperable due to damage sustained during the civil wars from 1980 to 2003, but many are being rebuilt (2008)
Liechtensteintotal: 9 km
standard gauge: 9 km 1.435-m gauge (electrified)
note: belongs to the Austrian Railway System connecting Austria and Switzerland (2008)
Lithuaniatotal: 1,768 km
broad gauge: 1,746 km 1.520-m gauge (122 km electrified)
standard gauge: 22 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Luxembourgtotal: 275 km
standard gauge: 275 km 1.435-m gauge (275 km electrified) (2014)
Macedoniatotal: 699 km
standard gauge: 699 km 1.435-m gauge (223 km electrified) (2017)
Madagascartotal: 836 km
narrow gauge: 836 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
Malawitotal: 767 km
narrow gauge: 767 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
Malaysiatotal: 1,851 km
standard gauge: 59 km 1.435-m gauge (59 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 1,792 km 1.000-m gauge (339 km electrified) (2014)
Malitotal: 593 km
narrow gauge: 593 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
Mauritaniatotal: 728 km
standard gauge: 728 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Mexicototal: 15,389 km
standard gauge: 15,389 km 1.435-m gauge (27 km electrified) (2014)
Moldovatotal: 1,171 km
broad gauge: 1,157 km 1.520-m gauge
standard gauge: 14 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Mongoliatotal: 1,815 km
broad gauge: 1,815 km 1.520-m gauge
note: national operator Ulaanbaatar Railway is jointly owned by the Mongolian Government and by the Russian State Railway (2016)
Montenegrototal: 250 km
standard gauge: 250 km 1.435-m gauge (169 km electrified) (2014)
Moroccototal: 2,067 km
standard gauge: 2,067 km 1.435-m gauge (1,022 km electrified) (2014)
Mozambiquetotal: 4,787 km
narrow gauge: 4,787 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
Namibiatotal: 2,628 km
narrow gauge: 2,628 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
Nepaltotal: 53 km
narrow gauge: 53 km 0.762-m gauge (2014)
Netherlandstotal: 3,058 km
standard gauge: 3,058 km 1.435-m gauge (2,314 km electrified) (2016)
New Zealandtotal: 4,128 km
narrow gauge: 4,128 km 1.067-m gauge (503 km electrified) (2014)
Nigeriatotal: 3,798 km
standard gauge: 293 km 1.435-m gauge
narrow gauge: 3,505 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
Norwaytotal: 4,250 km
standard gauge: 4,250 km 1.435-m gauge (2,518 km electrified) (2014)
Pakistantotal: 11,881 km
broad gauge: 11,492 km 1.676-m gauge (293 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 389 km 1.000-m gauge (2015)
Panamatotal: 77 km
standard gauge: 77 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Paraguaytotal: 30 km
standard gauge: 30 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Perutotal: 1,854.4 km
standard gauge: 1,730.4 km 1.435-m gauge (34 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 124 km 0.914-m gauge (2014)
Philippinestotal: 995 km
narrow gauge: 995 km 1.067-m gauge (484 km are in operation) (2015)
Polandtotal: 19,231 km
broad gauge: 395 km 1.524-m gauge
standard gauge: 18,836 km 1.435-m gauge (11,865 km electrified) (2015)
Portugaltotal: 3,075.1 km
broad gauge: 2,439 km 1.668-m gauge (1,633.4 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 108.1 km 1.000-m gauge
other: 528 km (gauge unspecified) (2014)
Romaniatotal: 11,268 km
broad gauge: 60 km 1.524-m gauge
standard gauge: 10,781 km 1.435-m gauge (3,292 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 427 km 0.760-m gauge (2014)
Russiatotal: 87,157 km
broad gauge: 86,200 km 1.520-m gauge (40,300 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 957 km 1.067-m gauge (on Sakhalin Island)
note: an additional 30,000 km of non-common carrier lines serve industries (2014)
Saint Kitts and Nevistotal: 50 km
narrow gauge: 50 km 0.762-m gauge on Saint Kitts for tourists (2008)
Saudi Arabiatotal: 5,410 km
standard gauge: 5,410 km 1.435-m gauge (with branch lines and sidings) (2016)
Senegaltotal: 906 km (713 km operational in 2017)
narrow gauge: 906 km 1.000-m gauge (2017)
Serbiatotal: 3,809 km
standard gauge: 3,809 km 1.435-m gauge (3,526 km one-track lines and 283 km double-track lines) out of which 1,279 km electrified (1,000 km one-track lines and 279 km double-track lines) (2015)
Slovakiatotal: 3,626 km
broad gauge: 99 km 1.520-m gauge
standard gauge: 3,477 km 1.435-m gauge (1,587 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 50 km 1.000-m or 0.750-m gauge (2016)
Sloveniatotal: 1,229 km
standard gauge: 1,229 km 1.435-m gauge (503 km electrified) (2014)
South Africatotal: 20,986 km
standard gauge: 80 km 1.435-m gauge (80 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 19,756 km 1.065-m gauge (8,271 km electrified)
other: 1,150 km (passenger rail, gauge unspecified, 1,115.5 km electrified) (2014)
South Sudantotal: 248 km
note: a narrow gauge, single-track railroad between Babonosa (Sudan) and Wau, the only existing rail system, was repaired in 2010 with $250 million in UN funds (2014)
Spaintotal: 16,101.5 km
broad gauge: 11,873 km 1.668-m gauge (6,488 km electrified)
standard gauge: 2,312 km 1.435-m gauge (2,312 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 1,884.9 km 1.000-m gauge (807 km electrified); 28 km 0.914-m gauge (28 km electrified); 3.6 km 0.600-m gauge (2014)
Sri Lankatotal: 1,447 km
broad gauge: 1,447 km 1.676-m gauge (2014)
Sudantotal: 7,251 km
narrow gauge: 5,851 km 1.067-m gauge; 1,400 km 0.600-m gauge for cotton plantations (20014)
Swazilandtotal: 301 km
narrow gauge: 301 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
Swedentotal: 14,127 km
standard gauge: 14,062 km 1.435-m gauge (12,322 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 65 km 0.891-m gauge (65 km electrified) (2016)
Switzerlandtotal: 5,651.5 km
standard gauge: 4,424.8 km 1.435-m gauge (3,634.1 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 2 km 1.200-m gauge (2 km electrified); 1,188.3 km 1.000-m gauge (1,167.3 km electrified); 36.4 km 0.800-m gauge (36.4 km electrified) (2014)
Syriatotal: 2,052 km
standard gauge: 1,801 km 1.435-m gauge
narrow gauge: 251 km 1.050-m gauge (2014)
Taiwantotal: 1,597 km
standard gauge: 345 km 1.435-m gauge (345 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 1,102 km 1.067-m gauge (692 km electrified); 150 km 0.762-m gauge
note: the 0.762-gauge track belongs to three entities: the Forestry Bureau, Taiwan Cement, and TaiPower (2014)
Tajikistantotal: 680 km
broad gauge: 680 km 1.520-m gauge (2014)
Tanzaniatotal: 4,567 km
narrow gauge: 1,860 km 1.067-m gauge; 2,707 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
Thailandtotal: 4,127 km
standard gauge: 84 km 1.435-m gauge (84 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 4,043 km 1.000-m gauge (2017)
Togototal: 568 km
narrow gauge: 568 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
Tunisiatotal: 2,173 km (1,991 in use)
standard gauge: 471 km 1.435-m gauge
dual gauge: 8 km 1.435-1.000-m gauge
narrow gauge: 1,694 km 1.000-m gauge (65 km electrified) (2014)
Turkeytotal: 12,008 km
standard gauge: 12,008 km 1.435-m gauge (3,216 km electrified) (2014)
Turkmenistantotal: 2,980 km
broad gauge: 2,980 km 1.520-m gauge (2014)
Ugandatotal: 1,244 km
narrow gauge: 1,244 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
Ukrainetotal: 21,733 km
broad gauge: 21,684 km 1.524-m gauge (9,250 km electrified)
standard gauge: 49 km 1.435-m gauge (49 km electrified) (2014)
United Kingdomtotal: 16,837 km
broad gauge: 303 km 1.600-m gauge (in Northern Ireland)
standard gauge: 16,534 km 1.435-m gauge (5,357 km electrified) (2015)
United Statestotal: 293,564.2 km
standard gauge: 293,564.2 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Uruguaytotal: 1,673 km (operational; government claims overall length is 2,961 km)
standard gauge: 1,673 km 1.435-m gauge (2016)
Uzbekistantotal: 4,304 km
broad gauge: 4,304 km 1.520-m gauge (1,354 km electrified) (2016)
Venezuelatotal: 447 km
standard gauge: 447 km 1.435-m gauge (41.4 km electrified) (2014)
Vietnamtotal: 2,600 km
standard gauge: 178 km 1.435-m gauge; 253 km mixed gauge
narrow gauge: 2,169 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
Worldtotal: 1,148,186 km (2013)
Zambiatotal: 3,126 km
narrow gauge: 3,126 km 1.067-m gauge
note: includes 1,860 km of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) (2014)
Zimbabwetotal: 3,427 km
narrow gauge: 3,427 km 1.067-m gauge (313 km electrified) (2014)

Source: CIA Factbook