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Albania
total: 677 km (447 km of major railway lines and 230 km of secondary lines) (2015)
standard gauge: 677 km 1.435-m gauge (2015)
Algeria
total: 3,973 km (2014)
standard gauge: 2,888 km 1.432-m gauge (283 km electrified) (2014)
narrow gauge: 1,085 km 1.055-m gauge (2014)
Angola
total: 2,852 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 2,729 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
123 km 0.600-m gauge
Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
total: 36,917 km (2014)
standard gauge: 2,745.1 km 1.435-m gauge (41.1 km electrified) (2014)
narrow gauge: 7,523.3 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
broad gauge: 26,391 km 1.676-m gauge (149 km electrified) (2014)
258 km 0.750-m gauge
Armenia
total: 780 km (2014)
broad gauge: 780 km 1.520-m gauge (780 km electrified) (2014)

note: 726 km operational

Australia
total: 33,343 km (2015)
standard gauge: 17,446 km 1.435-m gauge (650 km electrified) (2015)
narrow gauge: 12,318 km 1.067-m gauge (2,075.5 km electrified) (2015)
broad gauge: 3,247 km 1.600-m gauge (372 km electrified) (2015)
Austria
total: 5,800 km (2017)
standard gauge: 5,300 km 1.435-m gauge (3,826 km electrified) (2016)
Azerbaijan
total: 2,944 km (2017)
broad gauge: 2,944.3 km 1.520-m gauge (approx. 1,767 km electrified) (2017)
Bangladesh
total: 2,460 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 1,801 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
broad gauge: 659 km 1.676-m gauge (2014)
Belarus
total: 5,528 km (2014)
standard gauge: 25 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
broad gauge: 5,503 km 1.520-m gauge (874 km electrified) (2014)
Belgium
total: 3,592 km (2014)
standard gauge: 3,592 km 1.435-m gauge (2,960 km electrified) (2014)
Benin
total: 438 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 438 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
Bolivia
total: 3,960 km (2019)
narrow gauge: 3,960 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
total: 965 km (2014)
standard gauge: 965 km 1.435-m gauge (565 km electrified) (2014)
Botswana
total: 888 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 888 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
Brazil
total: 29,850 km (2014)
standard gauge: 194 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
narrow gauge: 23,341.6 km 1.000-m gauge (24 km electrified) (2014)
broad gauge: 5,822.3 km 1.600-m gauge (498.3 km electrified) (2014)
dual gauge: 492 km 1.600-1.000-m gauge (2014)
Bulgaria
total: 5,114 km (2014)
standard gauge: 4,989 km 1.435-m gauge (2,880 km electrified) (2014)
narrow gauge: 125 km 0.760-m gauge (2014)
Burkina Faso
total: 622 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 622 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)

note: another 660 km of this railway extends into Cote d'Ivoire

Burma
total: 5,031 km (2008)
narrow gauge: 5,031 km 1.000-m gauge (2008)
Cambodia
total: 642 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 642 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)

note: under restoration

Cameroon
total: 987 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 987 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)

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

Canada
total: 77,932 km (2014)
standard gauge: 77,932 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Chile
total: 7,282 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 3,853.5 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
broad gauge: 3,428 km 1.676-m gauge (1,691 km electrified) (2014)
China
total: 131,000 km 1.435-m gauge (80,000 km electrified); 102,000 traditional, 29,000 high-speed (2018)
Christmas Island
total: 18 km (2017)
standard gauge: 18 km 1.435-m (not in operation) (2017)

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

Colombia
total: 2,141 km (2015)
standard gauge: 150 km 1.435-m gauge (2015)
narrow gauge: 1,991 km 0.914-m gauge (2015)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
total: 4,007 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 3,882 km 1.067-m gauge (858 km electrified) (2014)
125 1.000-m gauge
Congo, Republic of the
total: 510 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 510 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
Costa Rica
total: 278 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 278 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)

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

Cote d'Ivoire
total: 660 km (2008)
narrow gauge: 660 km 1.000-m gauge (2008)

note: an additional 622 km of this railroad extends into Burkina Faso

Croatia
total: 2,722 km (2014)
standard gauge: 2,722 km 1.435-m gauge (980 km electrified) (2014)
Cuba
total: 8,367 km (2017)
standard gauge: 8,195 km 1.435-m gauge (124 km electrified) (2017)
narrow gauge: 172 km 1.000-m gauge (2017)

note: 82 km of standard gauge track is not for public use

Czech Republic
total: 9,408 km (2017)
standard gauge: 9,385 km 1.435-m gauge (3,218 km electrified) (2017)
narrow gauge: 23 km 0.760-m gauge (2017)
Denmark
total: 3,476 km (2017)
standard gauge: 3,476 km 1.435-m gauge (1,756 km electrified) (2017)
Djibouti
total: 97 km (Djibouti segment of the 756 km Addis Ababa-Djibouti railway) (2017)
standard gauge: 97 km 1.435-m gauge (2017)
Dominican Republic
total: 496 km (2014)
standard gauge: 354 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
narrow gauge: 142 km 0.762-m gauge (2014)
Ecuador
total: 965 km (2017)
narrow gauge: 965 km 1.067-m gauge (2017)

note: passenger service limited to certain sections of track, mostly for tourist trains

Egypt
total: 5,085 km (2014)
standard gauge: 5,085 km 1.435-m gauge (62 km electrified) (2014)
El Salvador
total: 13 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 12.5 km 0.914-m gauge (2014)
Eritrea
total: 306 km (2018)
narrow gauge: 306 km 0.950-m gauge (2018)
Estonia
total: 2,146 km (2016)
broad gauge: 2,146 km 1.520-m and 1.524-m gauge (132 km electrified) (2016)

note: includes 1,510 km public and 636 km non-public railway

Ethiopia
total: 659 km (Ethiopian segment of the 756 km Addis Ababa-Djibouti railroad) (2017)
standard gauge: 659 km 1.435-m gauge (2017)

note: electric railway with redundant power supplies; under joint control of Djibouti and Ethiopia and managed by a Chinese contractor

Faroe Islands
Fiji
total: 597 km (2008)
narrow gauge: 597 km 0.600-m gauge (2008)

note: belongs to the government-owned Fiji Sugar Corporation; used to haul sugarcane during the harvest season, which runs from May to December

Finland
total: 5,926 km (2016)
broad gauge: 5,926 km 1.524-m gauge (3,270 km electrified) (2016)
France
total: 29,640 km (2014)
standard gauge: 29,473 km 1.435-m gauge (15,561 km electrified) (2014)
narrow gauge: 167 km 1.000-m gauge (63 km electrified) (2014)
Gabon
total: 649 km (2014)
standard gauge: 649 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Georgia
total: 1,363 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 37 km 0.912-m gauge (37 km electrified) (2014)
broad gauge: 1,326 km 1.520-m gauge (1,251 km electrified) (2014)
Germany
total: 33,590 km (2017)
standard gauge: 33,331 km 1.435-m gauge (19,973 km electrified) (2015)
narrow gauge: 220 km 1.000-m gauge (79 km electrified)
15 km 0.900-m gauge, 24 km 0.750-m gauge (2015)
Ghana
total: 947 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 947 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
Greece
total: 2,548 km (2014)
standard gauge: 1,565 km 1.435-m gauge (764 km electrified) (2014)
narrow gauge: 961 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
22 0.750-m gauge
Guatemala
total: 800 km (2018)
narrow gauge: 800 km 0.914-m gauge (2018)
note: despite the existence of a railway network, all rail service was suspended in 2007 and no passenger or freight train currently runs in the country (2018)
Guinea
total: 1,086 km (2017)
standard gauge: 279 km 1.435-m gauge (2017)
narrow gauge: 807 km 1.000-m gauge (2017)
Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Holy See (Vatican City)
Honduras
total: 699 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 164 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
115 km 1.057-m gauge
420 km 0.914-m gauge
Hungary
total: 8,049 km (2014)
standard gauge: 7,794 km 1.435-m gauge (2,889 km electrified) (2014)
narrow gauge: 219 km 0.760-m gauge (2014)
broad gauge: 36 km 1.524-m gauge (2014)
India
total: 68,525 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 9,499 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
broad gauge: 58,404 km 1.676-m gauge (23,654 electrified) (2014)
622 0.762-m gauge
Indonesia
total: 8,159 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 8,159 km 1.067-m gauge (565 km electrified) (2014)

note: 4,816 km operational

Iran
total: 8,484 km (2014)
standard gauge: 8,389.5 km 1.435-m gauge (189.5 km electrified) (2014)
broad gauge: 94 km 1.676-m gauge (2014)
Iraq
total: 2,272 km (2014)
standard gauge: 2,272 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Ireland
total: 4,301 km (2018)
narrow gauge: 1,930 km 0.914-m gauge (operated by the Irish Peat Board to transport peat to power stations and briquetting plants) (2018)
broad gauge: 2,371 km 1.600-m gauge (53 km electrified) (2018)
Isle of Man
total: 63 km (2008)
narrow gauge: 6 km 1.076-m gauge (6 km electrified) (2008)
57 0.914-m gauge (29 km electrified)

note: primarily summer tourist attractions

Israel
total: 1,384 km (2014)
standard gauge: 1,384 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Italy
total: 20,182 km (2014)
standard gauge: 18,770.1 km 1.435-m gauge (12,893.6 km electrified) (2014)
narrow gauge: 122.3 km 1.000-m gauge (122.3 km electrified) (2014)
1289.3 0.950-m gauge (151.3 km electrified)
Japan
total: 27,311 km (2015)
standard gauge: 4,800 km 1.435-m gauge (4,800 km electrified) (2015)
narrow gauge: 124 km 1.372-m gauge (124 km electrified) (2015)
dual gauge: 132 km 1.435-1.067-m gauge (132 km electrified) (2015)
22,207 km 1.067-m gauge (15,430 km electrified)
48 km 0.762-m gauge (48 km electrified)
Jordan
total: 509 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 509 km 1.050-m gauge (2014)
Kazakhstan
total: 16,614 km (2017)
broad gauge: 16,614 km 1.520-m gauge (4,200 km electrified) (2017)
Kenya
total: 3,819 km (2018)
standard gauge: 485 km 1.435-m gauge (2018)
narrow gauge: 3,334 km 1.000-m gauge (2018)
Korea, North
total: 7,435 km (2014)
standard gauge: 7,435 km 1.435-m gauge (5,400 km electrified) (2014)

note: figures are approximate; some narrow-gauge railway also exists

Korea, South
total: 3,979 km (2016)
standard gauge: 3,979 km 1.435-m gauge (2,727 km electrified) (2016)
Kosovo
total: 333 km (2015)
standard gauge: 333 km 1.435-m gauge (2015)
Kyrgyzstan
total: 424 km (2018)
broad gauge: 424 km 1.520-m gauge (2018)
Latvia
total: 1,860 km (2018)
narrow gauge: 34 km 0.750-m gauge (2018)
broad gauge: 1,826 km 1.520-m gauge (2018)
Lebanon
total: 401 km (2017)
standard gauge: 319 km 1.435-m gauge (2017)
narrow gauge: 82 km 1.050-m gauge (2017)

note: rail system is still unusable due to damage sustained from fighting in the 1980s and in 2006

Liberia
total: 429 km (2008)
standard gauge: 345 km 1.435-m gauge (2008)
narrow gauge: 84 km 1.067-m gauge (2008)

note: most sections of the railways inoperable due to damage sustained during the civil wars from 1980 to 2003, but many are being rebuilt

Liechtenstein
total: 9 km (2018)
standard gauge: 9 km 1.435-m gauge (electrified) (2018)

note: belongs to the Austrian Railway System connecting Austria and Switzerland

Lithuania
total: 1,768 km (2014)
standard gauge: 22 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
broad gauge: 1,746 km 1.520-m gauge (122 km electrified) (2014)
Luxembourg
total: 275 km (2014)
standard gauge: 275 km 1.435-m gauge (275 km electrified) (2014)
Macedonia
total: 925 km (2017)
standard gauge: 925 km 1.435-m gauge (313 km electrified) (2017)
Madagascar
total: 836 km (2018)
narrow gauge: 836 km 1.000-m gauge (2018)
Malawi
total: 767 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 767 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
Malaysia
total: 1,851 km (2014)
standard gauge: 59 km 1.435-m gauge (59 km electrified) (2014)
narrow gauge: 1,792 km 1.000-m gauge (339 km electrified) (2014)
Mali
total: 593 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 593 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
Mauritania
total: 728 km (2014)
standard gauge: 728 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Mexico
total: 20,825 km (2017)
standard gauge: 20,825 km 1.435-m gauge (27 km electrified) (2017)
Moldova
total: 1,171 km (2014)
standard gauge: 14 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
broad gauge: 1,157 km 1.520-m gauge (2014)
Monaco
note: Monaco has a single railway station but does not operate its own train service;  the French operator SNCF operates rail services in Monaco
Mongolia
total: 1,815 km (2017)
broad gauge: 1,815 km 1.520-m gauge (2017)

note: national operator Ulaanbaatar Railway is jointly owned by the Mongolian Government and by the Russian State Railway

Montenegro
total: 250 km (2017)
standard gauge: 250 km 1.435-m gauge (224 km electrified) (2017)
Morocco
total: 2,067 km (2014)
standard gauge: 2,067 km 1.435-m gauge (1,022 km electrified) (2014)
Mozambique
total: 4,787 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 4,787 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
Namibia
total: 2,628 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 2,628 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
Nepal
total: 59 km (2018)
narrow gauge: 59 km 0.762-m gauge (2018)
Netherlands
total: 3,058 km (2016)
standard gauge: 3,058 km 1.435-m gauge (2,314 km electrified) (2016)
New Zealand
total: 4,128 km (2018)
narrow gauge: 4,128 km 1.067-m gauge (506 km electrified) (2018)
Nigeria
total: 3,798 km (2014)
standard gauge: 293 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
narrow gauge: 3,505 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
note: as of the end of 2018, there were only six operational locomotives in Nigeria primarily used for passenger service; the majority of the rail lines are in a severe state of disrepair and need to be replaced
Norway
total: 4,200 km (2019)
standard gauge: 4,200 km 1.435-m gauge (2,480 km electrified) (2019)
Oman
Pakistan
total: 11,881 km (2019)
narrow gauge: 389 km 1.000-m gauge (2019)
broad gauge: 11,492 km 1.676-m gauge (293 km electrified) (2019)
Panama
total: 77 km (2014)
standard gauge: 77 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Paraguay
total: 30 km (2014)
standard gauge: 30 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Peru
total: 1,854 km (2014)
standard gauge: 1,730.4 km 1.435-m gauge (34 km electrified) (2014)
narrow gauge: 124 km 0.914-m gauge (2014)
Philippines
total: 77 km (2017)
standard gauge: 49 km 1.435-m gauge (2017)
narrow gauge: 28 km 1.067-m gauge (2017)
Poland
total: 19,231 km (2016)
standard gauge: 18,836 km 1.435-m gauge (11,874 km electrified) (2016)
broad gauge: 395 km 1.524-m gauge (2016)
Portugal
total: 3,075 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 108.1 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
broad gauge: 2,439 km 1.668-m gauge (1,633.4 km electrified) (2014)
other: 528 km (gauge unspecified) (2014)
Romania
total: 11,268 km (2014)
standard gauge: 10,781 km 1.435-m gauge (3,292 km electrified) (2014)
narrow gauge: 427 km 0.760-m gauge (2014)
broad gauge: 60 km 1.524-m gauge (2014)
Russia
total: 87,157 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 957 km 1.067-m gauge (on Sakhalin Island) (2014)
broad gauge: 86,200 km 1.520-m gauge (40,300 km electrified) (2014)

note: an additional 30,000 km of non-common carrier lines serve industries

Saint Kitts and Nevis
total: 50 km (2008)
narrow gauge: 50 km 0.762-m gauge on Saint Kitts for tourists (2008)
Saudi Arabia
total: 5,410 km (2016)
standard gauge: 5,410 km 1.435-m gauge (with branch lines and sidings) (2016)
Senegal
total: 906 km (713 km operational in 2017) (2017)
narrow gauge: 906 km 1.000-m gauge (2017)
Serbia
total: 3,809 km (2015)
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)
Slovakia
total: 3,580 km (2016)
standard gauge: 3,435 km 1.435-m gauge (1,587 km electrified) (2016)
narrow gauge: 46 km 1.000-m or 0.750-m gauge (2016)
broad gauge: 99 km 1.520-m gauge (2016)
Slovenia
total: 1,229 km (2014)
standard gauge: 1,229 km 1.435-m gauge (503 km electrified) (2014)
South Africa
total: 20,986 km (2014)
standard gauge: 80 km 1.435-m gauge (80 km electrified) (2014)
narrow gauge: 19,756 km 1.065-m gauge (8,271 km electrified) (2014)
other: 1,150 km (passenger rail, gauge unspecified, 1,115.5 km electrified) (2014)
South Sudan
total: 248 km (2018)

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, but is not currently operational

Spain
total: 15,333 km (9,699 km electrified) (2017)
standard gauge: 2,571 km 1.435-m gauge (2,571 km electrified) (2017)
narrow gauge: 1,207 km 1.000-m gauge (400 km electrified) (2017)
broad gauge: 11,333 km 1.668-m gauge (6,538 km electrified) (2017)

mixed gauge: 190 km 1.668-m and 1.435m gage (190.1 km electrified); 28 km 0.914-m gauge (28 km electrified); 4 km 0.600-m gauge

Sri Lanka
total: 1,562 km (2016)
broad gauge: 1,562 km 1.676-m gauge (2016)
Sudan
total: 7,251 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 5,851 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
1,400 km 0.600-m gauge for cotton plantations
Swaziland
total: 301 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 301 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
Sweden
total: 14,127 km (2016)
standard gauge: 14,062 km 1.435-m gauge (12,322 km electrified) (2016)
narrow gauge: 65 km 0.891-m gauge (65 km electrified) (2016)
Switzerland
total: 5,690 km (includes 19 km in neighboring countries) (2015)
standard gauge: 3,836 km 1.435-m gauge (3,634 km electrified) (2015)
narrow gauge: 1,630 km 1.200-m gauge (2 km electrified) (includes 19 km in neighboring countries) (2015)
1188 km 1.000-m gauge (1,167.3 km electrified)
36 km 0.800-m gauge (36.4 km electrified)
Syria
total: 2,052 km (2014)
standard gauge: 1,801 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
narrow gauge: 251 km 1.050-m gauge (2014)
Taiwan
total: 1,613 km (2018)
standard gauge: 345 km 1.435-m gauge (345 km electrified) (2018)
narrow gauge: 1,118.1 km 1.067-m gauge (793.9 km electrified) (2018)
150 0.762-m gauge

note: the 0.762-gauge track belongs to three entities: the Forestry Bureau, Taiwan Cement, and TaiPower

Tajikistan
total: 680 km (2014)
broad gauge: 680 km 1.520-m gauge (2014)
Tanzania
total: 4,567 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 1,860 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
2707 km 1.000-m gauge
Thailand
total: 4,127 km (2017)
standard gauge: 84 km 1.435-m gauge (84 km electrified) (2017)
narrow gauge: 4,043 km 1.000-m gauge (2017)
Togo
total: 568 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 568 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
Tunisia
total: 2,173 km (1,991 in use) (2014)
standard gauge: 471 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
narrow gauge: 1,694 km 1.000-m gauge (65 km electrified) (2014)
dual gauge: 8 km 1.435-1.000-m gauge (2014)
Turkey
total: 12,710 km (2018)
standard gauge: 11,497 km 1.435-m gauge (1.435 km high speed train) (2018)
Turkmenistan
total: 5,113 km (2017)
broad gauge: 5,113 km 1.520-m gauge (2017)
Uganda
total: 1,244 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 1,244 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
Ukraine
total: 21,733 km (2014)
standard gauge: 49 km 1.435-m gauge (49 km electrified) (2014)
broad gauge: 21,684 km 1.524-m gauge (9,250 km electrified) (2014)
United Kingdom
total: 16,837 km (2015)
standard gauge: 16,534 km 1.435-m gauge (5,357 km electrified) (2015)
broad gauge: 303 km 1.600-m gauge (in Northern Ireland) (2015)
United States
total: 293,564 km (2014)
standard gauge: 293,564.2 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
Uruguay
total: 1,673 km (operational; government claims overall length is 2,961 km) (2016)
standard gauge: 1,673 km 1.435-m gauge (2016)
Uzbekistan
total: 4,642 km (2018)
broad gauge: 4,642 km 1.520-m gauge (1,684 km electrified) (2018)
Venezuela
total: 447 km (2014)
standard gauge: 447 km 1.435-m gauge (41.4 km electrified) (2014)
Vietnam
total: 2,600 km (2014)
standard gauge: 178 km 1.435-m gauge; 253 km mixed gauge (2014)
narrow gauge: 2,169 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
World
total: 1,148,186 km (2013)
Zambia
total: 3,126 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 3,126 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)

note: includes 1,860 km of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA)

Zimbabwe
total: 3,427 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 3,427 km 1.067-m gauge (313 km electrified) (2014)

Source: CIA Factbook