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  Rank Order - Railways


Countries for which no information is available are not included in this list.
Rank
Country
Railways
(km)
Date of Information
1
World 1,115,205 2003
2
United States 226,605 2004
3
European Union 222,293 2003
4
Russia 87,157 2005
5
China 74,408 2004
6
India 63,230 2005
7
Canada 48,467 2005
8
Australia 47,738 2005
9
Germany 47,201 2005
10
Argentina 31,902 2005
11
Brazil 29,252 2005
12
France 29,085 2005
13
Japan 23,556 2005
14
Poland 23,072 2005
15
Ukraine 22,473 2005
16
South Africa 20,872 2005
17
Italy 19,459 2005
18
Mexico 17,562 2005
19
United Kingdom 17,156 2005
20
Spain 14,873 2005
21
Kazakhstan 13,700 2005
22
Sweden 11,481 2005
23
Romania 11,385 2005
24
Czech Republic 9,572 2005
25
Turkey 8,697 2005
26
Pakistan 8,163 2004
27
Hungary 7,937 2005
28
Iran 7,256 2005
29
Chile 6,585 2005
30
Indonesia 6,458 2005
31
Austria 6,011 2005
32
Sudan 5,978 2005
33
Finland 5,741 2005
34
Belarus 5,512 2005
35
Korea, North 5,214 2005
36
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 5,138 2005
37
Egypt 5,063 2005
38
Switzerland 4,583 2005
39
Bulgaria 4,294 2005
40
Cuba 4,226 2005
41
Serbia 4,135 2005
42
New Zealand 4,128 2005
43
Norway 4,077 2005
44
Thailand 4,071 2005
45
Algeria 3,973 2005
46
Burma 3,955 2005
47
Uzbekistan 3,950 2005
48
Tanzania 3,690 2005
49
Slovakia 3,662 2005
50
Belgium 3,521 2005
51
Bolivia 3,519 2005
52
Nigeria 3,505 2005
53
Korea, South 3,472 2005
54
Peru 3,462 2005
55
Ireland 3,312 2005
56
Colombia 3,304 2005
57
Mozambique 3,123 2005
58
Zimbabwe 3,077 2005
59
Azerbaijan 2,957 2005
60
Portugal 2,850 2005
61
Netherlands 2,808 2005
62
Kenya 2,778 2005
63
Bangladesh 2,768 2005
64
Angola 2,761 2005
65
Croatia 2,726 2005
66
Syria 2,711 2005
67
Denmark 2,673 2005
68
Vietnam 2,600 2005
69
Greece 2,571 2005
70
Taiwan 2,497 2005
71
Turkmenistan 2,440 2005
72
Namibia 2,382 2005
73
Latvia 2,303 2005
74
Iraq 2,200 2005
75
Zambia 2,173 2005
76
Tunisia 2,153 2005
77
Uruguay 2,073 2005
78
Morocco 1,907 2005
79
Malaysia 1,890 2005
80
Mongolia 1,810 2005
81
Lithuania 1,771 2005
82
Georgia 1,612 2005
83
Sri Lanka 1,449 2005
84
Saudi Arabia 1,392 2005
85
Uganda 1,244 2005
86
Slovenia 1,229 2005
87
Moldova 1,138 2005
88
Cameroon 987 2005
89
Ecuador 966 2005
90
Estonia 958 2005
91
Ghana 953 2005
92
Senegal 906 2005
93
Philippines 897 2005
94
Congo, Republic of the 894 2005
95
Botswana 888 2005
96
Guatemala 886 2005
97
Madagascar 854 2005
98
Israel 853 2005
99
Armenia 845 2005
100
Guinea 837 2005
101
Gabon 814 2005
102
Malawi 797 2005
103
Mali 729 2005
104
Honduras 699 2005
105
Macedonia 699 2005
106
Venezuela 682 2005
107
Ethiopia 681 2005
108
Cote d'Ivoire 660 2005
109
Burkina Faso 622 2005
110
Bosnia and Herzegovina 608 2005
111
Cambodia 602 2005
112
Fiji 597 2005
113
Benin 578 2005
114
Togo 568 2005
115
Dominican Republic 517 2005
116
Jordan 505 2005
117
Liberia 490 2005
118
Tajikistan 482 2005
119
Kyrgyzstan 470 2005
120
Albania 447 2005
121
Lebanon 401 2006
122
Panama 355 2005
123
Eritrea 306 2005
124
Swaziland 301 2005
125
El Salvador 283 2005
126
Costa Rica 278 2005
127
Luxembourg 274 2005
128
Jamaica 272 2003
129
Montenegro 250 2005
130
Guyana 187 2001 est.
131
Djibouti 100 2005
132
Puerto Rico 96 2005
133
Isle of Man 65 2006
134
Nepal 59 2005
135
Saint Kitts and Nevis 50 2005
136
Paraguay 36 2005
137
Nicaragua 6 2005

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