Railways

Facts on every country, dependency, and geographic entity in the world

Railways compares the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts.

#Country(KM)
1 United States 224,792
2007
2 Russia 87,157
2006
3 China 86,000
2008
4 India 64,600
2012
5 Canada 46,552
2008
6 Germany 41,981
2008
7 Australia 38,445
2008
8 Argentina 36,966
2008
9 France 29,640
2008
10 Brazil 28,538
2008
11 Japan 27,182
2009
12 Ukraine 21,619
2012
13 Italy 20,255
2008
14 South Africa 20,192
2008
15 Poland 19,428
2007
16 Mexico 17,166
2008
17 United Kingdom 16,454
2008
18 Kazakhstan 15,333
2012
19 Spain 15,293
2008
20 Turkey 12,008
2012
21 Sweden 11,633
2008
22 Romania 10,777
2012
23 Czech Republic 9,469
2008
24 Iran 8,442
2008
25 Cuba 8,203
2011
26 Hungary 8,057
2009
27 Pakistan 7,791
2007
28 Chile 7,082
2008
29 Austria 6,399
2008
30 Sudan 5,978
2008
31 Finland 5,944
2013
32 Belarus 5,537
2008
33 Korea, North 5,242
2009
34 Egypt 5,083
2009
35 Indonesia 5,042
2008
36 Burma 5,031
2008
37 Switzerland 4,876
2008
38 Mozambique 4,787
2008
39 Norway 4,237
2012
40 Uzbekistan 4,230
2012
41 Bulgaria 4,152
2011
42 New Zealand 4,128
2008
43 Thailand 4,071
2008
44 Congo, Democratic Republic of the 4,007
2008
45 Algeria 3,973
2008
46 Serbia 3,809
2010
47 Tanzania 3,689
2008
48 Bolivia 3,652
2010
49 Slovakia 3,622
2008
50 Nigeria 3,505
2008
51 Zimbabwe 3,427
2008
52 Korea, South 3,381
2008
53 Portugal 3,319
2008
54 Ireland 3,237
2008
55 Belgium 3,233
2008
56 Netherlands 3,013
2012
57 Turkmenistan 2,980
2008
58 Zambia 2,922
2013
59 Azerbaijan 2,918
2009
60 Bangladesh 2,835
2008
61 Angola 2,764
2008
62 Croatia 2,722
2011
63 Denmark 2,667
2008
64 Vietnam 2,632
2008
65 Namibia 2,626
2008
66 Greece 2,548
2008
67 Iraq 2,370
2012
68 Latvia 2,239
2008
69 Tunisia 2,165
2011
70 Morocco 2,067
2008
71 Kenya 2,066
2008
72 Syria 2,052
2008
73 Mongolia 1,908
2010
74 Peru 1,907
2012
75 Malaysia 1,849
2010
76 Lithuania 1,767
2011
77 Uruguay 1,641
2010
78 Georgia 1,612
2008
79 Taiwan 1,580
2009
80 Sri Lanka 1,449
2007
81 Saudi Arabia 1,378
2008
82 Cameroon 1,245
2008
83 Uganda 1,244
2008
84 Slovenia 1,228
2007
85 Estonia 1,196
2011
86 Moldova 1,190
2008
87 Guinea 1,185
2008
88 Philippines 995
2010
89 Israel 975
2008
90 Ecuador 965
2008
91 Ghana 947
2008
92 Senegal 906
2008
93 Botswana 888
2008
94 Congo, Republic of the 886
2008
95 Colombia 874
2008
96 Armenia 869
2009
97 Madagascar 854
2008
98 Venezuela 806
2008
99 Malawi 797
2008
100 Mauritania 728
2008
101 Macedonia 699
2012
102 Cambodia 690
2010
103 Ethiopia 681
2015
104 Tajikistan 680
2008
105 Cote d'Ivoire 660
2008
106 Gabon 649
2008
107 Burkina Faso 622
2008
108 Bosnia and Herzegovina 601
2009
109 Fiji 597
2008
110 Mali 593
2008
111 Togo 568
2008
112 Jordan 507
2008
113 Kyrgyzstan 470
2008
114 Benin 438
2008
115 Kosovo 430
2007
116 Liberia 429
2008
117 Lebanon 401
2008
118 Albania 339
2009
119 Guatemala 332
2008
120 Eritrea 306
2008
121 Swaziland 301
2008
122 El Salvador 283
2008
123 Costa Rica 278
2008
124 Luxembourg 275
2008
125 Montenegro 250
2010
126 South Sudan 248
2014
127 Dominican Republic 142
2008
128 Djibouti 100
2008
129 Panama 76
2008
130 Isle of Man 63
2008
131 Nepal 59
2008
132 Saint Kitts and Nevis 50
2008
133 Honduras 44
2012
134 Paraguay 36
2008
135 Christmas Island 18
2010
136 Liechtenstein 9
2008