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Railway Coverage by Country

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 4/21/2014

Railways prove critical to mobilization, industry and tactical flexibility.

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In terms of warfare, Railway Coverage allows for tactical flexibility and serves wartime industry as well as mobilization. Railways provide access to vital areas of a given nation and may be used to indicate a developed infrastructure. For the purposes of the GFP final ranking, the more usable roadway coverage the better a country's infrastructure.


The values below are displayed in Kilometers (km).

1
224,792
2
87,157
3
86,000
4
63,974
5
46,552
6
41,981
7
38,445
8
36,966
9
29,640
10
28,538
11
27,182
12
21,658
13
20,255
14
20,192
15
19,428
16
17,166
17
16,454
18
15,333
19
15,293
20
11,633
21
10,785
22
9,469
23
8,699
24
8,442
25
8,057
26
7,791
27
7,082
28
6,399
29
5,978
30
5,919
31
5,537
32
5,242
33
5,083
34
5,042
35
4,876
36
4,787
37
4,169
38
4,152
39
4,128
40
4,071
41
4,007
42
3,973
43
3,689
44
3,652
45
3,645
46
3,622
47
3,505
48
3,427
49
3,381
50
3,379
51
3,319
52
3,233
53
3,013
54
2,918
55
2,764
56
2,757
57
2,722
58
2,667
59
2,632
60
2,622
61
2,548
62
2,272
63
2,165
64
2,157
65
2,067
66
2,066
67
2,052
68
1,908
69
1,907
70
1,849
71
1,767
72
1,641
73
1,612
74
1,580
75
1,449
76
1,378
77
1,245
78
1,244
79
1,228
80
1,196
81
995
82
975
83
965
84
947
85
874
86
854
87
806
88
690
89
681
90
507
91
401
92
236
93
76
94
59
95
36
96
0
97
0
98
0
99
0
100
0
101
0
102
0
103
0
104
0
105
0
106
0

Partial Sources: CIA.gov, CIA World Factbook, wikipedia.com, public domain print and media sources and user contributions. Some values may be estimated when official sources are lacking.

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