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    Switzerland Transportation 2001

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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 4,492 km (1,564 km double track)
      standard gauge: 3,317 km 1.435-m gauge (3,288 km electrified)
      narrow gauge: 1,165 km 1.000-m gauge (1,165 km electrified); 10 km 0.800-m gauge (1998)

      Highways:
      total: 71,059 km (including 1,638 km of expressways)
      paved: 71,059 km
      unpaved: 0 km (1999)

      Waterways: 65 km
      note: The Rhine carries heavy traffic on the Basel-Rheinfelden and Schaffhausen-Bodensee stretches; there are also 12 navigable lakes

      Pipelines: crude oil 314 km; natural gas 1,506 km

      Ports and harbors: Basel

      Merchant marine:
      total: 24 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 435,966 GRT/780,458 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 12, cargo 6, chemical tanker 5, petroleum tanker 1
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: UK 1 (2000 est.)

      Airports: 67 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 42
      over 3,047 m: 3
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 4
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 13
      914 to 1,523 m: 7
      under 914 m: 15 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 25
      under 914 m: 25 (2000 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Switzerland on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Switzerland Transportation 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Switzerland Transportation 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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