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    United Kingdom Transportation 2001

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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 16,878 km
      broad gauge: 342 km 1.600-m gauge (190 km double track); note - all 1.600-m gauge track, of which 342 km is in common carrier use, and is in Northern Ireland
      standard gauge: 16,536 km 1.435-m gauge (4,928 km electrified; 12,591 km double or multiple track) (1996)

      Highways:
      total: 371,603 km
      paved: 371,603 km (including 3,303 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 0 km (1998 est.)

      Waterways: 3,200 km

      Pipelines: crude oil (almost all insignificant) 933 km; petroleum products 2,993 km; natural gas 12,800 km

      Ports and harbors: Aberdeen, Belfast, Bristol, Cardiff, Dover, Falmouth, Felixstowe, Glasgow, Grangemouth, Hull, Leith, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Peterhead, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Scapa Flow, Southampton, Sullom Voe, Tees, Tyne

      Merchant marine:
      total: 200 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 3,934,776 GRT/3,760,240 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 4, cargo 31, chemical tanker 11, combination ore/oil 1, container 47, liquefied gas 3, passenger 14, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 52, refrigerated cargo 4, roll on/roll off 19, short-sea passenger 10, specialized tanker 1, vehicle carrier 2
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Denmark 1 (2000 est.)

      Airports: 489 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 349
      over 3,047 m: 10
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 33
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 162
      914 to 1,523 m: 89
      under 914 m: 55 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 140
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
      914 to 1,523 m: 23
      under 914 m: 116 (2000 est.)

      Heliports: 11 (2000 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom Transportation 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United Kingdom Transportation 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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