Top Countries by total length of Railways

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Trains are one of the crucial part in transportation, uses to take goods and passenger to other places. A railway varies depending on industries and passenger demand. USA is one of the largest countries and improved in industries, there are hundreds of thousands of small and large scale industries and some of them needs railways to transport their goods and import crude, indeed United States of America has around 224, 792 kilometers of rail track around the country as estimated in 2007. Russia, China and India are in second, third and fourth place respectively. The main purpose of Railways for Passengers and transport heavy goods, there are many types of trains and tracks designed to meet transportation categories. The following Railways mentioned total length of Railways that analyzed officially in the given particular years.

Rank country (km) Date of Information
1 United States 224,792 2007
2 Russia 87,157 2006
3 China 86,000 2008
4 India 63,974 2009
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 21,684 2009
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 Spain 15,293 2008
19 Kazakhstan 15,079 2008
20 Sweden 11,633 2008
21 Romania 10,785 2010
22 Czech Republic 9,469 2008
23 Turkey 8,699 2008
24 Cuba 8,598 2006
25 Iran 8,442 2008
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