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India


    • Railroads:

        total:
        62,211 km (6,500 km electrified; 12,617 km double track)

        broad gauge:
        34,544 km 1.676-m gauge

        narrow gauge:
        23,599 km 1.000-m gauge; 4,068 km 0.762-m and 0.610-m gauge (1994 est.)

    • Highways:

        total:
        1.97 million km

        paved:
        960,000 km

        unpaved:
        gravel, crushed stone, earth 1.01 million km (1989)

    • Inland waterways:
      16,180 km; 3,631 km navigable by large vessels

    • Pipelines:
      crude oil 3,497 km; petroleum products 1,703 km; natural gas 902 km (1989)

    • Ports:
      Bombay, Calcutta, Cochin, Haldia, Kandla, Madras, Mormugao, New Mangalore, Pondicherry, Port Blair (Andaman Islands), Tuticorin, Vishakhapatnam

    • Merchant marine:

        total:
        299 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 6,288,902 GRT/10,454,178 DWT

        ships by type:
        bulk 114, cargo 78, chemical tanker 9, combination bulk 2, combination ore/oil 5, container 10, liquefied gas tanker 6, oil tanker 68, passenger-cargo 5, roll-on/roll-off cargo 1, short-sea passenger 1

    • Airports:

        total:
        352

        with paved runways over 3,047 m:
        11

        with paved runways 2,438 to 3,047 m:
        48

        with paved runways 1,524 to 2,437 m:
        85

        with paved runways 914 to 1,523 m:
        72

        with paved runways under 914 m:
        81

        with unpaved runways 2,438 to 3,047 m:
        2

        with unpaved runways 1,524 to 2,438 m:
        7

        with unpaved runways 914 to 1,523 m:
        46






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