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    India Transportation - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/india/india_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways: total: 63,518 km (15,009 km electrified)
      broad gauge: 45,142 km 1.676-m gauge
      narrow gauge: 15,013 km 1.000-m gauge; 3,363 km 0.762-m gauge and 0.610-m gauge (2002)


      Highways: total: 3,319,644 km
      paved: 1,517,077 km
      unpaved: 1,802,567 km (1996)


      Waterways: 16,180 km
      note: 3,631 km navigable by large vessels


      Pipelines: crude oil 3,005 km; petroleum products 2,687 km; natural gas 1,700 km (1995)


      Ports and harbors: Chennai (Madras), Cochin, Jawaharal Nehru, Kandla, Kolkata (Calcutta), Mumbai (Bombay), Vishakhapatnam


      Merchant marine: total: 305 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 5,753,279 GRT/9,621,911 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 100, cargo 82, chemical tanker 15, combination bulk 2, combination ore/oil 2, container 10, liquefied gas 10, passenger/cargo 5, petroleum tanker 75, roll on/roll off 1, short-sea passenger 2, specialized tanker 1
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: China 1, UAE 10, UK 1 (2002 est.)


      Airports: 334 (2002)


      Airports - with paved runways: total: 232
      over 3,047 m: 14
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 47
      914 to 1,523 m: 73
      under 914 m: 20 (2002)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 78


      Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 102
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 3
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 9
      under 914 m: 48 (2002)
      914 to 1,523 m: 42


      Heliports: 19 (2002)


      NOTE: The information regarding India on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about India Transportation 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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