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    United Kingdom Transportation - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/united_kingdom/united_kingdom_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways: total: 16,893 km
      standard gauge: 16,536 km 1.435-m gauge (4,928 km electrified)
      broad gauge: 357 km 1.600-m gauge (in Northern Ireland) (2002)


      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, Teesport, Tyne


      Merchant marine: total: 295 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 6,752,179 GRT/6,963,112 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 14, cargo 43, chemical tanker 19, combination ore/oil 1, container 95, liquefied gas 4, livestock carrier 1, passenger 18, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 50, refrigerated cargo 3, roll on/roll off 37, short-sea passenger 8, specialized tanker 1
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Bermuda 1, Cyprus 1, Denmark 21, Germany 6, Greece 3, Hong Kong 4, Italy 1, Monaco 4, Netherlands 1, Norway 9, Russia 1, South Africa 2, Sweden 11, Taiwan 2, US 5 (2002 est.)


      Airports: 470 (2002)


      Airports - with paved runways: total: 334
      over 3,047 m: 8
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 33
      914 to 1,523 m: 83
      under 914 m: 59 (2002)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 151


      Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 136
      2438 to 3047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
      under 914 m: 112 (2002)
      914 to 1,523 m: 22


      Heliports: 11 (2002)


      NOTE: The information regarding United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom Transportation 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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