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Transportation in Denmark

Railways:
total: 2,859 km (508 km privately owned and operated)
standard gauge: 2,859 km 1.435-m gauge (600 km electrified; 760 km double track) (1998)

City with metro system:

  • Copenhagen: an automated driverless system with 19 vehicles, 13 stations and 14 km of track, operated by Serco.

Highways:
total: 71,437 km
paved: 71,437 km (including 843 km of expressways)
unpaved: 0 km (1998 est.)

Waterways: 417 km

Pipelines: crude oil 110 km; petroleum products 578 km; natural gas 700 km

Ports and harbors: Alborg[?], Aarhus, Copenhagen, Esbjerg, Fredericia[?], Grena[?], Køge, Odense, Struer

Merchant marine:
total: 336 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 5,190,227 GRT/6,815,128 DWT
ships by type: bulk 12, cargo 132, chemical tanker 22, container 70, liquified gas 26, livestock carrier 6, petroleum tanker 24, rail car carrier 1, refrigerated cargo 13, roll-on/roll-off 19, short-sea passenger 8, specialized tanker 3 (1999 est.)
note: Denmark has created its own internal register, called the Danish International Ship register (DIS); DIS ships do not have to meet Danish manning regulations, and they amount to a flag of convenience within the Danish register (1998 est.)

Airports: 118 (1999 est.)

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 28
over 3,047 m: 2
2,438 to 3,047 m: 7
1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
914 to 1,523 m: 13
under 914 m: 3 (1999 est.) Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 90
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
914 to 1,523 m: 7
under 914 m: 82 (1999 est.)

See also : Denmark



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