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Transportation in Hong Kong

Railways:
total: 34 km
standard gauge: 34 km 1.435-m gauge (all electrified) (1996 est.)

Operated by the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation[?] (KCRC[?]).

Metro: Mass Transit Railway (MTR[?]).

There is an extensive system of escalators and moving sidewalks, see conveyor transport.

Also there are double-decker trams.

Highways:
total: 1,831 km
paved: 1,831 km
unpaved: 0 km (1997)

Ports and harbors: Hong Kong

Merchant marine:
total: 271 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 7,942,646 GRT/13,101,275 DWT
ships by type: barge carrier 1, bulk 157, cargo 28, chemical tanker 5, combination bulk 2, container 53, liquified gas 5, multi-functional large load carrier 2, petroleum tanker 14, short-sea passenger 1, vehicle carrier 3 (1999 est.)
note: a flag of convenience registry; includes ships from 13 countries among which are UK 16, South Africa 3, China 9, Japan 6, Bermuda 2, Germany 3, Canada 2, Cyprus 1, Belgium 1, and Norway 1 (1998 est.)

Airports: 3 (1999 est.)

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 3

See also: Hong Kong International Airport


over 3,047 m: 2
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 (1999 est.)

Heliports: 2 (1999 est.)

See also : Hong Kong



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