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Transportation in Switzerland

Railways:
total: 4,492 km (1,564 km double track)
standard gauge: 3,317 km 1.435-m gauge (3,288 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 1,165 km 1.000-m gauge (1,165 km electrified); 10 km 0.800-m gauge (1998)

Highways:
total: 71,059 km (including 1,638 km of expressways) (1998 est.)
paved: NA km
unpaved: NA km

Waterways: 65 km; Rhine (Basel to Rheinfelden[?], Schaffhausen to Bodensee); 12 navigable lakes

Pipelines: crude oil 314 km; natural gas 1,506 km

Ports and harbors: Basel

Merchant marine:
total: 23 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 429,998 GRT/771,227 DWT
ships by type: bulk 12, cargo 5, chemical tanker 5, petroleum tanker 1 (1999 est.)

Airports: 67 (1999 est.)

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 42
over 3,047 m: 3
2,438 to 3,047 m: 4
1,524 to 2,437 m: 13
914 to 1,523 m: 7
under 914 m: 15 (1999 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 25
under 914 m: 25 (1999 est.)

See also : Switzerland



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