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    India Transportation 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 62,462 km (11,793 km electrified; 12,617 km double track)
      broad gauge: 37,824 km 1.676-m gauge
      narrow gauge: 20,653 km 1.000-m gauge; 3,985 km 0.762-m and 0.610-m gauge (1995 est.)

      Highways
      total : 2,009,600 km
      paved: 1,006,810 km
      unpaved: 1,002,790 km (1995 est.)

      Waterways 16,180 km; 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 Calcutta, Chennai (Madras), Cochin, Jawaharal Nehru, Kandla, Mumbai(Bombay), Vishakhapatnam

      Merchant marine
      total : 306 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 6,832,647 GRT/11,376,028 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 132, cargo 59, chemical tanker 8, combination bulk 3, combinationore/oil 3, container 11, liquefied gas tanker 8, oil tanker 75, passenger-cargo5, roll-on/roll-off cargo 1, short-sea passenger 1 (1996 est.)

      Airports 290 (1996 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 249
      over 3,047 m: 12
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 48
      1,524 to 2,437 m : 59
      914 to 1,523 m: 68
      under 914 m: 62 (1996 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 41
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
      914 to 1,523 m: 37 (1996 est.)

      Heliports 15 (1996 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding India on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of India Transportation 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about India Transportation 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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