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    India Transportation - 2004
    https://immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/india/india_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 63,518 km (15,009 km electrified)
      broad gauge: 45,142 km 1.676-m gauge
      narrow gauge: 15,013 km 1.000-m gauge; 3,363 km 0.762-m gauge and 0.610-m gauge (2002)

      Highways:
      total: 3,319,644 km
      paved: 1,517,077 km
      unpaved: 1,802,567 km (1999 est.)

      Waterways:
      16,180 km
      note: 3,631 km navigable by large vessels

      Pipelines:
      gas 5,798 km; liquid petroleum gas 1,195 km; oil 5,613 km; refined products 5,567 km (2003)

      Ports and harbors:
      Chennai (Madras), Cochin, Jawaharal Nehru, Kandla, Kolkata (Calcutta), Mumbai (Bombay), Vishakhapatnam

      Merchant marine:
      total: 306 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 6,555,507 GRT/11,069,791 DWT
      by type: bulk 90, cargo 77, chemical tanker 14, combination bulk 1, combination ore/oil 2, container 10, liquefied gas 10, passenger/cargo 5, petroleum tanker 93, roll on/roll off 1, short-sea/passenger 2, specialized tanker 1
      registered in other countries: 63 (2003 est.)
      foreign-owned: China 2, Portugal 1

      Airports:
      333 (2003 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 234
      over 3,047 m: 14
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 47
      914 to 1,523 m: 74
      under 914 m: 21 (2003 est.)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 78

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 99
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 3
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 9
      under 914 m: 45 (2003 est.)
      914 to 1,523 m: 42

      Heliports:
      20 (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding India on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of India Transportation 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about India Transportation 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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