Which Country Has the Most Electrified Rail Lines?

Electrified Rail Lines (km) (km), 2016 or latest
Transport | February 26, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 27 countries in 2016, Germany ranked the highest in electrified rail lines with 20,726 km followed by France and Italy. On the other end of the scale was Lithuania with 122 km, Estonia with 132 km and Ireland with 145 km.

Data for more countries are available at Electrified Rail Lines (km) indicator page.

Electrified Rail Lines (km) Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Austria km ... ... ... ... ... ... 3,866 3,763 3,852 3,854 3,852
Bulgaria km 2,785 2,862 2,862 2,869 2,861
Czech Republic km 3,210 3,208 3,217 3,216 3,216
Finland km 3,073 3,172 3,172 3,172 3,256
France km ... 15,453 15,815 16,116 15,858 16,031
Germany km ... ... ... ... ... 20,589 ... ... ... 41,161 ...
Hungary km 2,929 2,982 2,982 2,969 3,014
Italy km ... 11,906 11,925 11,931 11,969 ... ...
Norway km ... ... 2,524 2,516 2,498 2,500 2,470
Poland km 11,916 11,880 11,920 11,868 11,830
Romania km 4,020 4,020 4,020 4,029 4,029
Spain km ... 8,582 8,738 8,786 9,275 9,223
Sweden km 7,965 8,119 8,194 8,214 8,232
Turkey km 2,791 2,789 2,840 2,922 3,330
United Kingdom km 5,371 ... 5,374 5,377 5,381