Which Country is the Most Dense with Rail Lines?

Railway Density (km of Road Per 1,000 km2 of Land Area) (km), 2010 or latest
Transport | March 12, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 33 countries in 2010, Belgium ranked the highest in railway density measured by km of road per 1,000 km2 of land area with 211 km followed by Czech Republic and United Kingdom. On the other end of the scale was Kyrgyzstan with 2.00 km, Russia with 5.00 km and Norway with 13.0 km.

Data for more countries are available at Railway Density (km of Road Per 1,000 km2 of Land Area) indicator page.

Railway Density (km of Road Per 1,000 km2 of Land Area) Unit 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Belgium km ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 206 204 199 195 206 ...
Bulgaria km ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 56.0 54.0 54.0 54.0 53.0
Croatia km ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 73.0 73.0 72.0 72.0 73.0
Czech Republic km ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 202 205 201 200 199
Estonia km ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 35.0 40.0 60.0 49.0 47.0
France km ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 89.0 89.0 89.0 90.0 ... ...
Germany km ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 198 198 198 198
Hungary km ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 137 137 102 99.0 99.0
Italy km ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 74.0 76.0 77.0 78.0 79.0
Luxembourg km ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 106 106 106 ...
Poland km ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 124 124 124 124 122
Romania km ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 90.0 89.0 87.0 87.0 87.0
Slovakia km ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 75.0 75.0 75.0 74.0 74.0
Slovenia km ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 108 108 108 108 108
United Kingdom km ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 136 130 128 128 128