Which Rail Lines Are the Most Electrified?

Electrified Rail Lines (As % of Total Rail Lines) (%), 2016 or latest
Transport | February 26, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 25 countries in 2016, Luxembourg ranked the highest in electrified rail lines as a share of total rail lines with 95.3% followed by Sweden and Austria. On the other end of the scale was Lithuania with 6.38%, Ireland with 6.83% and Estonia with 10.7%.

Data for more countries are available at Electrified Rail Lines (As % of Total Rail Lines) indicator page.

Electrified Rail Lines (As % of Total Rail Lines) Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Austria % ... ... ... ... ... ... 76.3% 74.9% 77.3% 79.3% 79.2%
Bulgaria % 68.0% 72.5% 70.3% 71.2% 71.1%
Finland % 51.9% 53.4% 53.4% 53.4% 54.8%
France % ... 46.0% 45.7% 53.7% 52.8% 53.4% ... ...
Germany % ... ... ... ... ... 61.1% ... ... ... 123% ...
Hungary % 37.1% 37.7% 37.9% 37.6% 38.2%
Italy % ... 66.1% 70.0% 69.9% 71.4% ... ...
Luxembourg % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 95.3% 95.3% 95.3% 95.3% 95.3%
Netherlands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 75.1% 75.1% 75.1% 75.1% 76.5% ... ...
Norway % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 61.4% 60.6% 60.1% 60.2% 58.5%
Poland % ... 60.5% 60.2% 60.8% 62.6% 62.5%
Portugal % ... ... ... ... ... 52.3% 58.3% 64.2% 64.0% 62.7%
Slovakia % ... 44.0% 43.5% 44.1% 43.7% 43.7%
Sweden % 80.0% 81.1% 82.4% 84.1% 85.0%
Turkey % 29.1% 28.9% 29.5% 30.1% 33.0%