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    Australia Transportation - 2004
    http://www.immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/australia/australia_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 44,015 km (5,290 km electrified)
      broad gauge: 1,957 km 1.600-m gauge
      standard gauge: 27,095 km 1.435-m gauge (2,828 km electrified)
      dual gauge: 213 km dual gauge (2003)
      narrow gauge: 14,957 km 1.067-m gauge (2,462 km electrified)

      Highways:
      total: 811,603 km
      paved: 314,090 km (including 18,619 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 497,513 km (1999 est.)

      Waterways:
      8,368 km (mainly used by small, shallow-draft craft)

      Pipelines:
      condensate 36 km; condensate/gas 243 km; gas 27,321 km; liquid petroleum gas 240 km; oil 4,779 km; oil/gas/water 104 km; water 40 km (2003)

      Ports and harbors:
      Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Devonport (Tasmania), Fremantle, Geelong, Hobart (Tasmania), Launceston (Tasmania), Mackay, Melbourne, Sydney, Townsville

      Merchant marine:
      total: 52 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 1,531,461 GRT/1,999,409 DWT
      foreign-owned: United Kingdom 2, United States 12
      registered in other countries: 60 (2003 est.)
      by type: bulk 20, cargo 5, chemical tanker 3, combination bulk 2, container 3, liquefied gas 4, passenger 2, petroleum tanker 7, roll on/roll off 6

      Airports:
      444 (2003 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 297
      over 3,047 m: 10
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 12
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 129
      914 to 1,523 m: 133
      under 914 m: 13 (2003 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 147
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 17
      914 to 1,523 m: 116
      under 914 m: 14 (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Australia 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 Australia Transportation 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Australia Transportation 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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