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    Russia Transportation - 2004
    http://www.immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/russia/russia_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 87,157 km
      broad gauge: 86,200 km 1.520-m gauge (40,300 km electrified)
      note: an additional 30,000 km of non-common carrier lines serve industries (2002)
      narrow gauge: 957 km 1.067-m gauge (on Sakhalin Island)

      Highways:
      total: 532,393 km
      paved: 358,833 km
      unpaved: 173,560 km (2000)

      Waterways:
      95,900 km (total routes in general use)
      note: routes with navigation guides serving the Russian River Fleet - 95,900 km; routes with night navigational aids - 60,400 km; man-made navigable routes - 16,900 km (January 1994)

      Pipelines:
      gas 135,771 km; oil 70,833 km; refined products 11,536 km; water 23 km (2003)

      Ports and harbors:
      Aleksandrovsk-Sakhalinskiy, Arkhangel'sk, Astrakhan', De-Kastri, Indigirskiy, Kaliningrad, Kandalaksha, Kazan', Khabarovsk, Kholmsk, Krasnoyarsk, Lazarev, Mago, Mezen', Moscow, Murmansk, Nakhodka, Nevel'sk, Novorossiysk, Onega, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Rostov, Shakhtersk, Saint Petersburg, Sochi, Taganrog, Tuapse, Uglegorsk, Vanino, Vladivostok, Volgograd, Vostochnyy, Vyborg

      Merchant marine:
      total: 958 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 4,521,472 GRT/5,505,118 DWT
      by type: barge carrier 1, bulk 20, cargo 562, chemical tanker 13, combination bulk 21, combination ore/oil 36, container 28, multi-functional large load carrier 2, passenger 35, passenger/cargo 4, petroleum tanker 179, rail car carrier 1, refrigerated cargo 27, roll on/roll off 21, short-sea/passenger 6, specialized tanker 2
      foreign-owned: Belize 2, Cambodia 2, Cyprus 9, Denmark 1, Estonia 3, Germany 1, Greece 3, Hong Kong 1, South Korea 1, Latvia 2, Lithuania 3, Malta 2, Moldova 3, Netherlands 2, Panama 2, Switzerland 4, Turkey 18, Turkmenistan 2, Ukraine 7, United Kingdom 3, United States 4
      registered in other countries: 350 (2003 est.)

      Airports:
      2,609 (2003 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 585
      over 3,047 m: 56
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 201
      914 to 1,523 m: 100
      under 914 m: 106 (2003 est.)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 122

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 2,024
      under 914 m: 1,590 (2003 est.)
      over 3,047 m: 19
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 34
      914 to 1,523 m: 261
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 120

      Heliports:
      36 (2003 est.)


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

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