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    United Kingdom Transportation - 2004
    http://www.immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/united_kingdom/united_kingdom_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 16,893 km
      standard gauge: 16,536 km 1.435-m gauge (4,928 km electrified)
      broad gauge: 357 km 1.600-m gauge (in Northern Ireland) (2002)

      Highways:
      total: 371,913 km
      paved: 371,913 km (including 3,358 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 0 km (1999)

      Waterways:
      3,200 km

      Pipelines:
      condensate 370 km; gas 21,263 km; liquid petroleum gas 59 km; oil 6,420 km; oil/gas/water 63 km; refined products 4,474 km; water 650 km (2003)

      Ports and harbors:
      Aberdeen, Belfast, Bristol, Cardiff, Dover, Falmouth, Felixstowe, Glasgow, Grangemouth, Hull, Leith, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Peterhead, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Ramsgate, Scapa Flow, Southampton, Sullom Voe, Teesport, Tyne

      Merchant marine:
      total: 384 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 9,181,284 GRT/9,566,275 DWT
      by type: bulk 20, cargo 50, chemical tanker 28, combination ore/oil 1, container 130, liquefied gas 23, livestock carrier 1, multi-functional large load carrier 1, passenger 20, petroleum tanker 45, refrigerated cargo 18, roll on/roll off 34, short-sea/passenger 11, specialized tanker 1, vehicle carrier 1
      foreign-owned: Australia 2, Croatia 4, Cyprus 1, Denmark 42, Finland 1, Germany 52, Greece 36, Hong Kong 16, Italy 3, Japan 1, Monaco 13, Nigeria 1, Norway 32, South Africa 2, Sweden 13, Taiwan 7, United
      registered in other countries: 522 (2003 est.)

      Airports:
      471 (2003 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 334
      over 3,047 m: 8
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 33
      914 to 1,523 m: 86
      under 914 m: 57 (2003 est.)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 150

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 137
      2438 to 3047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
      under 914 m: 112 (2003 est.)
      914 to 1,523 m: 23

      Heliports:
      11 (2003 est.)


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

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