Switzerland facts: Transportation

Switzerland facts: Transportation

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Facts on transportation in Switzerland.

Airports
Total: 65
Country comparison to the world: 76
Main airports: Basel, Berne, Geneva and Zurich.

Railways
Total: 4,876 km
Country comparison to the world: 37
Standard gauge: 3,846 km; 1.435 m gauge (3,591 km electrified);
Narrow gauge: 1,081 km; 1.000 m gauge (1,013 km electrified); 10 km; 0.800 m gauge (10 km electrified).

Roads
Total: 71,454 km (includes 1,790 km of motorways)
Country comparison to the world: 65

Waterways
Total: 1,299 km. There are 1,227 km of waterways on lakes and rivers for public transport and another 65 km on the River Rhine between Basel-Rheinfelden and Schaffhausen-Bodensee which are used for the transportation of commercial goods.
Country comparison to the world: 57
Port: Basel

 

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