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    Australia Transportation - 2003
    http://www.theodora.com/wfb2003/australia/australia_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways: total: 41,588 km (4,612 km electrified)
      broad gauge: 2,193 km 1.600-m gauge
      narrow gauge: 15,456 km 1.067-m gauge
      dual gauge: 291 km dual gauge (2002)
      standard gauge: 23,648 km 1.435-m gauge


      Highways: total: 913,000 km
      paved: 353,331 km (including 1,363 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 559,669 km (1996)


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


      Pipelines: crude oil 2,500 km; petroleum products 500 km; natural gas 5,600 km


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


      Merchant marine: total: 51 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 1,415,810 GRT/1,806,554 DWT
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: France 2, UK 2, US 14 (2002 est.)
      ships by type: bulk 20, cargo 6, chemical tanker 3, combination bulk 1, container 2, liquefied gas 4, passenger 2, petroleum tanker 7, roll on/roll off 6


      Airports: 444 (2002)


      Airports - with paved runways: total: 294
      over 3,047 m: 10
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 11
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 126
      914 to 1,523 m: 134
      under 914 m: 13 (2002)


      Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 150
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 20
      914 to 1,523 m: 116
      under 914 m: 14 (2002)


      NOTE: The information regarding Australia on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Australia Transportation 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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