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    United Kingdom Transportation - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/united_kingdom/united_kingdom_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Airports:
      471 (2005)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 334
      over 3,047 m: 8
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 33
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 149
      914 to 1,523 m: 85
      under 914 m: 59 (2005)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 137
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
      914 to 1,523 m: 23
      under 914 m: 112 (2005)

      Heliports:
      11 (2005)

      Pipelines:
      condensate 370 km; gas 21,446 km; liquid petroleum gas 59 km; oil 6,420 km; oil/gas/water 63 km; refined products 4,474 km (2004)

      Railways:
      total: 17,274 km
      standard gauge: 16,814 km 1.435-m gauge (5,296 km electrified)
      broad gauge: 460 km 1.600-m gauge (in Northern Ireland) (2004)

      Roadways:
      total: 387,674 km
      paved: 387,674 km (including 3,523 km of expressways) (2004)

      Waterways:
      3,200 km (620 km used for commerce) (2003)

      Merchant marine:
      total: 444 ships (1000 GRT or over) 10,775,537 GRT/11,464,492 DWT
      by type: bulk carrier 20, cargo 64, chemical tanker 45, container 143, liquefied gas 14, passenger 9, passenger/cargo 66, petroleum tanker 31, refrigerated cargo 20, roll on/roll off 26, vehicle carrier 6
      foreign-owned: 208 (Australia 4, Canada 12, Denmark 41, Finland 2, France 3, Germany 63, Greece 7, Ireland 1, Italy 5, Netherlands 2, NZ 1, Norway 40, South Africa 4, Sweden 15, Taiwan 1, Turkey 1, US 6)
      registered in other countries: 365 (Antigua and Barbuda 5, Argentina 4, Australia 2, The Bahamas 68, Barbados 7, Belgium 1, Bermuda 8, Brazil 1, Brunei 8, Canada 1, Cape Verde 1, Cayman Islands 9, China 1, Cyprus 8, Faroe Islands 1, French Southern and Antarctic Lands 1, Georgia 5, Gibraltar 4, Greece 8, Hong Kong 35, India 1, Indonesia 2, Ireland 1, Italy 6, South Korea 2, Liberia 49, Malta 6, Marshall Islands 20, Morocco 1, Netherlands 21, Netherlands Antilles 2, Norway 4, Panama 36, Papua New Guinea 6, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 16, Singapore 10, Slovakia 1, Tonga 1, US 2) (2005)

      Ports and terminals:
      Hound Point, Immingham, Milford Haven, Liverpool, London, Southampton, Sullom Voe, Teesport


      NOTE: The information regarding United Kingdom on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of United Kingdom Transportation 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United Kingdom Transportation 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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