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 Rail system total length (km) of national railway
Characteristic Description
Name Rail system total length (km) of national railway by Gauge type, Type of railway and Electric power type; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Rail infra-structure survey
First available period 2000
Last available period 2019
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization
  • Gauge type
  • Type of railway
  • Electric power type
  • GAUGE:  The distance between two rails measured between the inner sides of the top of the rails on a track.
  • ELECTRIFIED LINE:  A line with one or more electrified main tracks. Sections of lines adjacent to stations that are electrified only for shunting and not electrified as far as the next stations are considered to be non-electrified lines.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • RAILWAY NETWORK:  All the railways in a particular area.
  • ELECTRIFIED TRACK:  A track with an aerial contact wire or conductor rail for electric traction.
Measure unit (symbol) Kilometre (km)
Power of 10  0
Last update date 31/07/2020

information presented in 7/8/2020