Total route rail lines


The United States of America is the top country by length of rail lines in the world. As of 2021, length of rail lines in the United States of America was 148,553.3 km that accounts for 18.90% of the world's length of rail lines. The top 5 countries (others are China, Russian Federation, India, and Canada) account for 58.53% of it. The world's total length of rail lines was estimated at 786,129.6 km in 2021.

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What is length of rail lines?

Rail lines are the length of railway route available for train service, irrespective of the number of parallel tracks.