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This article provides an overview of the transportation infrastructure in the country of Austria.

Railways

total: 6,123 km (3,523 km electrified)

standard gauge: 5,639 km 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in) gauge (3,429 km electrified).

narrow gauge: 507 km (23 km 1,000 mm (3 ft 3+38 in) gauge, 13 km 600 mm (1 ft 11+58 in) gauge, 468 km 760 mm (2 ft 5+1516 in) gauge - 94 km electrified, and 3 km 600 mm (1 ft 11+58 in) gauge).

The national railway system of Austria is the Österreichische Bundesbahnen, or ÖBB.

See also

U-Bahn

S-Bahn

Motorways

Main article: Autobahns of Austria

total: 200,000 km (100% paved, including 1700 km of expressways)

Waterways

358 km, mainly along the Danube

Pipelines

Ports and harbours

All ports access the Danube.

All Austrian ports are via the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal also connected to the port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

Merchant marine

See also: Austrian Lloyd Ship Management and Donaudampfschiffahrtsgesellschaft

Portal:Nautical/Fleet/Austria

Airports

Main article: List of airports in Austria

Austria has 55 airports and two heliport. Most airports in the country have short, unpaved runways. One airport has paved runways longer than 10,000 feet.

Numbers of airports having runways of particular lengths (2008)
Length (meters) Length (feet) Total No. Airports Paved (No. Airports) Unpaved (No. Airports)
over 3,043 over 10,000 1 1 0
2,438 to 3,043 8,000 to 10,000 5 5 0
1,524 to 2,438 5,000 to 8,000 2 1 1
914 to 1,524 3,000 to 5,000 6 3 3
under 914 under 3,000 41 15 26
totals totals 55 25 30

See also: Austrian Airlines and List of airlines of Austria

References

Public Domain This article incorporates public domain material from the CIA World Factbook document: "2000 edition".