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Transportation in Bolivia
total: 3,691 km (single track)
- 3,652 km 1.000-m gauge;
- 39 km 0.760-m gauge (13 km electrified) (1995)
- the eastern and western networks are joined only via Argentina, dues to slow progress on a direct link.
Rail links to adjacent countries
- Argentina - yes - 1000mm
- Brazil - ??
- Chile - ??
- Peru - IRJ of March 2005 reports that bids called to reconstruct Central Trans-Andean Railway .
- Paraguay -??
total: 52,216 km
paved: 2,872 km (including 27 km of expressways)
unpaved: 49,344 km (1995 est.)
Ports and harbors
total: 32 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 116,373 GRT/182,283 DWT
ships by type: bulk 3, cargo 17, chemical tanker 3, container 1, petroleum tanker 6, roll-on/roll-off 2 (1999 est.)
1,109 (1999 est.)
Airports - with paved runways:
over 3,047 m: 4
2,438 to 3,047 m: 3
1,524 to 2,437 m: 4
914 to 1,523 m: 2 (1999 est.)
This article was adapted from the CIA World Factbook 2000.
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