Transport in Lithuania

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This article provides an overview of the transport infrastructure of Lithuania. For transport in the Soviet Union, see Transport in the Soviet Union.

Railways[edit]

Railway station in Vilnius

There is a total of 1,998 route km of railways, of which:

  • 1,807 km are broad gauge of 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in) – 122 km of which are electrified
  • 169 km are narrow gauge of 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in) – as of 2001
  • 22 km are standard gauge of 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

Rail links with adjacent countries[edit]

Lithuanian road system[edit]

Major highways in Lithuania
Lithuanian highways as a part of the Trans-European Network

(2006):
total: 21,328.09 kilometres (13,252.66 mi)
paved: 12,912.22 km (8,023.28 mi)
unpaved: 8,415.87 km (5,229.38 mi)

Highways[edit]

Motorways most of route[edit]

Roads that are part of Via Baltica[edit]

Interbellum built highways[edit]

A road system[edit]

The A roads (Magistraliniai keliai) total 1,748.84 km (1,086.68 mi).

Museum[edit]

Waterways[edit]

The are 600 kilometres (370 mi) that are perennially navigable.

Pipelines[edit]

In 1992, there were 105 km (65 mi) of crude oil pipelines, and 760 km (470 mi) of natural gas pipelines.

Ports and harbors[edit]

Sea ports[edit]

Klaipėda port

River ports[edit]

Merchant marine[edit]

The merchant marine consists of 47 ships of 1,000 GRT or over, together totaling 279,743 GRT/304,156 tonnes deadweight (DWT).

Ships by type: Cargo 25, Combination bulk 8, Petroleum tanker 2, Railcar carrier 1, Refrigerated cargo 6, Roll on/roll off 2, Short-sea passenger 3.

Note: These totals include some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Denmark 13 (2002 est.)

Airports[edit]

Vilnius International Airport

In Lithuania, there are four international airports:

  • Paved Runways : 9 in total
    • over 3,047 m: 2
    • 1,524 to 2,437 m: 4
    • under 914 m: 3
  • Unpaved runways : 63 in total
    • 2,438 to 3,047 m: 3
    • 914 to 1,523 m: 5
    • under 914 m: 55

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