List of total rapid transit systems statistics by country

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This table is based on Lists of rapid transit systems. Countries can be sorted by total length of rapid transit systems, total number of stations and the year of opening of the earliest system.

Rank Country Total length of
rapid transit
systems (km)
Total number of
stations in rapid
transit systems
Total lines
under
Construction(km)
Total length
by country(km)
The year
first system
was opened
1  China 2255.0 1458 750 3005 1981[note 1]
2  United States[note 2] 1232.4 973 0 1232.4 1897[1]
3  South Korea 1211.8 844 42 1253.8 1974
4  Germany 772.8 654 0 772.8 1902
5  Japan 769.7 678 0 769.7 1927
6  Spain 632.7 693 12 644.7 1919
7  United Kingdom 524.1 390 0 524.1 1863
8  Russia 517.6 332 20.6 538.2 1935
9  France 353.3 484 0 353.3 1900[2]
10  Brazil 307.2 222 0 307.2 1974
11  India 270.4 212 282.7 553.1 1984
12  Turkey 234.1 210 0 234.1 1989
13  Italy 221.8 270 0 221.8 1955
14  Hong Kong 218.2 152 0 218.2 1979
15  Canada 207.7 184 0 207.7 1954
16  Mexico 201.1 195 0 201.1 1969
17  Singapore 199.4 141 0 199.4 1987
18  Iran[3] 171.0 107 410.5 581.5 1999
19  Taiwan 158.3 147 196.3 442.7 1996
20  Chile 145.2 128 0 145.2 1975
21  Ukraine 128.9 97 0 128.9 1960
22  Portugal 115.5 136 0 115.5 1959
23  Sweden 105.7 100 0 105.7 1950
24  Netherlands 111.0 114 0 111.0 1968
25  Greece 83.3 64 33 97 1904
26  Norway 80.0 95 0 80.0 1966
27  Venezuela 75.3 64 0 75.3 1983
28  UAE 74.6 43 117 160 2009
29  Austria 74.2 101 0 74.2 1976
30  Egypt 69.8 58 0 69.8 1987
31  Romania 69.3 51 0 69.3 1979
32  Malaysia 64.6 60 51[4] 115.6 1996
33  Czech Republic 59.3 54 0 59.3 1974
34  Thailand 54.0 51 0 54.0 1999
35  Belgium 50.8 68 0 50.8 1976
36  Argentina 48.4 79 0 48.4 1913
37  Philippines 47.8 44 0 47.8 1984
38  Hungary 38.4[5] 52 0 38.4 1896[6]
39  Uzbekistan 36.2 29 0 36.2 1977
40  Belarus 35.5 28 0 35.5 1984
41  Azerbaijan 34.6 23 0 34.6 1967
42  Colombia 32.0 27 0 32.0 1995
43  Bulgaria 31.5 27 0 31.5 1998
44  Georgia 26.4 22 0 26.4 1966
45  Dominican Republic 24.8 30 0 24.8 2009
46  Poland 23.1 21 0 22.5 1995
47  North Korea 22.5 17 0 22.5 1973
48  Finland 22.1 17 0 22.1 1982
49  Peru 21.5 16 0 21.5 2001
50  Denmark[note 3] 21.0 22 0 21.0 2002
51  Saudi Arabia 18.1 15 206.4 221.4 2010
52   Switzerland 13.7 29 0 13.7 1991
53  Armenia 12.1 10 0 12.1 1981
54  Algeria 9.5 10 0 9.5 2011
55  Kazakhstan 7.6 7 0 7.6 2011

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Trial operation of the first system in Beijing since 1969. Fully operational and open to public since 1981.
  2. ^ Including Puerto Rico
  3. ^ Denmark has a system, the S-trains, which should fulfil the UITP definition of metros as Urban trains on their own tracks, but is often considered a commuter rail system, partly for historical and organisational reasons. It has 170 km of tracks and 85 stations.

another 750km lines under construction in China.

  4.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_metro_systems

References[edit]

The sources for the information are mainly placed in each rapid transit system article. The systems are listed in List of metro systems.