Transport in Suriname
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- Railways, total: 166 km single track.
- standard gauge: 80 km 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in) gauge in West-Suriname, but not in use. This stretch was constructed as part of the West Suriname Plan.
- narrow gauge: 86 km 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 in) gauge from Onverdacht to Brownsberg, currently not in use but a plan has been announced to reopen the line between Onverwacht and Paramaribo Central Station. The completion date for phase one is hoped to be 2016 and the intention is for the line to be extended onto Paramaribo Adolf Pengel Airport.
See also: East-West Link (Suriname)
- total: 4,304 km
- paved: 1,130 km
- unpaved: 3,174 km (2003)
- Guyana - Yes, ferry from Nieuw-Nickerie to Corriverton.
- Brazil - None.
- French Guiana - Yes, ferry from Albina to Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni.
1,200 km; most important means of transport; oceangoing vessels with drafts ranging up to 7 m can navigate many of the principal waterways.
Ports and harbours
- total: 3 ships (1,000 gross register tons (GRT) or over) totaling 3,432 GRT/4,525 tonnes deadweight (DWT)
- ships by type: (1999 est.)
- 55 (2013)
- total: 6
- over 3,047 m: 1
- under 914 m: 5 (2013)
- total: 49
- 914 to 1,523 m: 4
- under 914 m: 45 (2013)
- cia.gov, CIA World Factbook,7 January 2014