Transportation in Switzerland

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Transport in Switzerland

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Railways

Main article: Rail transport in Switzerland

(Data 2004, Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications)

See also: SBB-CFF-FFS, List of railway companies#Europe, list of funiculars in Switzerland

Autobahns

  • total: 71'059 km paved (including 1'638 km of expressways) (2002 est.)

See also: Swiss Alps for a list of mountain passes

Amongst two of the most important highways (in German: Autobahn) are the A1, running from St. Margrethen in northeastern Switzerland's canton of St. Gallen through to Geneva in southwestern Switzerland, and the A2, running from Basel in northwestern Switzerland to Chiasso in southern Switzerland's canton of Ticino, on the border with Italy.

List

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Swiss Autobahn network

Note: Portions in italics indicate routes under construction or projection.

See also: European route for their numbers in that road numbering scheme.

See also: Category:Motorways in Switzerland

Waterways

See also: List of lakes of Switzerland

Pipelines

crude oil 314 km; natural gas 1'506 km

Ports and harbors

Basel

Merchant marine

  • total: 29 ships (1'000 GRT or over) 597'049 GRT/1'051'380 DWT
  • note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: UK 6, US 1 (2002 est.)
  • ships by type: bulk 16, cargo 6, chemical tanker 2, container 2, passenger 1, petroleum tanker 1, specialized tanker 1

Airports

See also

External links

fr:Transport en Suisse

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