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Railways: total:  4,095 km

standard gauge:  4,095 km 1.435-m gauge (1,377 km partially electrified since 1992)

note:  during to the 1999 Kosovo conflict, the Serbian rail system suffered significant damage due to bridge destruction; many rail bridges have been rebuilt, but the bridge over the Danube at Novi Sad was still down in early 2000; however, a by-pass is available; Montenegrin rail lines remain intact
Highways: total:  48,603 km

paved:  28,822 km (including 560 km of expressways)

unpaved:  19,781 km (1998 est.)

note:  because of the 1999 Kosovo conflict, many road bridges were destroyed; since the end of the conflict in June 1999, there has been an intensive program to either rebuild bridges or build by-pass routes
Waterways: 587 km

note:  The Danube River, which connects Europe with the Black Sea, runs through Serbia; since early 2000, a pontoon bridge, replacing a destroyed conventional bridge, has obstructed river traffic at Novi Sad; the obstruction can be bypassed by a canal system but inadequate lock size limits the size of vessels which may pass (2001)
Pipelines: crude oil 415 km; petroleum products 130 km; natural gas 2,110 km
Ports and harbors: Bar, Belgrade, Kotor, Novi Sad, Pancevo, Tivat, Zelenika
Merchant marine: total:  1 ship (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 2,437 GRT/400 DWT

ships by type:  short-sea passenger 1 (2000 est.)
Airports: 47 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  19

over 3,047 m:  2

2,438 to 3,047 m:  5

1,524 to 2,437 m:  5

914 to 1,523 m:  3

under 914 m:  4 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  28

1,524 to 2,437 m:  2

914 to 1,523 m:  12

under 914 m:  14 (2000 est.)
Heliports: 2 (2000 est.)

 

Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook








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