Total Track Length/Gauge-wise Route Kms Tables

Data taken from the book "Indian Railways Year Book 2002-2003" published by the Railway Board.

Network Growth Table
Year Total Route Kms Running Tracks Kms Total Track Kms(*)
Electrified Total Electrified Total Electrified Total
1950-51 388 53,596 937 59,315 1,253 77,609
1960-61 748 56,247 1,752 63,602 2,259 83,706
1970-71 3,706 59,790 7,447 71,669 9,586 98,546
1980-81 5,345 61,240 10,474 75,860 13,448 104,480
1990-91 9,968 62,367 18,954 78,607 23,305 108,858
1998-99 13,765 62,809 25,773 81,512 34,110 108,413
1999-00 14,261 62,759 26,809 81,252 35,120 107,969
2000-01 14,856 63,028 27,937 81,865 36,950 108,706
2001-02 15,994 63,140 29,567 82,354 39,030 109,227
2002-03 16,272 63,122 29,974 82,492 39,358 109,221

* includes track in stations, yards, sidings etc.



The following data shows the route kms of railway lines by various gauges at the end of 2002-03.

Route Length - By Gauge (as on 31/03/2003)
Gauge Single Line Double/Multiple Line Grand Total
Electrified Non - Electrified Total Electrified Non-Electrified Total Electrified
Broad(1676mm) 3,743 25,741 29,484 12,369 3,769 16,138 45,622
Metre(1000mm) 104 14,180 14,284 56 24 80 14,364
Narrow(762mm/610mm) - 3,136 3,136 - - - 3,136
Total 3,847 43,057 46,904 12,425 3,793 16,218 63,122

Note: All figures in kilometres.

Data taken from information published by the Railway Board.
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