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English: Shows the gauge which is currently most used in each country (main colour), with other significant gauges used depicted as small squares on top of the main colour. Grey indicates no railways.
   597 mm, 600 mm, 603 mm, 610 mm (Two foot)
   750 mm, 760 mm Bosnian, 762 mm (Two foot six inch), 800 mm
   891 mm Swedish, 900 mm, 914 mm (Three foot)
   1000 mm (Metre)
   1067 mm (Three foot six inch)
   1372 mm (Four foot six inch)
   1435 mm Standard
   1520 mm Russian standard
   1524 mm Old Russian standard (Five foot)
   1600 mm (Five foot three inch)
   1668 mm Iberian
   1676 mm (Five foot six inch)
   1829 mm (Six foot), 2140 mm Brunel
Français : Montre l'écartement le plus utilisé dans chaque pays (couleur principale), les autres écartements significatifs sont illustrés par des petits carrés superposés sur la couleur principale. Le gris indique l'absence de chemins de fer.
中文: 图中各国的主色表示该国最通用的铁路轨距,小色块代表其他重要的轨距,灰色则为尚无铁路的国家。
Source Made using the list on CIA Factbook railways and Seabhcan's railmap. Uses BlankMap-World.svg
Author selfmade
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current00:34, 9 January 2020Thumbnail for version as of 00:34, 9 January 20202,754 × 1,398 (1.11 MB)EpicgeniusRevert to previous version - for some reason it eliminates the US and most minor countries
12:18, 3 January 2020Thumbnail for version as of 12:18, 3 January 20202,754 × 1,398 (899 KB)KashmiriCleanup (rem xa xo xq xt)
14:22, 28 November 2019Thumbnail for version as of 14:22, 28 November 20192,754 × 1,398 (1.11 MB)モハメッド一二三Categorised the United Arab Emirates and Qatar as using standard 1,435mm gauge which the Doha Metro and Dubai Metro both use.
21:57, 1 September 2019Thumbnail for version as of 21:57, 1 September 20192,754 × 1,398 (1.06 MB)Akeosnhaoeadded Hong Kong
16:18, 6 April 2019Thumbnail for version as of 16:18, 6 April 20192,754 × 1,398 (1.06 MB)Newfraferz87Test with new template & disgarbage; now text-editable. Still need to match Kashmir & HK
18:20, 3 April 2019Thumbnail for version as of 18:20, 3 April 2019940 × 477 (1.18 MB)RaviCNepal - broad gauge conversion, HK has a separate rail system operated by MTR
15:59, 16 October 2018Thumbnail for version as of 15:59, 16 October 2018940 × 477 (1.18 MB)RaviCAdded standard gauge for India as the gauge for most metro systems and the Kolkata tram. Also fixed rendering issues.
15:00, 19 July 2017Thumbnail for version as of 15:00, 19 July 2017940 × 477 (1.18 MB)VaravourSince 2016 the Ethio-Djibouti railway has been replaced with a standard gauge railway. A standard gauge railway has also opened in Kenya.
13:17, 18 April 2017Thumbnail for version as of 13:17, 18 April 2017940 × 477 (1.17 MB)Giorgi Balakhadzeupdate Sudan border
13:03, 22 September 2016Thumbnail for version as of 13:03, 22 September 2016940 × 477 (1.15 MB)InsiderSakhalin + Lithuania
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