Transport in Suriname - Railways


  • 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, not in use.

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