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    Jamaica Transportation - 2005
    https://allcountries.org/wfb2005/jamaica/jamaica_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 272 km
      standard gauge: 272 km 1.435-m gauge
      note: 207 of these km belonging to the Jamaica Railway Corporation had been in common carrier service until 1992 but are no longer operational; 57 km of the remaining track is privately owned and used by ALCAN to transport bauxite (2003)

      Highways:
      total: 18,700 km
      paved: 13,109 km
      unpaved: 5,591 km (1999 est.)

      Ports and harbors:
      Kingston, Port Esquivel, Port Kaiser, Port Rhoades, Rocky Point

      Merchant marine:
      total: 9 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 74,881 GRT/100,682 DWT
      by type: bulk carrier 5, petroleum tanker 1, roll on/roll off 3
      foreign-owned: 8 (Germany 2, Greece 5, UAE 1) (2005)

      Airports:
      35 (2004 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 11
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
      914 to 1,523 m: 4
      under 914 m: 5 (2004 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 24
      914 to 1,523 m: 2
      under 914 m: 22 (2004 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Jamaica on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Jamaica Transportation 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Jamaica Transportation 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.







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