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INFRASTRUCTURE


Roads



In 2000 the Spanish road network consisted of 664, 610 km of roadways, 536,432 km of which are inter-city links, 10,443 km of the roadways are of large capacity; that is to say motorways, highways and dual carriageways. For the year 2000 road traffic was represented by 344,492 travelers-km and 263,827 million t-km, accounting for 90.1% and 82.3% of interior traveller and merchandise traffic respectively.

Railways:

In 2000 the Spanish railway system extended for a total length of 14,250 km, 7,738 km of which where electrified. During the last year the Spanish railway system accounted for 5.3% of interior traveller and 3.8% of interior merchandise trafic. A high speed line (AVE) connects Madrid with Seville.

Ports:

In 2001 traffic at 54 state-owned general interest ports amounted to 348.6 million metric tons of cargo and 18.5 million passengers, an increase of 3% and 7.4% respectively, compared to the previous year.

Airports:

There are 42 commercial airports. In 2001 air traffic transported 142.9 million passengers and 583,352 metric tons of merchandise. Spanish airports recorded an increase of 2.8% in passenger traffic and a decrease of 5.6% in cargo traffic in 2001 with regard to the previous year.


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