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total: 1,683 km in common carrier service; does not include industrial lines
broad gauge: 1,583 km of 1,520 mm (4 ft 11+56 in) gauge (1993)
narrow gauge: 100 km of 610 mm (2 ft)  gauge.

City with metro system: Tbilisi (see Tbilisi Metro).

  • In April 2005, an agreement was signed to build a railway from Turkey through Georgia to Azerbaijan (see Kars Baku Tbilisi railway line) probably using 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in) (Standard gauge) supposedly so that it can eventually link with China. One Georgian border station is Akhalkalaki.
  • In August 2007, Georgia handed over the management rights of the state-owned Georgian Railway company to the U.K.-based company Parkfield Investment for 89 years.[1]

Railway links with adjacent countries


Towns served by rail


National roads of Georgia

The road network in Georgia consists of 1,474 kilometers of main or international highways that are considered to be in good condition and some 18,821 kilometers of secondary and local roads that are, generally, in poor condition.[2] Only 7,854 km out of over 20,000 km of Georgian roads are paved.[3]

See also: Georgian Military Road


Crude oil 370 km; refined products 300 km; natural gas 440 km (1992)

Black Sea Ports and harbors

Batumi, P'ot'i, Sukhumi, Kulevi Oil Terminal

Merchant marine

total: 17 ships (with a volume of 1,000 gross register tons (GRT) or over) totaling 103,080 GRT/158,803 metric tons deadweight (DWT)
ships by type: cargo ship 10, chemical tanker 1, petroleum tanker 6 (1999 est.)


28 (1994 est.) In February 2007 new, brand modern and full equipped international Airport has been inaugurated in Tbilisi.

Airports - with paved runways

total: 14
over 3,047 m: 1
2,438 to 3,047 m: 7
1,524 to 2,437 m: 4
914 to 1,523 m: 1
under 914 m: 1 (1994 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways

total: 14
over 3,047 m: 1
2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
914 to 1,523 m: 5
under 914 m: 6 (1994 est.)


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