Track gauges around the world

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Different rail gauges are in use around the world. The rail systems of most countries predominantly use one gauge or another as a national standard, in some cases due to a legal mandate.

Gauge Name Installation (km) Installation (miles) Usage
1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) Metre gauge 95,000 59,000
1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) Three foot six inch gauge 112,000 70,000
1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) Standard gauge 720,000 450,000 Alstin, Caphiria, Cartadania, Diamavya, Nolis, Orenstia, Urcea, Yonderre, Pelaxia
1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in) Five foot and 1520 mm gauge 220,000 140,000
1,524 mm (5 ft) Meridian Gauge/Northern Standard 102,023 63,394 Meridia (KR), Fhainnaeran
1,600 mm (5 ft 3 in) Five foot three inch gauge 9,800 6,100 Kiravian Federacy (except Meridia)
1,668 mm (5 ft 5 2132 in) Pelaxian gauge 15,394 9,565 Pelaxia
1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) Five foot six inch gauge 134,008 83,269