Types of railway track

With regard to the volume of traffic, the economic significance and connecting role of rail transport in a region, railway tracks are divided into main and local tracks. They are also divided by the number of tracks:

  • one-track rails (trains use the same track for both directions)
  • two-track rails (each track is used for train traffic in a certain direction)
slovenian railway network
Type of lines by number of tracks
Type of lineSingle-trackDouble-track
Source: Statistical data SŽ
Kilometres897,7330,9
In percent73,126,9
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