TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
Railroads: 7,769 kilometers total in 1986, of
7,513 kilometers standard gauge, 221 narrow gauge, and 35
kilometers broad gauge; 1,128 kilometers double-tracked
Roads: 140,163 kilometers total in 1986, of
29,796 kilometers concrete, asphalt, and stone block.
Inland Waterways: 1,622 kilometers in 1986.
Pipelines: 1,204 kilometers in 1986 for crude
kilometers in 1986 for refined products; and 3,800
1986 for natural gas.
Ports: Budapest's Csepel the principal port;
Airports: Eighty total in 1986, with ten having
permanent surface runways. Budapest's Ferihegy the
airport and only international airport.
Telecommunications: 770,200 telephones in 1986,
about 145 per 1,000 persons. Severe shortage of telephone
Data as of September 1989