Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Content: Data Compiled By NBER By Successive Subtraction Of Total Mileage. Industrial And Local Railroads (Including Parisian Underground Railways) Are Excluded, Also Territory Occupied By Foreign Countries In 1914-18. Adjustment Made For Transfer Of Alsace-Lorraine To Germany In 1870 And Back To Operation By France In 1921. Source: 1840-1913: Ministere Des Travaux Publics, "Statistique Des Chemins De Fer, " 1913 Issue, Pp.3-6; 1921-34: Op.Cit., Annual Issues, Section Heading: Interet General, Ouvertes A L'Exploitation; 1914-20: Statistique Generale De La France, "Annuaire Statistique, " 1932, Pp.79F.
This NBER data series a02086 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: a02086
National Bureau of Economic Research, Increases in Railroad Mileage Operated, Main Systems for France [A02086FRA364NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/A02086FRA364NNBR, December 12, 2019.