Watch: History of Lebanon’s rail transport in under just 4 minutes!

Lebanon’s 

railway

 was 400 km long. It connected Beirut to Damascus and Haifa. Unfortunately, the train stations have been abandoned because of the Lebanese Civil War. The system was built in the 1890s by a French company when Lebanon was under the Ottoman rule. Today, there is nothing left but station buildings and trains in ruins. This 3-minute-video shows the history and the current situation of Lebanon’s railway.


Our team works tirelessly to ensure Lebanese people have a reliable alternative to the politically-backed media outlets with their heavily-funded and dangerous propaganda machines. We've been detained, faced nonstop cyber attacks, censorship, attempted kidnapping, physical intimidation, and frivolous lawsuits draining our resources. Financial support from our readers keeps us fighting on your behalf. If you are financially able, please consider supporting The961's work. Support The961. Make a contribution now.

Watch: History of Lebanon's rail transport in under just 4 minutes!

Share this article with your friends!

Not now
Share via
Don\'t Miss Out!