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Lebanon's Traffic Congestion Sparks Calls to Revive Railway System


Formerly a crucial, mass transport hub for the MIddle East, Lebanon's once-flourishing rail system is now defunct, with once-busy railway stations used as bars or left to deteriorate. However, some activists are calling for restoring Lebanon's railways as a way to curb traffic congestion and even to help bridge divisions stemming from the country's civil war. Reporter John Owens in Beirut has more in this report.

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