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    Lebanon's Traffic Congestion Sparks Calls to Revive Railway Systemi
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    February 18, 2016 5:24 AM
    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.

    Lebanon's Traffic Congestion Sparks Calls to Revive Railway System

    Published February 18, 2016

    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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    by: john juma otieno from: nairobi
    February 18, 2016 3:57 AM
    This situation is replicated in most countries more or so in Africa. people have neglected the system yet to me it is more efficient