Hejaz Railway Station

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Hejaz Railway Station
محطة الحجاز
Damascus-Hejaz station.jpg
Coordinates 33°30′40″N 36°17′42″E / 33.511149°N 36.294949°E / 33.511149; 36.294949Coordinates: 33°30′40″N 36°17′42″E / 33.511149°N 36.294949°E / 33.511149; 36.294949
Line(s) Hejaz railway
History
Opened 1913
Closed 1920

Hejaz Railway Station (Arabic: محطة الحجاز‎‎) is a former main railway station in central Damascus, Syria close to the Marjeh Square.

It was part of the Hejaz Railway, and there were many railway stations of the railway.

This includes 'Hejaz railway stations' at: al-Taibe, Amman, Anese, Bosra, D'ara, Derra, Djizeh, el-Akhthar, el-Ula, Haifa, Jisra, Kadem, Khamees, Makarin, Ma'an, Marfaq, Meda'in Saleh, Muazzem, Tabuk, Wadi Kelt, Wadi Rum, Zarqaa and Zat ul Hajj. [1]


It was designed by the Spanish architect Fernando de Aranda.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ See commons category Hejaz_Railway
  2. ^ Burns, Ross (2005), Damascus: A History, Routledge, p. 259, ISBN 9780415271059