medina station
966 Saudi Arabia

Neck of the Train

Medina Railway Station: 2 In May 1900, preparations started for Hijaz Railway, although there were various opinions on the determination of the railway route, Sultan II. Abdülhamit Han at the request of the Hejaz [more…]

Hejaz Railway
218 Libya

Ottoman Heritage Hejaz Railway

It turned out that Kastamonu gave the biggest support to the Hejaz Railway, which was built between Damascus and Medina between 1900 and 1908. One of the biggest projects in the last period of the Ottoman Empire. [more…]

Hijab Rail 1
Intercity Railways

Who Made Ottoman Hijaz Railway

The Hejaz Railway, especially in order to strengthen the transportation between Istanbul and the Holy Lands, was the first target to facilitate the transportation of the soldiers to be transported to these regions, and for the pilgrims to go to and from the pilgrimage in a safer way. Ottoman Empire [more…]