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Railways in Modern Macedonia

The ambitious Baron Hirsch
The railway line Thessaloniki-Skopje-Mitrovitsa
The Thessaloniki-Monastir railway line
The Thessaloniki-Constantinople railway line
Changes of the railway network
The railway personnel
Locomotives and rolling stock
Forgotten railway stations
The trains in the war
The Thessaloniki of trams and trains
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To some travellers the stations of Macedonia under the Ottoman Empire were "filthy shacks", where the only refreshment available was a cup of ground barley drink, a poor imitation of coffee, accompanied by a dirty glass of water. Conversely, others found the stations of Baron Hirsch's Anatolian Railways to be models of order and cleanliness.



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