Israel Railways

The first direct train between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv (December 21, 2019).

New Jerusalem-Tel Aviv night line to open in September

The new hourly night line is set to be active from Saturday to Wednesday and will be a direct line between Tel Aviv and Israel's capital, except for a stop at Ben-Gurion Airport.

Cervello is here to protect trains from cyber threats

The company has developed a deliberate and tailored approach to railway cybersecurity.

Israel Railways trains

Trains stopped due to possible theft of cables

Transports were sent to the affected stations, and technicians are currently working to replace the missing cables.

Israel Railways trains

The successes and failures of Israel Railways

Some of the improvements in service Israel Railways is aspiring to depend on the widening of the tracks and the railway’s electrification system, which has taken over two decades to implement.

By LIAT RON
11/01/2022
Transportation Minister Bezalel Smotrich and Israel Railways CEO Michael Maixner inaugurate the exte

A return trip to the train from Jerusalem

According to data published by the Central Bureau of Statistics, during the fourth quarter of 2018 a total of 409,580 passengers traveled from Jerusalem to Ben-Gurion Airport.

By YAIR ASSAF-SHAPIRA
16/12/2021

Test runs begin on electric train line between Ashkelon and Ashdod

The line is expected to open in the third quarter of 2021.

Tel Aviv, Shabbat

Train stations, including Jerusalem, to close for infrastructure work

From January 12 through February 3, All stations south of the Tel Aviv Haganah station will be temporarily closed for service.

10/01/2021

Train traffic reduced on Haifa-Tel Aviv line after train hits wild boars

Haifa has seen its local wild boar population explode in recent years, since Mayor Einat Kalisch-Rotem halted the practice of allowing hunters to curtail the boar population.

Claims Iran hacked Israeli railways are false - 'Post' learns

The purported attack, comes only months after previous attempts, likely by Iran, to decommission Israeli water treatment plants across the country, in last April.

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