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        9/15/2011, Elul 16, 5771

      Jerusalem Light Rail Back on Schedule


      The Jerusalem light-rail system returned to a train every 12 minutes Thursday afternoon, after operating at a frequency of once every half hour for more than 10 hours.

      A light-rail official said the reduced schedule was due to a bureacratic malfunction which left the system with only 12 licensed engineers. When more licenses reached franchise holder Citipass, the company was able to put more trains in service.