trains

Israel Railways announces: Some train stations to open next week

Israel Railways announces: Some train stations to open next week

Some train stations reopen in first stage of plan to gradually increase public transportation across Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2020, 3:01 PM
Trains to ditch requirement to pre-purchase tickets?

Trains to ditch requirement to pre-purchase tickets?

New pilot program allows passengers to pay via credit card at the boarding gate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2019, 11:21 AM
Watch: Boy runs into tracks, throws stones at train

Watch: Boy runs into tracks, throws stones at train

Police search for youth who threw stones at train, causing delays.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2019, 3:28 PM
Woman falls asleep, forgets hundreds of thousands on the train

Woman falls asleep, forgets hundreds of thousands on the train

Cleaning staff finds bag with nearly a quarter of a million shekel, shift manager locates owner.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2019, 10:56 AM
Standing on the roof: the most packed trains in the world

Standing on the roof: the most packed trains in the world

Think trains are packed in Israel? Wait till you reach India. Trains are packed. The government? Recommends tourists not travel in rush hourMatanel Roth, 2/5/2019, 4:35 PM
Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train line hit by new wave of cancellations

Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train line hit by new wave of cancellations

Newly-opened high-speed train line still plagued by technical problems and delays less than a month after inaugural run.David Rosenberg, 10/23/2018, 12:08 PM
New Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train line cancels departures

New Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train line cancels departures

Plagued with malfunctions and delays, segment of new high-speed train linking Jerusalem to Ben Gurion Airport closed once again Tuesday.David Rosenberg, 10/16/2018, 8:42 AM
Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train line halted

Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train line halted

Power failure causes entire train line to shut down as diversion of trains leads to increased congestion on Haifa-Tel Aviv line.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2018, 3:49 PM
'Israel is going to be digging many more tunnels'

'Israel is going to be digging many more tunnels'

PM Netanyahu and Transportation Minister Katz attend dedication ceremony for two new railway stations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2018, 2:18 PM
Yom Kippur: Magen David Adom volunteers treat 1,659 people

Yom Kippur: Magen David Adom volunteers treat 1,659 people

Buses resume Saturday night, trains resume Sunday morning. MDA volunteers respond to 2,229 calls, treat 1,659 people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2017, 8:25 PM
Payments to survivors deported on French trains

Payments to survivors deported on French trains

Payments have started issuing from a compensation fund for Holocaust survivors deported to Nazi camps via the French rail system.JTA, 9/16/2016, 11:54 AM
Uproar Over Train Shutdown for Shabbat

Uproar Over Train Shutdown for Shabbat

Israel rail workers aghast at Economy Ministry decision to shut down maintenance work on Shabbat noting travelers could be stranded.Tova Dvorin, 9/25/2015, 10:59 AM
Minister Declares Goal: 30-Plus MKs for Likud

Minister Declares Goal: 30-Plus MKs for Likud

Likud's Yisrael Katz says Likud needs to make sure most of the ministers in next government are from its ranks.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 10/12/2014, 10:16 PM
Rockets Imminent? Train to Sderot Cancelled

Rockets Imminent? Train to Sderot Cancelled

Defense Ministry orders closure of Ashkelon to Sderot line over fears of anti-tank missiles as ceasefire set to end at midnight.Ari Yashar, 8/18/2014, 8:40 AM
Trains May be Exposed to Gaza Rockets, Video Shows

Trains May be Exposed to Gaza Rockets, Video Shows

Video by Gaza terrorists appears to suggest that trains travelling in southern Israel are exposed to rocket fire.Uzi Baruch, 5/19/2014, 3:13 AM
Express Train from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by 2018

Express Train from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by 2018

New line to connect to Central Bus Stations, provide 30-minute commute between Israel's largest cities.Tova Dvorin, 3/9/2014, 4:47 PM
Belgium Train Announcement: 'Next Stop, Auschwitz'

Belgium Train Announcement: 'Next Stop, Auschwitz'

Horrifying anti-Semitic announcement on Belgian train bears striking similarity to 2012 incident; perpetrators have not been caught.Tova Dvorin, 2/12/2014, 3:48 PM
Approval for 2-Hour Train Route to Eilat

Approval for 2-Hour Train Route to Eilat

Ministers approve path of Tel Aviv-Eilat train that will connect south to central Israel in just two hours.Maayana Miskin, 10/6/2013, 5:36 PM
Al Qaeda Plotting Attack in European Trains

Al Qaeda Plotting Attack in European Trains

Europe's high-speed rail network is next on terror group's sights, says Bild.Arutz Sheva, 8/19/2013, 9:35 AM
Train Service Disrupted by 'Sick' Drivers

Train Service Disrupted by 'Sick' Drivers

Drivers unimpressed by Labor Court order to return to work, receive sick leave from doctors.Gil Ronen, 8/8/2013, 7:24 PM
Dozens of Train Drivers ‘Sick’

Dozens of Train Drivers ‘Sick’

Nearly 30 train drivers call in sick in apparent protest.Maayana Miskin, 5/1/2013, 10:24 AM
Soldiers’ ‘Smart Cards’ to Save IDF Money

Soldiers’ ‘Smart Cards’ to Save IDF Money

The IDF will issue ‘smart IDs’ to new soldiers. Change expected to save money on transport.Maayana Miskin, 3/29/2013, 12:37 PM
Govt. vs Govt. on Eilat Train Plan

Govt. vs Govt. on Eilat Train Plan

The government’s Nature and Parks Authority is working against the government’s Transportation Ministry on train project.Maayana Miskin, 3/27/2013, 1:40 PM
Israel Railways Upgrading Its Double-Deck Cars

Israel Railways Upgrading Its Double-Deck Cars

Israel Railways has just added 72 more cars to an order for 150 double-deck coaches, with latest delivery expected between 2014-2015. Chana Ya'ar, 9/27/2012, 11:45 AM
High-Speed Be’er Sheva Train Opens Negev

High-Speed Be’er Sheva Train Opens Negev

A new high-speed Be’er Sheva-Tel Aviv rail link shortens the ride to 55 minutes and opens up the Negev. An end to Bedouin domination? Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/17/2012, 10:04 AM
Updating Southern Infrastructure: New Trains to TA

Updating Southern Infrastructure: New Trains to TA

The state has decided to upgrade infrastructure in the southern region, cutting travel time to central Israel in half with a new train line.Chana Ya'ar, 7/15/2012, 7:07 PM