Chief Rabbinate: No compromises on holiness of ShabbatChief Rabbis publish special statement following brouhaha over Israel Railways construction on Shabbat. 'We are not like other nations.'
Haim Katz: Work will take place on railway this ShabbatHaim Katz has decided that essential work will take place on railways this Shabbat and in the following weeks on Shabbat.
Some railway projects to be postponedMinister Haim Katz does not intend to automatically approve all the infrastructure works planned on the Israel Railways this coming Shabbat.
'Work on the train is permitted on Shabbat'The government responds to Meretz MK's petition, indicating that work on the train is permitted for the time being.
Welfare Minister to reexamine Shabbat work permitsWelfare Minister Haim Katz says he will reexamine Shabbat work permits following the coalition crisis over railway work on Shabbat.
Netanyahu: Religious status quo will be maintained'This crisis is completely unnecessary,' says PM. 'When there is no necessity to do work on Shabbat, it will not be done on Shabbat.'
Egged adds more buses in lieu of trainThe Egged bus company bolsters bus service following as Haifa-Tel Aviv train line temporarily shut down.
'Katz is playing a political game at the passengers' expense'Yoav Horovitz addressed whether the Prime Minister would fire Yisrael Katz over recent tensions.
Haifa–Tel Aviv trains won't run till Sunday nightIsrael Railways announced that the train route between Haifa and Tel Aviv is to be temporarily closed for infrastructure improvement.
'There is a good chance Katz could be fired'Sources in Likud say that Prime Minister Netanyahu could fire Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz in light of recent tensions.
Netanyahu cancels Shabbat railway workPM Netanyahu orders cancellation of infrastructure work scheduled for Shabbat, accuses Minister Katz of causing coalition crisis.
Haredim continue to threaten 'Hexit'Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz gave a stern warning to Israel Railways, while haredim continue to threaten to collapse the coalition.
'Haredim will not decide who is a Likud minister'Coalition chair MK David Bitan comes out strongly against a seeming 'haredi takeover,' after haredi politicians score Shabbat victory.
Coalition crisis averted as Shabbat work on train lines limitedNetanyahu orders Shabbat work on train lines restricted to potentially life-threatening situations.
Israel Railways train goes up in flamesAn Israel Railways train crew evacuated passengers when a mystery fire broke out in one of the cars.
Uproar over train maintenance scheduled for ShabbatJewish Home MK, Deputy Mayor of Ra'anana write ministers demanding work be stopped due to Israel's status as a Jewish state.
Railway workers: Management understood forceTrain service is back to normal after workers stopped trains before they reached their destinations.
Train workers stage 'unlimited' surprise strikeFive stations were shut down without prior warning and angry passengers were forced off the trains.
Israel Railways on Strike Starting SundayLabor disputes with management of Israel Railways have prompted workers to announce strike set for Sunday and onward.
No Trains Between Rehovot and Ashkelon Until FridayThere will be no trains between Rehovot and Ashkelon, due to upgrading of train stations. Buses will be offered instead.
Train Workers Sabotage Engines in Work DisputeIsrael Railways complains Train Workers Council ordered workers to sabotage IC3 engines in privatization dispute; Council slams 'lies.'
Israel Railways Posts Banner Year for RevenueAs Rosh Hashana approaches, Israel Railways finds itself flush with money.
Israel Railways Message Mars Holocaust Day TributeAs they contemplated the meaning of the Holocaust, thousands of Israelis were interrupted by a text message - about their train ticket.
German Firm that Once Served Nazis Now to Lay Railways in IsraelDB BahnBau, a subsidiary of giant Deutsche Bahn, wins tender for laying 100 km of rails in north and central Israel.
Express Train from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by 2018New line to connect to Central Bus Stations, provide 30-minute commute between Israel's largest cities.
Sderot Train Station Dedicated; Armored Against Missile AttacksPrime Minister, Transportation Minister, Israel Railways officials dedicate station, which is the first to be armored against rockets.
Train Service Disrupted by 'Sick' DriversDrivers unimpressed by Labor Court order to return to work, receive sick leave from doctors.
TA-Haifa Train Shuts Down until SundayTrain line closes until Sunday, tens of thousands of travelers affected.
Dozens of Train Drivers ‘Sick’Nearly 30 train drivers call in sick in apparent protest.
Eilat Railroad to be Built, Despite Environmentalist OppositionIsraelis will soon be able to travel to Eilat by train, after the National Building Commission approved construction of the line.
Israel Railways Upgrading Its Double-Deck Coach CarsIsrael Railways has just added 72 more cars to an order for 150 double-deck coaches, with latest delivery expected between 2014-2015.
Periphery Home Bargains Fast Disappearing, Experts SayThere are still bargains to be had in Israeli real estate, but they won't last long, experts said, as more Israelis move to the periphery
Updating Southern Infrastructure: New Rail Lines to Tel AvivThe state has decided to upgrade infrastructure in the southern region, cutting travel time to central Israel in half with a new train line.
Italian Company Sold Technology to Syria - and IsraelAn Italian company revealed to have sold technology to Syria also won an Israel Railways tender.
Soldiers Warned of Loose Lips on RailwayNew IDF campaign focuses on soldiers in railway stations, warns them not to talk about military matters.
The Histadrut Blasts Katz on Israel Railways ImpasseTransportation Minister Yisrael Katz's hint that he may shut down Israel Railways to restructure it has infuriated the Histadrut.
Court Orders Striking Railways Employees Back to WorkEmployees' union had sets no time limit on strike. Court wants them working by 9:00.
Partial Railway Strike Despite Court OrderRishon LeTzion – Hod HaSharon not operating on schedule, as Israel Railways employees threaten tougher measures.
Video: The Train is Coming to JerusalemArutz Sheva was present as workers began boring the railway tunnels that will connect Jerusalem to Tel Aviv
IDF, Railways Pleased with New Sunday Bus ArrangementOver 6,000 soldiers took 243 buses to their bases Sunday, in an attempt to alleviate pressure on trains.
Thousands of Soldiers to Get 'Late Passes' SundaySoldiers, used to riding the trains for free, will now be taking buses Sunday morning - and the army is expecting many to come in late.
Workers Disrupt Train in 'Work to Rule’ StrikeDespite a court order blocking work sanctions, train employees continue disruptions in “work to rule” strike.
Train Strike Leads to 'Bus Man's (Busy) Holiday'The government has ordered an increase in the number of intercity buses to ensure that a train strike doesn't cripple the country.
No Railway Strike Till JulyLabor Court told Israel Railway workers they can't strike before July 1. They and management were ordered to negotiate for the next two weeks.
Controversy as German Company Backs out of Israel ProjectGerman national railways backs out of Israel train line project following pressure from left. Holocaust survivors critical.
Jailed Railway Workers Released, Blocked from MaccabimTen Israel Railways workers have been released from jail after being held overnight for protests at the board chairman's home.
Police: Keep Railway Workers in JailPolice have asked the court to keep nine Israel Railways workers in jail, including the head of the union.
Striking Railway Workers Ordered Back to WorkIsrael Railway workers walked out Wednesday around 10:30 PM in a wildcat strike, leaving trains motionless.
PA Threatens to Derail Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Train RouteThe PA warns Israel it will use “all legal and diplomatic” means to stop planned tracks from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem passing through Samaria.
7 Family Members Killed in Train-Minibus CollisionSeven members of the same family were killed in Thursday's crash between a train and a minibus near Kiryat Gat.
Israelis Develop Warning System to Prevent Train WrecksTel Aviv University researchers are helping to develop a high-tech early-warning system to preventing train wrecks and keeping terror off track.
Park n’ Ride: Israel Railways Plugs in to Electric Car ProjectIsrael Railways is hooking up with the electric car project “A Better Place” and will provide battery rechargers for “park ‘n ride” passengers.