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Transport Minister insists: Light rail service on Shabbat

According to data provided by i24NEWS, the move would save Israel a total of $5 billion, making up for 40% of the project's original cost.

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MDA holds mass casualty drill on Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train

MDA participates in the 'Chariots of the Gods' drill, simulating multiple-casualty incident caused by a fire in a train full of passengers.

MDA holds mass casualty drill on Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train

French court jails Moroccan for life over foiled 2015 train attack

Moroccan man who attempted mass shooting on a French train and was stopped by off-duty US soldiers sentenced to life.

France: Life sentence for foiled train attack

Is the train of the future already here?

At over 1,000 miles per hour, is it possible that the train of the future is coming to us soon?

Is the train of the future already here?player

Ben Gurion Airport train to close to returning fliers

Only airport employees and people flying domestically to be allowed to enter train station at Ben Gurion Airport.

Ben Gurion Airport train to close to returning fliers

Jordan opposes Western Wall train line

Hashemite Kingdom condemns planned train connecting central Jerusalem to Western Wall, Old City.

Jordan opposes Western Wall train line

A first: Direct service on Jerusalem - Tel Aviv high-speed rail

For the first time ever, high-speed rail line from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv has direct train without stop-over in Ben Gurion Airport.

A first: Direct service on Jerusalem - Tel Aviv high-speed railplayer

Rocket hits railway track, halting service

Trains to Be'er Sheva canceled as rocket strikes track at Goral junction. Service to resume after repairs are completed.

Rocket hits railway track, halting service

Gaza area schools closed, train service disrupted

17 rockets fired towards Israel, three intercepted by the Iron Dome, one caused damage to a building No injuring reported.

Gaza area schools closed, train service disrupted

Watch: Train almost smashes car in central Israel

Disaster averted at last moment, after driver is apparently distracted by phone and fails to notice warnings of oncoming train.

Watch: Train almost smashes car in central Israelplayer

High speed Jerusalem-Tel Aviv rail opens to the public

Civilian passengers take first trip on 100 MPH train connecting capital with Ben Gurion Airport.

High speed Jerusalem-Tel Aviv rail opens to the public

PM test runs Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train

'Historic moment in link between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.'

PM test runs Jerusalem-Tel Aviv trainplayer

Test runs for Jerusalem-Tel Aiv train line to begin

PM Netanyahu, Transportation Minister Katz, inaugurate test runs for new Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train line.

Test runs for Jerusalem-Tel Aiv train line to begin

Next stop: Tapuah Junction

Transportation Minister Katz approves extension of train line connecting central Israel to Samaria.

Next stop: Tapuah Junction

Man killed in train accident in northern Israel

One man hit and killed by train near Haifa, forcing partial closure of rail line.

Man killed in train accident in northern Israel

Bedouin man arrested for placing rocks on train tracks

Police arrest, bring to court, 25-year-old Bedouin male resident of Tel Sheva, for placing rocks on train tracks near Be'er Sheva.

Bedouin man arrested for placing rocks on train tracksplayer

Opening of new Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train - delayed

Following warnings that new high-speed train linking Jerusalem to Tel Aviv may not be safe, Transportation Min. delays opening till Sukkot.

Opening of new Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train - delayed

Opening of Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train route delayed by six months

Express train connecting Jerusalem to Tel Aviv will begin running six months late, reports say.

Opening of Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train route delayed by six months

Report: Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train may not be safe

Safety experts, engineers, warn that Jerusalem-Tel Aviv express line is not yet safe to use.

Report: Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train may not be safe

Watch: Trial run of 'King David' Jerusalem express train

Transportation minister participates in trial run of Tel Aviv-Jerusalem high speed train, set to open at the end of March.

Watch: Trial run of 'King David' Jerusalem express trainplayer

Revolutionary: 28 minutes from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv

Transportation Minister Katz says long-awaited express train connecting Jerusalem and Tel Aviv will be ready before Pesach.

Revolutionary: 28 minutes from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv

Germany’s railway names train after Anne Frank

Social media erupts after Deutsche Bahn names train after well-known teen who perished in Nazi death camp after being deported by train.

Germany’s railway names train after Anne Frank

Second suspect arrested over London train bombing

Police say a 21-year-old man was arrested in Hounslow shortly before midnight last night.

Second suspect arrested over London train bombing

Watch: Train smashes into truck

Speeding train destroys truck stalled on the tracks.

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Haredim score victory: Rail work cancelled for coming Shabbat

PM, Infrastructure Minister meet with haredi MKs, agree to preserve status quo on Shabbat.

Haredim score victory: Rail work cancelled for coming Shabbat

Fire in Haifa's Carmelit subway injures one

Haifa subway cars catch fire, smoke inhalation injures one

Fire in Haifa's Carmelit subway injures one

Israel Railways train goes up in flames

An Israel Railways train crew evacuated passengers when a mystery fire broke out in one of the cars.

Israel Railways train goes up in flamesplayer

Tel Aviv-Jerusalem fast train on track for 2018

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz says fast train connection between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem on track to launch in early 2018.

Tel Aviv-Jerusalem fast train on track for 2018

'Gold train' dig to separate fact from fiction?

Treasure hunters in Poland start digging for a hidden train long rumored to be filled with Nazi gold from the end of World War II.

Nazi 'gold train' dig in Poland may separate fact from fiction

Coming soon: Train line to Meron

New train will provide travelers an alternative route to popular pilgrimage site.

Coming soon: Train line to Meron

Uproar over train work scheduled for Shabbat

Jewish Home MK, Deputy Mayor of Ra'anana write ministers demanding work be stopped due to Israel's status as a Jewish state.

Uproar over train maintenance scheduled for Shabbat

'Shabbat Train Shutdown Deri's Personal Agenda'

Transport Ministry officials say latest decision reflects Economy Minister's tendency to 'shirk all responsibilities.'

Sources: Shabbat Train Shutdown Part of Deri's Personal Agenda

Polish Official Believes Nazi 'Gold Train' Exists

Polish Deputy Culture Minister says he has seen an image to prove the discovery of an armored Nazi train missing since World War II.

Polish Official Believes Nazi 'Gold Train' Exists

France to Honor Train Heroes with Highest Accolade

French President Francois Hollande to present three Americans and a Briton with medal in recognition of their bravery in train attack.

France to Honor Train Heroes with Highest Accolade

European Train Shooter was Flagged as a Jihadist

Obama lauds 3 American 'heroes' on vacation who overpowered Moroccan Spaniard who was on jihadist list; 'he had no chance.'

European Train Shooter was Flagged as a Jihadistplayer

Train Workers Sabotage Engines in Work Dispute

Israel Railways complains Train Workers Council ordered workers to sabotage IC3 engines in privatization dispute; Council slams 'lies.'

Train Workers Sabotage Engines in Work Dispute

Suspected Arson Terror Shuts Down Haifa Trains

Massive fire blazes just south of Haifa, closes trains and covers coastal highway in heavy smoke; two other fires break out in north.

Suspected Arson Terror Shuts Down Haifa Trains

Public Transportation Prices to Rise January 1

Public transportation prices in Israel will be going up starting January 1 by an average of 4.7%, the Transport Ministry said Sunday.

Public Transportation Prices to Rise January 1

Metro New York's Subway, Trains Down 'For Days'

Hurricane Sandy has totally paralyzed the underground system used by New Yorkers for more than a century to travel the city.

Metro New York's Subway, Trains Down 'For Days'

Court Orders Train Workers Back

Israel Railway workers walked out Wednesday around 10:30 PM in a wildcat strike, leaving trains motionless.

Striking Railway Workers Ordered Back to Work