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Train disaster in Egypt

Train disaster in Egypt

At least 32 people were killed and 66 wounded when two trains collided in southern EgyptArutz Sheva, 26/03/2021 15:18
How will buses and trains operate during lockdown?

How will buses and trains operate during lockdown?

Buses, trains, to operate at 50% capacity, during limited hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2020 13:26
Bnei Brak mayor apologizes for 'bad joke' train video

Bnei Brak mayor apologizes for 'bad joke' train video

Mayor apologizes after municipality hires actor to pretend to keep haredim off of trains to protest light rail routes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/09/2020 20:01
50 Israel Railways workers infected with coronavirus, 300 in isolation

50 Israel Railways workers infected with coronavirus, 300 in isolation

Company says high number of employees infected or in isolation due to coronavirus makes it difficult to run trains on schedule.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2020 15:32
Miri Regev brings new plan to allow trains to resume operation for approval

Miri Regev brings new plan to allow trains to resume operation for approval

Transportation Min. Regev brings new plan to allow trains to resume operating for gov't approval. Resumption may be delayed until Wednesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2020 23:37
Trains to resume Monday

Trains to resume Monday

Railway service to resume operations on June 8, three months after being suspended due to coronavirus crisis.Gary Willig, 04/06/2020 17:48
Trains to resume full operations on June 8

Trains to resume full operations on June 8

Trans. Min. Regev and Health Min. Edelstein agree: Buses, minibuses to expand number of passengers allowed to board.Orly Harari, 25/05/2020 08:15
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, 12/05/2020 15:01
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, 29/07/2019 11:21
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, 12/06/2019 15:28
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, 05/03/2019 10:56
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, 05/02/2019 16:35
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, 23/10/2018 12:08
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, 16/10/2018 08:42
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, 14/10/2018 15:49
'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, 02/07/2018 14:18
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, 30/09/2017 20:25
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, 16/09/2016 11:54
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, 25/09/2015 10:59
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, 12/10/2014 22:16
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, 18/08/2014 08:40
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, 19/05/2014 03:13
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, 09/03/2014 16:47
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, 12/02/2014 15:48
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, 06/10/2013 17:36
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, 19/08/2013 09:35
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, 08/08/2013 19:24
Dozens of Train Drivers ‘Sick’

Dozens of Train Drivers ‘Sick’

Nearly 30 train drivers call in sick in apparent protest.Maayana Miskin, 01/05/2013 10:24
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, 29/03/2013 12:37
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, 27/03/2013 13:40
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, 27/09/2012 11:45
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, 17/07/2012 10:04
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, 15/07/2012 19:07