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Trains to Be'er Sheva won't run this weekend

Track upkeep changes train schedule in southern Israel over weekend.

Trains to Be'er Sheva won't run this weekend

Bedouin place rocks on train tracks in southern Israel

In southern Israel, Bedouin Arabs block train tracks with rocks.

Bedouin place rocks on train tracks in southern Israel

Finland cancels one of last remaining trains connecting EU to Russia

Finland’s national railway company has suspended the Allegro – one of the last remaining train services between the EU and Russia.

Finland cancels one of last trains connecting EU to Russia

Israel Railways reduces frequency of rush hour trains

Over two dozen railway employees call in sick, forcing reduction in train frequency.

Israel Railways reduces frequency of rush hour trains

17 people injured in train accident in Britain

At least 17 people injured after two trains collide in Salisbury. Crash declared a "major incident".

17 people injured in train accident in Britain

Pedestrian killed by passing train

Man who entered train tracks at Kfar Chabad train station is killed by passing train.

Pedestrian killed by passing train

Israel Railways adds additional trains during summer vacation

Four additional trains to run daily during late July, early August, Israel Railways says.

Israel Railways adds additional trains during summer vacation

UK train drivers union magazine article calls Zionism ‘racism’

Article in union's monthly magazine by a union secretary also accuses Israel of "apartheid and ethnic cleansing."

UK train drivers union magazine article calls Zionism ‘racism’

Train disaster in Egypt

At least 32 people were killed and 66 wounded when two trains collided in southern Egypt

Train disaster in Egyptplayer

How will buses and trains operate during lockdown?

Buses, trains, to operate at 50% capacity, during limited hours.

How will buses and trains operate during lockdown?

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.

Bnei Brak mayor apologizes for 'bad joke' train video

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.

50 Israel Railways workers infected with coronavirus

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.

New plan to allow trains to resume operation

Trains to resume Monday

Railway service to resume operations on June 8, three months after being suspended due to coronavirus crisis.

Trains to resume Monday

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.

Trains to resume full operations on June 8

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.

Israel Railways announces: Some stations to open next week

Trains to ditch requirement to pre-purchase tickets?

New pilot program allows passengers to pay via credit card at the boarding gate.

Trains to ditch requirement to pre-purchase tickets?

Watch: Boy runs into tracks, throws stones at train

Police search for youth who threw stones at train, causing delays.

Watch: Boy runs into tracks, throws stones at trainplayer

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.

Woman falls asleep, forgets hundreds of thousands on the train

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 hour

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

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.

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

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.

New Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train line cancels departures

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.

Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train line halted

'Israel is going to be digging many more tunnels'

PM Netanyahu and Transportation Minister Katz attend dedication ceremony for two new railway stations.

'Israel is going to be digging many more tunnels'player

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.

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

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.

Compensation for Holocaust survivors shipped via French trains

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.

Uproar Over Train Shutdown for Shabbat

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.

Minister Declares Goal: 30-Plus MKs for Likud

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.

Rockets Imminent? Train to Sderot Cancelled

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.

Trains May be Exposed to Gaza Rockets, Video Shows

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.

Express Train from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by 2018

Belgium Train Announcement: 'Next Stop, Auschwitz'

Horrifying anti-Semitic announcement on Belgian train bears striking similarity to 2012 incident; perpetrators have not been caught.

Belgium: Train Announcement Asks Jews to 'Get Off at Auschwitz'

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.

Approval for 2-Hour Train Route to Eilat

Al Qaeda Plotting Attack in European Trains

Europe's high-speed rail network is next on terror group's sights, says Bild.

Al Qaeda Plotting Attack in European Trains

Train Service Disrupted by 'Sick' Drivers

Drivers unimpressed by Labor Court order to return to work, receive sick leave from doctors.

Train Service Disrupted by 'Sick' Drivers

Dozens of Train Drivers ‘Sick’

Nearly 30 train drivers call in sick in apparent protest.

Dozens of Train Drivers ‘Sick’

Soldiers’ ‘Smart Cards’ to Save IDF Money

The IDF will issue ‘smart IDs’ to new soldiers. Change expected to save money on transport.

Soldiers’ ‘Smart Cards’ to Save IDF Money

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.

Govt. vs Govt. on Eilat Train Plan

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.

Israel Railways Upgrading Its Double-Deck Coach Cars

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?

High-Speed Be’er Sheva Train Opens Negev