Early Plans for a Trans-Israel Railway

Monday, 4 May 2009

Israel's Minister of Transport presented a big plan for a nationwide railway network todat. It wont be built right away, but will be finished by 2020. This exciting plan will include railway lines to Eilat in the south and Kiryat Shmona in the north as well as a Jezreel Valley line, Acre-Carmiel line, and an eastern line along Road 6 (the Cross-Israel Highway), as well as a fourth track along the current Ayalon Highway section of line in Tel Aviv.

He also announced that the currently delayed Tel Aviv light rail project, is being worked on and he will ensure that it gets underway.

We look forward to riding the rails

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