Israel Railways

ISRAEL Railways (IR) recorded a sharp decline in operating profti from Shekels 73m ($US 20.7m) in 2016 to Shekels 15m last year, with a net profit of Shekels 13m. This…
ISRAEL’s Committee for National Infrastructure has approved a plan by Israel Railways to quadruple the 85km Tel Aviv - Haifa main line and increase the maximum speed to 250km/h.
ISRAEL Railways (IR) and Siemens signed a contract worth more than $US 1bn on March 7 for the delivery of 60 Desiro HC regional EMUs over the next 10 years.
Shahar Ayalon, general manager of Israel Railways, talks to Kevin Smith.
ISRAEL’s transport minister Mr Israel Katz announced on January 9 that the 57km A1 Link will begin operating on March 30, the eve of Passover.
ISRAEL Railways (IR) has signed a contract with Bombardier for an additional 54 Twindexx Vario double-deck coaches, taking the operator’s fleet to 512.
ISRAEL Railways (IR) has conducted its first test run with an electric locomotive when a Bombardier Traxx locomotive reached a speed of 160km/h along the first 12km electrified section of…
ISRAEL Railways (IR) has named Siemens as preferred bidder for a $US 1bn contract to supply and maintain a fleet of 60 double-deck EMUs comprising 330 cars. There is an…
ISRAEL Railways (IR) has eliminated all but two of the companies bidding for a contract to supply a fleet of 60 double-deck EMUs totalling 330 cars leaving only Alstom and…
ISRAELI prime minister Mr Benjamin Netanyahu, transport minister Mr Israel Katz, and Israel Railways’ general manager Mr Shahar Ayalon were among the passengers on a special train laid on to…
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