Israel

ISRAEL’s transport minister Mr Israel Katz announced on May 18 that the 57km A1 Link between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem will now open on September 23.
SEVEN of the eight groups prequalified by Israel’s Finance Ministry for the Jerusalem Green Line light rail project have been invited to bid for the tender.
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…
TEL AVIV’s Metropolitan Mass Transit System (NTA) has issued a tender for the supply and maintenance of systems for the 24km Red Line light rail project. Closing dates for bids…
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