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.
Shahar Ayalon, general manager of Israel Railways, talks to Kevin Smith.
AN agreement has been reached between the Israeli government and CityPass, the concessionaire of the Jerusalem light rail network, to extend the Red Line at each end and build a section of the Green Line.
ISRAEL transportation minister Mr Yisrael Katz announced on November 1 that the government is planning to extend the Jerusalem - Tel Aviv A1 high-speed rail link, which is currently under construction to the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
JERUSALEM's district council has approved the alignment of the 19.6km Green Line, the Israeli capital's second light rail line.