Completion of the work will enable train frequencies to increase from two to three trains/hour in peak periods and allow a half-hourly frequency at other times of the day with the start of the summer timetable next year.

In addition to laying a second track between Kiryat-Motzkin and Nahariya, the existing track was upgrading along with the stations of Acre and Nahariya. To improve safety, level crossings were replaced by bridges at three locations.