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Facilities for cyclists - bicycles may now be carried on all rail routes

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Dear riders, as of today bicycles may be taken aboard trains on all routes. 
Bicycles may be taken aboard trains on Sun - Thu all day except for peak hours (06:00 - 09:00, 15:00 - 19:00), and during all operating hours on Fridays. At other times only folding bicycles stored in carrying bags will be admitted. 

Please note:
  • You are advised to arrive at the station at least 20 min. before the scheduled train departure time.
  • Bicycles carried on trains must be properly secured - you should be in possession of a tie strap and produce it when requested.
  • Tricycles may not be taken aboard trains at any time.
Wishing you a pleasant journey. We invite your feedback to pniyot@rail.co.il or the Customer Service Call Centre *5770.

Safety rules

At stations:
  • Riding a bicycle in any part of a station is strictly prohibited.
  • Please show the guard your bicycle tie strap on your own initiative.
  • If the barrier is attended, you can ask the attendant to open the disabled persons’ gate. It is compulsory to show him the ticket in your possession on your own initiative.
  • If the barrier is unattended (not all stations have barrier attendants during all operating hours), pass the bicycle over the barrier after validating your ticket.
  • Use of the lifts to reach the platform is compulsory.


On board trains:
  • Bicycles may only be taken aboard the specially marked carriages.
    If the carriage is full and there is no room, please wait for the next train. Avoid boarding a crowded carriage with a bicycle.
  • Up to five bicycles only may be taken on to the train - as indicated by the number shown on the sign outside the carriage. If there is no room, please wait for the next train
  • Please let all other passengers alight and board before taking the bicycle aboard the train.
  • The bicycle is to be secured using a special strap (equipped with a buckle for tightening it or hooks) or using a chain and lock.
  • The bicycle is to be secured as tightly as possible to the rail using the strap/chain.
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