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Come and visit the largest infrastructure project in Israel! Tel Aviv - Jerusalem High-Speed Railway Line


We in Israel Railways are pleased to invite you to tour at the Visitors Center of Tel-Aviv Jerusalem High-Speed Railway Line, and to take a close look at the largest infrastructure project in Israel. The High-Speed Railway Project will connect between Jerusalem and the Dan Agglomeration in less than 30 minutes, and it will be the first electric railway line in Israel!


As part of the line building process, along 57 km of rail:

  • We have established 7 km of bridges, including the highest railway bridge in Israel of 95 meters height, as well as the longest bridge in Israel, of 1,250 meters length. 

  • We have breached 38 km of tunnels, including the longest tunnel in Israel, of 11.6 km length.

  • We have used advanced technologies, including 3 TBM machines for tunnel breaching, which were being used in Israel for the first time. 

  • We have established an underground station of 80 meters depth, which is one of the five deepest railway stations of the world!

  • We have built rail system and advanced systems.

And all, while maintaining the environmental texture, the nature and the landscape. 


What is included in the tour?

During the tour we will learn about the challenging process of tunnel mining, the construction of the unique bridges, the electric train technology, as well as the ways for landscape, animals and nature preservation throughout all phases of the complex project.

It is important that you know!

The Visitors Center is located at Sha'ar HaGai and its tour is accompanied by guide. The tours are being made from Sun-Thu between the hours of 9:00-17:00, they are designated for groups of 15 people or more and customized for the age of 10 and above. The tour is free of charge

Please coordinate your arrival at the Visitors Center in advance, and order organized bus if you come as a group. 

For registration and further information call 02-6472-601 or send us an email to:m-mevakrim-ir@rail.com​​

 

How do you reach the Israel Railways Visitors Center?  

Look for the "Administration of the High-Speed railway line to Jerusalem" on WAZE.

 

For those coming from south or north:

Take Highway 1 and at Latrun Interchange continue towards Jerusalem.

At Sha'ar HaGai Interchange take the right turn to Highway 38 towards Beit Shemesh. 

After driving about one kilometer, make a U-turn at the entrance to "Mesilat Zion" Moshav and return towards Tel Aviv. After about 700 meters there is split on the road between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. Keep left towards Tel Aviv. 

Immediately afterwards there is another split with "To the Work Site" signpost, and there keep to the right all the time. On the exit towards 0 roundabout, take the second exit towards the "Work Site" signpost.

You have about one minute driving ahead and you will arrive at the Administration's gate. ​​


For those coming from Jerusalem:

Take Highway 1 up to "Paz" gas station at Sha'ar HaGai.

Enter the Gas Station and drive through it until you reach a roundabout.

At the roundabout, take the first exit to the right into an operational road.

You have about one minute driving ahead and you will arrive at the Administration's gate.