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Israel Railways Corona Virus updates

Dear Passengers,

The whole world is currently coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.
We at Israel Railways are prepared for a range of scenarios in accordance with Ministry of Health and Ministry of Transport instructions. 
To keep you informed about the various instructions and to raise awareness and preparedness for the different scenarios, we have established a page where you can access all the relevant information. 
Data and guidelines for the public are available at the Ministry of Health website.

Information about patients who have used trains:

Patient no. 105 - Traveled by train on Monday, 2 March 2020

The journey of Patient 105: train no. 108 to Nahariya
The passenger embarked at the Ben Gurion Airport Station at 09:34 and disembarked at the Kiryat Motzkin Station at 11:20.

Patient no. 129 - Traveled by train on Monday, 2 March 2020
The journey of Patient 129: The passenger embarked at the Tel Aviv Hashalom Station at 18:00 and disembarked at the Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon Station.

Patient no. 146 - Traveled by train on Monday, 9 March 2020

The journey of Patient 146:
Train no. 132 to Nahariya
The passenger embarked at the Ben Gurion Airport Station at 21:34 and disembarked at the Kiryat Motzkin Station at 23:18.

Train no. 474 to Karmiel
The passenger embarked at the Kiryat Motzkin Station at 23:56.

Patient no. 192 Traveled by train on Monday, 9 March 2020
The journey of Patient 192:
The passenger embarked at the Ben Gurion Airport Station at 16:05 and disembarked at the Akko Station.


Patient no. 76 traveled on Israel Railways on 7 March 2020
Attention! Anyone who travelled on these trains is requested to enter self-quarantine at home pursuant to Ministry of Health instructions and to report to this effect on the website.

The journey of Patient 76:
Saturday, 7 March 2020
Train no. 7720, which departed from Ben Gurion Airport at 22:18 and terminated at the Tel Aviv Hahagana Station at 22:28
Train no. 7017, which departed from the Tel Aviv Hahagana Station at 22:39, via the stations at Lod (22:52), Ramle (22:57), Kiryat Malachi-Yoav (23:13), Kiryat Gat (23:24), Lehavim-Rahat (23:42), and the Beer Sheva North University (23:51), to terminate at the Beer Sheva Central Station at 00:01 (Saturday-Sunday night).

Patient 79 traveled on Israel Railways on 1 March 2020, 3 March 2020, 4 March 2020, 5 March 2020, and 9 March 2020 
Attention! Anyone who travelled on these trains is requested to enter self-quarantine at home pursuant to Ministry of Health instructions and to report to this effect on the website.

The journeys of Patient 79:
Sunday 1 March 2020
 train no. 597 to the Beer Sheva Central Station.
The passenger embarked at the Ofakim Station at 05:45 and disembarked at the Sheva North University Station at 05:45 
Train no. 22 to Nahariya
The passenger embarked at the Beer Sheva North University Station at 06:02 and disembarked at the Ramle Station at 06:55. During her journey, the train stopped at the stations at Lehavim-Rahat (06:16), Kiryat Gat (06:30), Kiryat Malachi-Yoav (06:40), and Mazkeret Batya (06:48).
Train no. 37 to the Beer Sheva Central Station
The patient embarked on the train at the Ramle Station at 15:33 and disembarked at the Beer Sheva North University Station at 16:30. During her journey, the train stopped at the stations at Mazkeret Batya (15:41), Kiryat Malachi-Yoav (15:54), Kiryat Gat (16:02), and Lehavim-Rahat (16:20).
Train no. 676 to the Ra'anana West Station.
The passenger embarked on the train at Beer Sheva North University Station at 16:56 and disembarked at the Ofakim Station at 17:11.

Tuesday, 3 March 2020
Train no. 597 to the Beer Sheva Central Station
The passenger embarked on the train at the Ofakim Station at 05:39 and disembarked at the Beer Sheva North University Station at 05:55.
Train no. 22 to Nahariya
The passenger embarked on the train at the Beer Sheva North University Station at 06:02 and disembarked at the Ramle Station at 06:56. During her journey, the train stopped at the stations at Lehavim-Rahat (06:11), Kiryat Gat (06:28), Kiryat Malachi-Yoav (06:38), and Mazkeret Batya (06:47).
Train no. 37 to the Beer Sheva Central Station
The passenger embarked on the train at the Ramle Station at 15:35 and disembarked at the Beer Sheva North University Station at 16:31. During her journey, the train stopped at the stations at Mazkeret Batya (15:44), Kiryat Malachi-Yoav (15:56), Kiryat Gat (16:06), and Lehavim-Rahat (16:22).
Train no. 676 to the Ra'anana West Station.
The passenger embarked on the train at the Beer Sheva North University Station at 16:56 and disembarked at the Ofakim Station at 17:11.

Wednesday, 4 March 2020
Train no. 597 to the Beer Sheva Central Station
The passenger embarked on the train at the Ofakim Station at 05:38 and disembarked at the Beer Sheva North University Station at 05:55.
Train no. 22 to Nahariya
The passenger embarked on the train at the Beer Sheva North University Station at 06:02 and disembarked at the Ramle Station at 06:56. During her journey, the train stopped at the stations at Lehavim-Rahat (06:12), Kiryat Gat (06:28), Kiryat Malachi-Yoav (06:39), and Mazkeret Batya (06:48).
Train no. 651 to the Beer Sheva Central Station
The passenger embarked on the train at the Rishon LeZion Moshe Dayan Station at 15:14 and disembarked at the Ofakim Station at 16:16. During her journey, the train stopped at the stations at Yavne West (15:23), Ashdod Ad Halom (15:35), Ashkelon (15:45), Sderot (15:57) and Netivot (16:06).
Thursday, 5 March 2020
Train no. 597 to the Beer Sheva Central Station
The passenger embarked on the train at the Ofakim Station at 05:40 and disembarked at the Beer Sheva North University Station at 05:55.
Train no. 22 to Nahariya
The passenger embarked on the train at the Beer Sheva North University Station at 06:02 and disembarked at the Ramle Station at 06:54. During her journey, the train stopped at the stations at Lehavim-Rahat (06:11), Kiryat Gat (06:26), Kiryat Malachi-Yoav (06:37), and Mazkeret Batya (06:46).
Train no. 37 to the Beer Sheva Central Station
The passenger embarked on the train at the Ramle Station at 15:34 and disembarked at the Beer Sheva North University Station at 16:31. During her journey, the train stopped at the stations at Mazkeret Batya (15:43), Kiryat Malachi-Yoav (15:54), Kiryat Gat (16:03), and Lehavim-Rahat (16:20).
Train no. 676 to the Ra'anana West Station.
The passenger embarked on the train at the Beer Sheva North University Station at 16:55 and disembarked at the Ofakim Station at 17:10.

Monday, 9 March 2020
Train no. 612 to the Ra'anana West Station.
The passenger embarked on the train at the Ofakim Station at 06:12 and disembarked at the Ashdod Ad Halom Station at 06:53. During her journey, the train stopped at the stations at Netivot (06:21), Sderot (06:30), and Ashkelon (06:43).
Train no. 230 to Binyamina
The passenger embarked on the train at the Ashdod Ad Halom Station at 06:58, and disembarked at the Lod Station at 07:37. During her journey, the train stopped at the stations at Yavne East (07:11), Rehovot (07:24), and Beer Yaakov (07:30).
Train no. 37 to the Beer Sheva Central Station
The passenger embarked on the train at the Ramle Station at 15:35 and disembarked at the Beer Sheva North University Station at 16:30. During her journey, the train stopped at the stations at Mazkeret Batya (15:44), Kiryat Malachi-Yoav (15:55), Kiryat Gat (16:03), and Lehavim-Rahat (16:20).

Updates and recommendations for train journeys:
  • From Wednesday, 11 March 2020, no person who arrived on an incoming flight to Israel will be allowed to travel by train. For full details 
  • The reserved seats service will be discontinued from Tuesday 17 March 2020 until further notice.
  • We recommend buying tickets from ticket vending machines (TVM) and not from a manned teller.
  • We recommend opening the car windows during the journey.
It is important to obey the Ministry of Health guidelines