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Temporary closure of the Beer Sheva and Dimona stations and changes in train traffic, due to track replacement work

From 21:00 on Monday, 15 April 2019 through 05:00 on Thursday, 18 April 2019

Monday, 15 April 2019

Trains between Tel Aviv Hahagana and Beer Sheva Central stations
  • Trains departing from the Beer Sheva Central Station to the Tel Aviv Hahagana Station at 21:19, 22:19, and 23:05 will begin their journey at the Ofakim Station
  • The train departing from the Beer Sheva Central Station to the Tel Aviv Hahagana Station at 23:51 will not operate.
  • Trains departing from the Ra'anana West Station to the Beer Sheva Central Station at 18:59, 19:59, 20:59, and 21:59 will end their journey at the Ofakim Station.
  • The Beer Sheva Central Station, the Beer Sheva North Station, and the Dimona Stations will be closed.

Tuesday-Thursday, 16-18 April 2019

  • Trains on the Ra'anana West-Beer Sheva Central line will begin and end their journeys at the Ofakim Station.
  • Trains on the Herzliya-Beer Sheva Central line (including trains that begin and end their journeys at the Tel Aviv Savidor Central Station), will begin and end their journeys at the Lehavim-Rahat Station.
  • Trains on the Karmiel-Beer Sheva Central line will begin and end their journeys at the Lehavim-Rahat Station.
  • Trains on the Dimona-Beer Sheva North line will not operate.
  • The night Tel Aviv Hahagana-Beer Sheva Central line
- Trains departing from the Beer Sheva Central Station to the Tel Aviv Hahagana Station at 23:51, 00:51, 01:51, and 2:51 will not operate.
- Trains departing from the Tel Aviv Hahagana Station to the Beer Sheva Central at 01:10, 02:10, 03:10, 04:10, and 05:10 will not operate.
  • The Beer Sheva Central Station, the Beer Sheva North Station, and the Dimona Stations will be closed.

We apologize for the temporary inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Ride services (free)
Monday, 15 April 2019
From the Beer Sheva North Station to the Ofakim Station:
21:25, 22:25, 23:17

From the Ofakim Station to the Beer Sheva North Station:
21:13, 22:11, 23:13, 00:13, 01:23 

From the Beer Sheva North Station to the Lehavim-Rahat Station:
21:05, 22:20, 23:05

From the Lehavim-Rahat Station to the Beer Sheva North Station:
21:15, 22:30, 23:15, 00:15

Tuesday-Thursday, 16-18 April 2019
From the Lehavim-Rahat Station to the Beer Sheva North Station:
Every 30 minutes from 07:15 to 00:15 (xx:15, xx:45)

From the Beer Sheva North Station to the Lehavim-Rahat Station:
04:45, 05:40, 06:20, 06:40, 07:10, 07:20, 07:40, 08:10, 08:20, 08:40, 09:20, 09:40, 10:20, 10:40, 11:20, 11:40, 12:20, 12:40, 13:20, 13:40, 14:20, 14:40, 15:20, 15:40, 16:20, 16:40, 17:20, 17:40, 18:20, 18:40, 19:20, 19:40, 20:20, 20:40, 21:20, 21:40, 22:20, 22:40, 23:05
From the Ofakim Station to the Beer Sheva North Station:
07:13, 07:41, 08:13, 08:41, 09:13, 09:41, 10:13, 10:41, 11:13, 12:13, 13:13, 14:13, 15:13, 16:13, 16:41, 17:13, 17:35, 18:13, 18:35, 19:13, 19:35, 20:13, 20:40, 21:13, 22:11, 23:13, 00:13, 01:23

From the Beer Sheva North Station to the Ofakim Station:
04:25, 05:00, 05:25, 05:56, 06:25, 06:56, 07:25, 07:56, 08:25, 08:56, 09:25, 10:25, 11:25, 12:25, 13:25, 14:25, 14:56, 15:25, 15:56, 16:25, 16:56, 17:25, 17:56, 18:25, 19:25, 20:25, 21:25, 22:25, 23:17

Accessible shuttle service (free)
If the general shuttle service is not accessible for you, you may contact the station staff or travel coordination call center at telephone *5770 or on the website -  to obtain alternative accessible service. 


Compensation during the closure
Tracks require regular maintenance, which sometimes requires the temporary closing of a rail section. If you have purchased a 30-day flexible Rav Kav or 7-day flexible Rav Kav, and you cannot travel because of a temporary closure of a track section, which was not announced on the Israel Railways website and in the stations seven days from the day the tickets were purchased, you be eligible for an extension of the use period of the ticket, depending on the type of ticket in your possession.

Pursuant to Ministry of Transport instructions:
  • The holders of student period tickets of any kind are not eligible for compensation for the closing of a track section.
  • If notification of the closing of a track section is announced on the website and at the stations 14 days before the start of the closure, holders of 7-day flexible Rav Kav will not be eligible for an extension.
  • If notification of the closing of a track section is announced on the website and at the stations 37 days before the start of the closure, holders of 30-day flexible Rav Kav will not be eligible for an extension.

For additional information, call the customer service call center by telephone, *5770.