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Changes in train traffic in the Haifa and northern area, Friday, December 3, 2021


As part of the annual maintenance plan, infrastructure works will be carried out for the maintenance, upgrade and replacement of track components in the area of the Haifa Center - HaShmona Station on Friday, December 3, 2021.

Due to the works, no trains will be operated on the following lines:

  • Karmiel – Haifa - Hof HaKarmel.
  • Beit She'an – Haifa - Hof HaKarmel.
    Nahariya – Haifa - Hof HaKarmel.

  • The following stations will be closed on this date: Nahariya, Ako, Kiryat Motzkin, Kiryat Hayim, Hutsot HaMifrats, HaMifrats Central, Haifa - Hof HaKarmel, Haifa - Bat Galim, Haifa Center - HaShmona, Karmiel, Ahihud, Beit She'an, Afula - Rafael Eitan, Migdal Ha’emek - Kfar Barukh, Yokne’am - Kfar Yehoshu’a. 

Train traffic will revert to normal on Saturday, December 4, 2021, upon the resumption of service.

Details regarding the bolstering of regular public transport lines can be found at the Ministry of Transport hotline on telephone: *8787

  • It is recommended to remain updated regarding trip times, at the Journey Planner



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.