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Train traffic Changes in Haifa and North, 3.9.21

Changes in train traffic in the Haifa and North areas on Friday September 3, 2021, due to railway track upgrade and development work in Haifa


As part of the annual maintenance plan, infrastructure work will be carried out for the maintenance, upgrade and replacement of rail components in the area of the Haifa Center - HaShmona station on Friday, September 3, 2021.

Due to the work, no trains will be operated on the following lines:
  • Karmiel – Haifa - Hof HaKarmel
  • Beit She’an – Haifa - Hof HaKarmel – Also, due to the work, the train departing from the Beit She’an station on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 23:36, will not be operated.
  • Nahariya – Haifa Hof HaKarmel 
  • The following stations will be closed on this date: Nahariya, Ako, Kiryat Motzkin, Kiryat Haim, Hutsot HaMifrats, Lev HaMifrats, Karmiel, Ahihud, Beit She’an, Afula - Rafael Eitan, Migdal Ha’Emek Kfar Barukh, Yokne’am - Kfar Yehoshu’a.
  • On this date, the regular bus lines in the area will be bolstered.
  • Train traffic will revert to normal on Saturday September 4, 2021 with the resumption of service



  • It is recommended to remain updated with respect to trip times through the trip route planning option on the app and at the Railways telephone hotline on: *5770, before arriving at the stations.
  • Details regarding the bolstering of regular public transport lines can be obtained at the Ministry of Transport’s telephone hotline on: *8787.
  • It is mandatory to wear a mask inside the trains and in enclosed spaces at the train stations. Passengers are required to wear a mask throughout the journey and to maintain social distancing.
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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.