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New Timetable and Additional Services for the Tishri Holidays

Starting from 20.9.17, new timetable will be launched which includes the opening of the new stations at Carmiel and Achihud stations. In addition, we have added train services specifically for the Tishri Holidays.

 

Following are the main changes:

  • Autumn 2017 Timetable

  • New stations: Carmiel and Achihud. The new stations will serve two lines: Carmiel – Haifa Hof HaKarmel and Carmiel – Be'er Sheva Central.

  • We added additional trains from Lod station between 06:30 to 09:30 and between 16:00 to 18:00 on the Carmiel – Be'er Sheva line.

  • We added additional trains from Kfar Habad station between 06:00 to 08:00 and between 16:00 to 18:00 on the Binyamina – Ashkelon line.

  • We added additional trains in Hadera West station at 9:09 to stations in Tel Aviv and Be'er Sheva and at 19:53 from Be'er Sheva Central station and Tel Aviv stations.

  • We added additional train on Sunday to Thursday from Ashkelon station to Be'er Sheva Central station. The train departs at 6:07 and stops at: Sderot, Netivot, Ofakim, Be'er Sheva North-University and Be'er Sheva Central stations

  • ​The 23:19 train from Be'er Sheva Central to Ashkelon will stop at: Be'er Sheva North-University, Ofakim, Netivot, Sderot and Ashkelon stations.

  • ​The train to Hod HaSharon station, on Sunday through Thursday, will begin the ride from Be'er Sheva Central station at 04:49 instead from Netivot station. It will stop also at Be'er Sheva North-University, Ofakim and Netivot stations

  • The 23:08 train from Hod HaSharon station, on Sunday through Thursday, will continue from Netivot station to Be'er Sheva Central station and will also stop at Ofakim, Be'er Sheva North-University and Be'er Sheva Central stations.

  • The express train at 05:27 from Be'er Sheva station to Hod HaSharon station, via Ashkelon and Tel Aviv stations, will continue direct from Rishon LeTsiyyon Moshe Dayan station to Tel Aviv stations.

  • The express train at 15:38 from Hod HaSharon station to Be'er Sheva Central station, via Ashkelon and Tel Aviv stations, will continue direct from Tel Aviv stations to Rishon LeTsiyyon Moshe Dayan station.

  • ​Waiting times for trains to / from Dimona have been improved.​

  • ​From Wednesday, 13.9.17, the Hersliyya – Tel Aviv – Jerusalem line will be divided into two tracks: Hersliyya – Bet Shemesh and Bet Shemesh – Jerusalem Malha. Passengers travelling to / from Jerusalem will change trains at Bet Shemesh.


Tishri Holidays

Rosh HaShana (Jewish New Year)

  • Wednesday, 20.09.17 (Eve of Rosh HaShana) – Trains will operate according to special timetable, In accordance with the Friday timetable.
  • Thursday and Friday, 21 -22.09.17 – No train services.

Yom HaKippurim

  • Friday, 29.09.17 (Eve of Yom HaKippurim) – Trains will operate according to a special timetable until 13:00.
  • Saturday evening, 30.09.17 – No train services apart from a train from Nahariya to Ben Gurion Airport at 23:13.

Succoth and Simchat Torah – Details will be available at a later date.

 

For further details, please go to Israel Rail Journey Pl​​anner​

We wish you all a very happy festive season, a happy new year and hope that you enjoy your ride!​​