As of Wednesday, February 3, 2021, Israel Railways will resume service on all lines south of Tel Aviv, except for the Be’er Sheva - Rishon LeTsiyon Moshe Dayan - Hertsliya line (the Western Negev line and the Sharon Ring), which will operate commencing from Wednesday, February 10, 2021 (instead of from February 3, 2021), which is occurring in order to continue the impetus of the electrification of the railway line to Ashkelon.
Following are the routes that will be resumed starting on Wednesday, February 3, 2021:
The Be’er Sheva - Tel Aviv line (passing through Kiryat Gat, Lod stations, etc.).
The Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon - Hertsliya line.
The Bet Shemesh - Netanya line.
The Modi’in - Nahariya line.
The Be’er Sheva - Karmi’el line.
Trains travelling on the suburban line, Binyamina - Ashkelon, will terminate their trips at the Rehovot station until further notice and the Yavne East station will remain closed to train services.
Passengers who commence or terminate their trips at the Ashdod or Ashkelon Stations, will make use of the Be’er Sheva - Herzliya line (which will open for full use on February 10) which stops at these stations.
and Ashkelon stations will remain closed.
The Rishon LeTsiyon HaRishonim - Lod line.
The Dimona - Be’er Sheva North University line.
Stations which will reopen for service on Wednesday, February 3, 2021:
Lod, Lod - Gane Aviv, Kfar Habad, Modi'in Center, Pa’ate Modi'in, Jerusalem - Yitzhak Navon, Ramla, Bet Shemesh, Be’er Ya’akov, Rishon LeTsiyon - HaRishonim, Rehovot, Mazkeret Batya, Kiryat Malakhi - Yoav, Kiryat Gat, Lehavim - Rahat, Be’er Sheva North - University, Be’er Sheva Center, Dimona.