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February 19, 2017 / 23 Shevat, 5777
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Electric Train for Jerusalem-Tel Aviv Line Arrives

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A Bombardier regional electric train currently operating in Germany.

Israel Railways has received its first electric train, and will operate it on the new Jerusalem-Tel Aviv line which is under construction but has been delayed and now is scheduled to open in 2018.

The electric trains will also operate on the line between Akko, north of Haifa, and Carmiel, east of Mediterranean Coast.

Israel Railways has ordered from Bombardier 72 trains, which meet European fire standards and will allow speeds of up to 100 miles an hour.

Each electric train will carry six cars and can seat 750 passengers, Globes reported.

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  1. I’ll be glad to take it.

  2. Jean Perles says:

    THAT THE WAY I’M LOVIN’IT ………………..

  3. Nice looking train!

  4. Lydia Hammel says:

    Wonderful I will like to be in one

  5. wonderful! i want to ride but i cant

  6. Yehudah Block says:

    1018? Long time to wait what!?!??

  7. Lois Koenig says:

    It will operate in 1018????????????? Wow! 😉

  8. Sara Ovits says:

    i think you meant to write that train will open in 2018. looking forward !

  9. Steven Sanmarco says:

    I don't like the idea from an archeological standpoint.

  10. Ida Plaut says:

    Now all we need are the new tracks and electric wiring.

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