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Israeli Ministry of Transportation
Extension of high-speed rail to Old City Jerusalem expected to alleviate traffic, boost tourism
February 20, 2020
“Jews from around the world will be able to land at Ben-Gurion and in a short amount of time be at the Western Wall to be spiritually uplifted. It’s the perfect blend of modern technology and ancient spirituality,” said Rabbi Steve Burg, CEO of Aish HaTorah.
Israel plans to extend Tel Aviv-Jerusalem high-speed rail to Western Wall
February 18, 2020
The project would involve the construction of two new stations and an 1.8-mile-long tunnel under downtown Jerusalem and the Old City.
Netanyahu travels first leg of Tel Aviv-Jerusalem high-speed train’s maiden voyage
September 20, 2018
The Yizhak Navon Station in Jerusalem (named after Israel’s first Sephardic president) is one of the five deepest train stations in the world, measuring 60 meters to 80 meters below street level.
High-speed Tel Aviv-Jerusalem rail to launch within three months
January 11, 2018
The rail will launch on March 30, exactly as forecasted by the former CEO of Israel Railways, Boaz Tzafrir, in 2014.