Rosh Hashanah is around the corner, and we at Moovit want to wish you a Happy New Year! 🍏🍯
As always, we are here for you with the most updated public transit information.
Here are the expected changes that will be applied:
🚉 Changes in Israel Railways service
Changes in Bus service
On Rosh Hashanah Eve, September 15th, buses will operate on a holiday schedule.
On Rosh Hashanah, September 16th, buses will not operate at all and will begin operating again on September 17th in the evening.
* In East Jerusalem and the Arab sector, bus lines will operate as usual.
🚋 Changes in Light Rail service in Jerusalem
In honor of Rosh Hashanah, Cfir is increasing the light rail schedule in Jerusalem for the benefit of passengers.
On Thursday, September 14th, the light rail will operate after midnight until 02:00 AM.
On Motzei Rosh HaShana, September 17th:
– On some lines from Jerusalem to Beit Shemesh, service will be extended until 01:30.
– Line 616 will depart from Kiryat HaMada/Ha-Marpe Stop (9944), and the stop at Hartum/Golda Meir (1685) will be cancelled.
– Lines 617 and 619 in the direction from Jerusalem to Beit Shemesh will be cancelled. Instead, lines 637, 638, and 639 will operate from the Shefa Haim/Golda Meir (5669).
On Rosh Hashanah Eve, September 15th, all the lines will operate on Friday’s schedule.
On Rosh Hashanah, September 16th, there will be no service, except for Metronit lines 1 and 5א.
On Motzei Rosh Hashanah, September 17th, the lines will operate on Saturday’s (Mozeti Shabbat) schedule.
Night lines in the valleys, 190, 191, and 193, will only operate on the evening of September 17, 2023.
Jerusalem – Departure points for intercity lines at the end of the holiday (Motzei Rosh HaShana):
Jerusalem is preparing for thousands of visitors, with an upgraded transportation system for the Western Wall, designated departure points after the holidays, and special traffic arrangements:
Line 414 (Egged) to Bnei Brak and Line 459 (Egged) to Ashdod – will operate at the departure point of Kiryat HaMada/Ha-Marpe.
Line 555 (Egged) to Arad – will operate at the departure point of Yeshivah Gur School/Yirmiyahu (there will be no pick-up along the regular route). In addition, on this day, from the beginning of service until the end of service, the following Egged lines will not pass at this stop: Line 64 to Ramot, Line 65 to Pisgat Ze’ev, Line 67 to Ramat Shlomo, and Line 68 to Har Hatzofim.
Line 556 (Egged) to Kiryat Gat – will operate at the departure point of Yirmiyahu/Minhat Yitshak (there will be no pick-up along the regular route).
Lines 637, 638, 639 (Tnufa) to Beit Shemesh – will operate at the departure point of Shefa Haim/Golda Meir Boulevard.
Line 983 (Nativ Express) to Hatzor – will run on a special route at specific hours.
Line 616 (Tnufa) to Beit Shemesh – will depart from Kiryat HaMada/Ha-Marpe Stop (the Hartum/Golda Meir stop will be canceled).
Lines 617, 619 (Tnufa) in the direction from Jerusalem to Beit Shemesh will be canceled (it is recommended to use the express lines 637, 638, 639).
🚌 Changes in Bus service
On Thursday, September 14th, 2023, from 17:00 to 23:00, the running event “Hoodies Singles RUN” event will take place in Tel Aviv.
Starting from 17:00, the following streets will be closed to vehicle traffic in both directions: from Rechavam Ze’evi Street to Shai Agnon Street, and Zaharira Charifai Street from Ibn Gabirol Street.
There may be changes and delays in bus routes and service in the area.
It is recommended to plan your trip in advance 🚥. *There might be unexpected changes.*
Moovit is updated with the latest changes that are being published by the bus operators and the Ministry of Transportation.
Happy Holidays and Shana Tova 🙂
The Moovit Team