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Yom Kippur 2022

Yom Kippur Transit Updates

September 29, 2022

Dear riders,

We have collected for you several public transit changes that will take place during Yom Kippur (October 4-5).

🚍 Changes in bus service during Yom Kippur

👉 On Yom Kippur eve, Tuesday October 4, bus service will gradually end by about 14:00.

👉 On Yom Kippur, Wednesday October 5, bus service will gradually resume starting at approximately 20:00.

🚆 Changes in the Israel Railways service

👉On the eve of Yom Kippur, Tuesday, October 4, the trains will operate according to a designated schedule, which includes reinforcing trains and operating designated lines on the eve of the holiday, including between Tel Aviv and Haifa.

Yom Kippur Eve, Tuesday, October 4:

The passenger trains will operate at 06:00 – 13:00 (approximately) in a reinforced format, based on Friday schedules, plus a train service between Nahariya – Haifa – Tel Aviv – Ben Gurion Airport (NATBAG) – Modi’in, as well as between Karmiel – Haifa – Tel Aviv – Be’er Sheva stations.

Between Haifa and Tel Aviv, the train frequency will be two trains every hour, in each direction.

On this day, the route of the line traveling between Netanya – Tel Aviv – Lod – Beit Shemesh stations will be extended and trains on this line will start and end their journey at Hadera West station (instead of Netanya).

In addition, trains will operate on the lines operated every Friday:

  • Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon – Herzliya.
  • Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon – Modi’in Center.
  • Netanya – Tel Aviv – Rehovot.
  • Be’er Sheva – Ofakim-Netivot – Sderot – Ashkelon.
  • Herzliya – Tel Aviv – Moshe Dayan – Ashkelon.
  • Beit She’an – Haifa Hof HaKarmel – on this day, slight changes will apply to the departure times of the trains on this line.

📍 On Yom Kippur, Wednesday, October 5, trains will not operate.

🚋 Changes in Light Rail service in Jerusalem

👉 On  Yom Kippur eve, Tuesday, October 4, the Light Rail service will end at approximately 14:00.

👉 On Yom Kippur eve, Wednesday, October 5, the Light Rail service will resume starting at approximately 21:00.

Moovit is updated with the latest changes released by the Ministry of Transportation.


Hatima Tova 🙏

The Moovit team