In early April, again expected closures of the railway station «And Shalom» in tel Aviv and the discontinuation of train services connecting the North and South of Israel.
This action is taken in connection with the carrying out of works on construction of a new underground station «red line» of the tel Aviv tramway. The work is performed by company of the NET, and as reported on March 21, the portal Ynet, perform new construction phase will put in place additional tunnel complex.
At the moment it is unknown when and for what period of time will be closed station «And Shalom» and interrupted railway communication with the periphery. The company’s NET refused anyway to comment on this information. «All decisions about this are taken by a company «Rakevet Israel.» NETA only performs work and is not relevant to decisions about the closure of stations», — said the press service of the company. As it became known to edition NEWSru.co.il work should begin shortly before the Passover will be continued during holiday week, when the trains and highways downloaded more than usual due to the fact that the Israelis go camping.
From «Rakevet Israel» passed: «At the moment we are evaluating the possibility to stop the movement of trains during the tunnel the «red line». According to the preliminary assessment of the situation, the train will continue in a moment crossing paths units TBM». At the same time, representatives of the company emphasize: «the Final decision will be taken with caution directly in the process of work.»
The Ministry of transport at the moment does not comment on this information.
Recall that the operation of the station «And Shalom» was interrupted on March 5, which led to huge traffic jams throughout gush Dan. The original work on the excavation of the tunnel under the railway polotnyany was to last until March 12, but due to traffic jams in the center of the country, rail service was resumed three days earlier than planned.