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The name «egged» was invented by the poet Chaim Nachman Bialik, a classic of Jewish revival, and for many years this word was a synonym of bus. In the days of Sukkot history Center cooperative bus «egged» is exciting fun for the whole family: over 70 unique buses and many other interesting exhibits visitors will see the exhibition, which opens Holon.
A fascinating journey accompanied by a fascinating story about the history of public transportation in Israel, numbering nearly 80 years. The visitors Center will be able to feel like passengers plying in those days buses and take a dive so the atmosphere of the first days of the founding of the state – an exciting adventure for children and a pleasant nostalgia for adults.
The bus presented at the exhibition, restored to the smallest detail, painted in the original color and look very authentic, and many of them are still on the go.
The exhibition includes and other vehicles that were on the «egged»: tanks, tugs, training buses. In most of them you can sit and see a special bag driver, device for coins and the composter with the individual pattern of the puncture, which was in those days each driver.
Noah Slutsky, Director, Center for the history of «egged», promises to «show and tell a story that will touch everyone’s heart, in plain language, understandable to both adults and children.»
Most buses in the Centre has its own history: the first Ford «Tapla» – «pan» in Yiddish, which cruised in the 30 years between the settlements was also used to transport eggs, milk cans, chickens, and vegetables; the first bus that went to Santa Catarina after the six day war; a double-Decker bus, which was operated by «Egged» in the 90-ies and other interesting details.
The history center’s, located in Holon on the street Moshe Dayan, will be open during the days of Sukkot, from Sunday to Tuesday, from 8 to 10 October 2017, 8:30 to 12:30; Friday, October 6, 2017 — 8:00 a.m. to 12:00.
Entrance and Parking is free.
During the year, the history Center’s open on Fridays, from 8:00 to 12:00 and from Sunday to Thursday only for groups by appointment, from 8:00 to 11:30.
A visit to the Centre can be ordered by phone: 03-9142361 or Fax: 03-9142364/