From Friday 4th March until Saturday 12th March the Kiryat Gat to Dimona train line via Ber Sheva will be suspended for engineering works. The service will return to normal on Sunday 13th March.
The stations closed will be Lehavim-Rahat, Ber Sheva North, Ber Sheva University, Ber Sheva Central and Dimona.
Bus operators will provide an increased service between Tel Aviv and Ber Sheva during this period and Israel Railways are also planning to provide a replacement bus service between some of the stations closed.
Los Angeles Times Reports on the transformation of Jaffa Road
The transformation of Jaffa Road in Jerusalem is making news in America with a piece on Jerusalem's main thoroughfare to a pedestrianised route for the new Jerusalem Light Rail is appearing in the Los Angeles Times Newspaper.