MembersSiemens to Build Israel’s New Electro-Trains

The fast train line between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem has almost been completed.

By Israel Heute Redaktion |
Photo: Photo: Gidi Avinary/Flash90

The German company Siemens has won the contract to build 330 rail cars for the new railway lines in Israel. The contract is worth 3.8 billion shekels (around one billion US dollars). The company is still awaiting approval from the Israel Finance Ministry. The contract stipulates that Israel is purchasing sets of 60 electrical trains that in all will provide 33,000 passenger seats. In addition, Siemens will build...

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