Funding approved for Jerusalem light rail extension

The Red Line opened in 2011 with a fleet of 46 Alstom Citadis 302 trams.

ISRAEL: On June 26 the Jerusalem Regional Planning Committee approved a 1·1bn shekel allocation from the Transportation Ministry’s budget to extend the city’s light rail line from Mount Herzl to Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Centre. Total spending on the project is expected to be 4bn shekels.

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