Tel Aviv HaShalom Railway Station

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Tel Aviv HaShalom
תחנת תל אביב השלום
Israel Railways
Tel Aviv Shalom Railway Station 01.jpg
Main entrance to the train station
Station statistics
Address 10 Givat HaTahmoshet St., Tel Aviv
Coordinates 32°04′24″N 34°47′35.5″E / 32.07333°N 34.793194°E / 32.07333; 34.793194Coordinates: 32°04′24″N 34°47′35.5″E / 32.07333°N 34.793194°E / 32.07333; 34.793194
Platforms 2
Tracks 3
Parking Payable spaces
Bicycle facilities 50 spaces
Other information
Opened May 5, 1996

Tel Aviv HaShalom Railway Station (Hebrew: תַּחֲנַת תֵּל אָבִיב הַשָּלוֹם) is one of the busiest railway stations in Israel, serving most lines of Israel Railways. It is located on HaShalom Interchange over Ayalon Highway in Tel Aviv. Opened in 1996, the station serves one of the most active business areas in Tel Aviv, as well as the HaKirya IDF base.

Like in all four railway stations in Tel Aviv, the railway tracks are located between the southbound and northbound lanes of the Ayalon Highway. The station was originally built with two side platforms, separated by two tracks. On September 2, 2006 a third track was opened on the eastern side of platform 2 and the platform was widened, creating the island platform 2-3. The station building is located above the platforms and has two entrances: a primary entrance from HaShalom Road and a secondary one, a bridge connected directly to the Azrieli shopping mall. New exit-only stairways were opened in 2008, allowing to climb from the platforms directly to the southern side of HaShalom Road. This new exit considerably shortened the walking distance to the eastbound bus stops.

Electronic boards display the timetable in the station building and in the Azrieli shopping mall. Electronic boards also exist on platforms 1 and 2 and display the next two trains departing from each platform.

Access[edit]

View from Ayalon Highway

The station has a central location in the city of Tel Aviv, adjacent to some of the most important crossroads in the city, and is also close to most parts of Givatayim. Kaplan Street stretches from the station to the west, towards the center of Tel Aviv. Begin Road passes near the station, separated from the railway track by the Azrieli Center. HaShalom Road is the continuation of Kaplan Street eastwards, and connects the station with east Tel Aviv, Givatayim, Ramat Gan and the eastern part of the Gush Dan metropolitan area.

Dozens of bus lines pass along Begin Road on their way to the central bus station and many other parts of Tel Aviv and Israel. A few lines pass on HaShalom Road and stop at the station's entrances. The bus lines are served primarily by Egged and Dan, but also by Kavim, Superbus, Connex and Nateev Express. Line 63, operated by Dan Bus Company, offers the most convenient way of getting to the city center, including Dizengoff Center and the beach promenades.

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