Beit Yehoshua railway station

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Beit Yehoshua railway station
תחנת הרכבת בית יהושע
Israel Railways
Beit Yehoshua Railway Station.JPG
Coordinates 32°15′46.20″N 34°51′36.95″E / 32.2628333°N 34.8602639°E / 32.2628333; 34.8602639Coordinates: 32°15′46.20″N 34°51′36.95″E / 32.2628333°N 34.8602639°E / 32.2628333; 34.8602639
Platforms 2
Tracks 3
Disabled access Yes
Opened May 1953
Electrified no

Beit Yehoshua railway station (Hebrew: תחנת הרכבת בית יהושע‎, Taḥanat HaRakevet Beit Yehoshua) is an Israel Railways passenger station located in Beit Yehoshua and serves the village and the southern part of the city of Netanya, with its large industrial zones, as well as other small communities in the area.

Train service[edit]

The station mostly serves suburban trains on the Binyamina/Netanya–Tel Aviv–Rehovot/Ashkelon and Netanya–Tel Aviv–Rishon LeZion suburban lines with a total of four stops at the station in each direction per hour at peak times and two stops at off-peak times.

On certain days and times Beer Sheva–Tel Aviv–Haifa–Nahariya intercity trains also make stops at the station.

Platform 1 is used for southbound suburban or intercity trains, platform 2 for northbound suburban or intercity trains, and platform 3 is for used for freight trains and by bypassing trains to reduce delays. The station is situated between Netanya railway station to the north and Herzliya railway station to the south. As of 2016, Sapir station is being constructed between the station and the Netanya railway station.

Preceding station   Israel Railways   Following station
Netanya Sapir
towards Binyamina
  Binyamina–Ashkelon line
Suburban Service
towards Rehovot or Ashkelon
Towards: Netanya
  NetanyaTel AvivBeit Shemesh
Inter-city Service
  Towards: Beit Shemesh

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