Herzliya Railway Station

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Herzliya Railway Station
תחנת הרכבת הרצליה
Israel Railways
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Passenger platforms at the station. As of 2015, additional platforms are being built to the left of the existing platforms shown above.
Location Ben Zion Michaeli St. next to Shiv'at HaKohavim Mall Herzliya,
Israel
Coordinates 32°09′50″N 34°49′53″E / 32.16389°N 34.83139°E / 32.16389; 34.83139Coordinates: 32°09′50″N 34°49′53″E / 32.16389°N 34.83139°E / 32.16389; 34.83139
Line(s) Binyamina/Netanya - Tel Aviv -Rehovot/Ashkelon
Platforms 2
Tracks 3
Construction
Parking 300
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened 1953
Rebuilt April 3, 2004
Binyamina/Netanya - Rehovot/Ashkelon suburban line
Binyamina
Caesarea-Pardes Hanna
Hadera Ma'arav
Netanya
Netanya Sapir
Beit Yehoshua
Herzliya
to Hod Hasharon, Lod
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv Savidor Central
Tel Aviv HaShalom
Tel Aviv HaHagana
to Rishon LeZion Moshe Dayan
to Ben Gurion Airport, Modi'in
Kfar Chabad
Lod
to Be'er Sheva, Jerusalem
Be'er Ya'akov
to Rishon LeZion HaRishonim
Rehovot
Yavne East
to Yavne West
Ashdod Ad Halom
Ashkelon

Source:[1]

Herzliya Railway Station (Hebrew: תחנת הרכבת הרצליה‎‎, Taḥanat HaRakevet Herzliya) is an Israel Railways passenger station located in the city of Herzliya. The station currently has an island platform and a side platform serving three tracks. As of 2015, the Ayalon Highway is being extended past the station northwards (as part of the Route 531 project) and at the completion of this project, the platforms will lie contained in the median of the highway, like the train stations in Tel Aviv.

The existing station was built in the 2000s to replace the older station which was opened on October 23, 1989 that was located a few hundred meters to the south of the present location. The old station was itself a reconstruction of the original station, built in 1953 together with the Coastal Railway. Most of the trains which stop at the station are suburban trains on the Binyamina/Netanya - Tel Aviv - Rehovot/Ashkelon line. In the future, it will also be a part of a new circular route (Sharon Railway) that will serve the city of Ra'annana to the northeast. Currently this railway loop is partially built and serves the Bnei Brak, Petah Tiqva, Rosh Ha-Ayin, Kfar Sava and Hod Hasharon stations. The missing section of the loop (from east of Ra'annana to the Coastal railway) is being built as part of the Route 531 construction project.

Currently, the station is accessible from east of the tracks; as part of the route 531 project, access from the west will be built as well, including a new 290-space parking lot to be constructed west of the station, supplementing the existing eastern lot. Also as part of the project the side platform is being converted to an island platform and another island platform is being built east of the existing platforms. At the end of these works, the station will contain a total of three island platforms serving a total six tracks, effectively doubling the size of the station.

Preceding station   Israel Railways   Following station
Towards: Binyamina/Netanya
Beit Yehoshua
  Binyamina/Netanya - Tel Aviv - Rehovot/Ashkelon
Suburban Service
  Towards: Rehovot/Ashkelon
Tel Aviv University
Terminus   Herzliya - Tel Aviv - Jerusalem
Inter-City Service
  Towards: Jerusalem Malha
Tel Aviv University
Towards: Netanya
Beit Yehoshua
  Netanya - Tel Aviv - Rishon LeZion
Suburban Service
  Towards: HaRishonim
Tel Aviv University
  1. ^ "Route Map". Israel Railways.