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Illit Transport Ltd. (Hebrew: עילית קווי תחבורה בע"מ‎) was an Israeli bus company that operates in Beitar Illit. Illit was merged into Kavim in 2011 but the routes are still operated under the Illit brand.

Illit bus

According to its official website, Illit was founded in 2005, winning its first tender to begin operations in 2006. It replaced 'Betar Tours', which had provided bus service to the city previously.[1][2] In 2011, Illit was merged into Kavim but Illit is still used as a brand for the Beitar Illit routes.

The company owned 80 buses, running 5 intracity lines including 3 lines for school children, 11 lines to Jerusalem, one to Beit Shemesh and one to Bnei Brak.


  1. ^ Yechiel Spira (2009-02-08). "Betar Illit Takes On Insolent Bus Drivers". The Yeshiva World News. Retrieved 2011-07-15. 
  2. ^ "New Beitar Bus Company "Elite"". official Beitar city website. Retrieved 2011-07-15. 

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