Kiryat Gat Railway Station

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Qiryat Gat Railway Station
תחנת הרכבת קריית גת
كريات جات
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Coordinates 31°36′12″N 34°46′40″E / 31.60333°N 34.77778°E / 31.60333; 34.77778Coordinates: 31°36′12″N 34°46′40″E / 31.60333°N 34.77778°E / 31.60333; 34.77778
Line(s) Tel Aviv - Beersheba
Platforms 2
Tracks 4
Construction
Parking 100
History
Opened July 1960
Closed 1979 to 1997
Rebuilt 1997
Traffic
Passengers (2009) 650,000 Increase 10%

Kiryat Gat Railway Station is a station on the Israel Railways lines between Tel Aviv (and points north) and Be'er Sheva, serving Kiryat Gat. It is located in the industrial zone in the east of Kiryat Gat. The station was first opened in July 1960, but was closed from 1979 to 1997. In December 2006 the station served a daily average of 1850 passengers.

The station is accessible by intracity bus routes 1, 2, 3, and regional bus routes 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70 and 251. All routes are operated by Dan BaDarom.

Train service[edit]

The station is open 24 hours a day, except on Saturdays. At peak times there are two trains per hour in each direction to and from Tel Aviv (and points north) and Be're Sheva, with a journey time of approximately half an hour to each city. Service then drops to one train per hour at off-peak times. Early morning trains to and from the station also stop at Ben Gurion International Airport.

Station Lines[edit]

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Preceding station   Israel Railways   Following station
Towards: Kiryat Motzkin
Tel Aviv HaHagana
  Kiryat MotzkinTel AvivBeersheba
Inter-City Service
  Towards: Beersheba Central
Beersheba North
Towards: Nahariya
Ramla
  NahariyaTel AvivBeersheba
Inter-City Service
  Towards: Beersheba Central
Lehavim