Tel Aviv University railway station

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Tel Aviv University station
תחנת תל אביב האוניברסיטה
Israel Railways
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Location 95 Rokah Blvd., Tel Aviv, Israel
Coordinates 32°06′13″N 34°48′16.5″E / 32.10361°N 34.804583°E / 32.10361; 34.804583Coordinates: 32°06′13″N 34°48′16.5″E / 32.10361°N 34.804583°E / 32.10361; 34.804583
Platforms 2
Tracks 4
Construction
Parking 170 spaces
History
Opened October 2000

Tel Aviv University railway station is an Israel Railways station in northern Tel Aviv, Israel. It is officially named Tel Aviv Universita – Merkaz HaYeridim in Hebrew (English: Tel Aviv University – Exhibition Center), due to its proximity to Tel Aviv University and the Israel Trade Fairs & Convention Center.

The station has four platforms connected by pedestrian tunnels. It is the northern-most passenger rail station in Tel Aviv and the express, non-stop train from the station can reach southern Haifa's Hof HaCarmel railway station in about 40 minutes. Outside the station, there is a bus terminal serving the areas adjacent to the university.

Access[edit]

The station is located between the lanes of the Ayalon Highway at the Rokah Boulevard interchange. The western entrance is connected to Tel Aviv University by a long stairway, while the eastern entrance allows foot access to the Israel Trade Fairs & Convention Center and to the Yarkon Park. There is a parking facility located near the eastern entrance, between the station and the Trade Fairs Center. The parking can be accessed by private transport from Rokah Boulevard or by taking the Exhibition Center exit from the notrhbound lane of the Ayalon Highway.

A Dan Bus Company terminal is adjacent to the western entrance of the station. It is the terminus of routes 7, 13, 40, 45, 49, 113 and 289, that connect the station to Tel Aviv University and continue further to different parts of Tel Aviv and Gush Dan. On the eastern entrance of the station there is a small bus terminal that contains only the terminus of Dan bus line 8 that operated on rush hours only.
On Rokah Boulevard, outside the eastern entrance, are stops of Dan routes 8, 22, 40, 89, 122, 189 and 266 as well as routes from Tel Aviv to Herzliya, Ra'anana and Kfar Saba: 47, 48, 247 of Metropoline Bus Company and 521 of the Egged Bus Cooperative.

Preceding station   Israel Railways   Following station
Towards: Nahariya
Binyamina
  NahariyaHaifaTel AvivBen-Gurion AirportModi'in
Inter-City Service
  Towards: Modi'in Central
Tel Aviv Savidor Central
Towards: Haifa Center HaShmona
Hadera West
  HaifaTel AvivBeersheba
Inter-City Service
  Towards: Beersheba Central
Tel Aviv Savidor Central
Towards: Naharyiya
Carmel Beach
  NahariyaTel AvivBe'er Sheva
Inter-City Service
  Towards: Be'er Sheva Center
Tel Aviv Savidor Central
Towards: Haifa Center HaShmona
Herzliya
  Herzliya - Tel Aviv - Jerusalem
Inter-City Service
  Towards: Jerusalem Malha
Tel Aviv Savidor Central
Towards: Binyamina/Netanya
Herzliya
  Binyamina/Netanya - Tel Aviv - Rehovot/Ashkelon
Suburban Service
  Towards: Rehovot/Ashkelon
Tel Aviv Savidor Central
Towards: Netanya
Herzliya
  Netanya - Tel Aviv - Rishon LeZion
Suburban Service
  Towards: HaRishonim
Tel Aviv Savidor Central
Towards: Ra'anana West
Bnei Brak
  Hod HaSharon - Tel Aviv - Rishon LeZion - Ashkelon - Be'er Sheva
Suburban Service
  Towards: Be'er Sheva Center
Tel Aviv Savidor Central