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Tel Aviv Metro
Posted by daveklepper on Monday, June 10, 2019 6:23 AM

In Neussebaum Street, Bat Yam, seacoast suburb south of Tel Aviv.

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by daveklepper on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 6:43 AM

Construction has progressed to wire installation:

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by daveklepper on Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:41 PM

From, Steve:   Tunmnel for the subway portion of the T. A. Red Line:

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Posted by emdmike on Thursday, May 20, 2021 8:48 PM

We need to be seeing more of this in the USA.  With the push for green this and green that and clean electric whatever.  We need to be seeing more of this type of construction and less new bus lines ect.  No need to own a car if public transportion was a much better thought out concept like it once was with massive networks like the Pacific Electric.  Great pics, thanks for posting!  

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Friday, May 21, 2021 11:30 AM

The thing is, we had a superb electric traction system here decades ago, but it died due to lack of interest, among other things.  

Ironic, considering now "Everything old is new again."

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Posted by emdmike on Saturday, May 22, 2021 12:13 PM

That was back when the automobile was a "new" thing and everybody wanted one.  The younger generations we have today are shunning owning a car, prefering to use other modes of transportation these days.  But now, with the cost of labor to install light rail, its hard to get it past the taxpayers who will ultimatly pay for it to be installed or reinstalled.  Between Uber, Lyft and other ride shares, taxies and buses, its an uphill battle in cities that have no light rail that is currently running.  

 

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Posted by daveklepper on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:30 AM

Big news - Today the first GUSH DAN tram ran in the Greater TLV region. This is part of the TLV Metro system.

see video
 
https://i.imgur.com/wsOhnyG.mp4
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Posted by daveklepper on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 10:12 AM
Test running starts on Tel Aviv Red Line 7 June 2021 Save article SHOW FULLSCREEN il-red-line-tram-test-1 zoom inzoom out ISRAEL: Tel-Aviv light rail project promoter NTA has started test running with its Chinese-built LRVs on the first section of the Red Line, which is now under construction between Petakh-Tikva and Bat Yam. SHOW FULLSCREEN il-red-line-tram-test-2 zoom inzoom out The first of 90 low-floor cars ordered from CRRC Changchun in 2015 was rolled out in China in April 2019, and several vehicles have now been delivered to the Red Line depot at Petakh-Tikva Kiryat-Arie. On May 31, a pair of units operating under their own power left the depot adjacent to the Israel Railways station, passing through the exit tunnel and down the depot branch as far as the Shenkar portal on Zeev Jabotinsky Street, along which the main route runs in a central median. The first low-speed move was protected by a police unit as local inhabitants were unfamiliar with the new transport mode. SHOW FULLSCREEN il-red-line-tram-test-3 zoom inzoom out ‘This is a huge step for NTA’, said General Manager Hayim Gluek after the inaugural run. ‘We took a ride on a modern and quiet train, and I’m proud of all our achievements, which proved that we are able to do what we have promised. Within few days we will perform test run along the whole of the Red Line alignment within Petakh-Tikva.’ A second trial on June 2 saw the test train continue along the outer section of the Red Line as far as the eastern terminus at the Petakh-Tikva central bus station. Further tests are to be undertaken to verify the performance of the 25 kV 50 Hz power supply, plus the safety, signalling and communications systems ahead of opening.

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