Be'er Sheva North Railway Station - History

History

After the closure of the old Turkish railway south of the town in 1927, the railway to Be'er Sheva mainly served the phosphate and other mineral industries in the Negev. The first passenger train station at the site opened on March 29, 1956. Between then and the opening of Be'er Sheva Central in 2000 it was the only railway station in Be'er Sheva. In 2002, it was decided to move the passenger terminal at Be'er Sheva North 350 meters northwards to a new building nearby the university and an additional island platform was built. The new Beersheba North passenger terminal opened in 2005.

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