Latest Transport in Israel Stories

2008-07-31 15:00:44

By SHELLY PAZ Sde Dov Airport's activity will be shifted to Terminal 1 in Ben- Gurion Airport for two months due to construction work intended to improve safety. Work on the lighting system of the airport's runway will start on October 26 and will last for two months, during which domestic flights to and from Eilat and Rosh Pina and private commercial flights will be shifted to Terminal 1. Terminal 1 is in operation through the summer, after which it will also be closed for...

2008-07-12 03:00:27

By Anonymous THE UPGRADING of Sandkraal Road in George, Western Cape, was identified through the George Mobility Strategy project, in which certain corridors in George were earmarked for upgrading to proper public transport routes. A public transport route was identified for provision for minibus taxis and buses, as per the proposed restructuring of the George Public Transport System, non-motorised transport, and dignified spaces. The project, which is being managed by the George office...

2006-05-28 03:45:18

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Thirteen people were killed on a South African highway after a pickup truck slammed into the back of a minibus taxi which exploded into flames, Johannesburg emergency services said on Sunday. "All the bodies were burned beyond recognition ... The truck hit the taxi so hard from the rear that it was lodged half-way inside it," said emergency services spokesman Malcolm Midgley. Seven people including both drivers survived and were being treated in hospital for...

2006-02-08 03:21:02

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - At least 11 people were killed in South Africa when a bus left the road and crashed in a storm, the latest in a series of accidents to strike the country's bus companies, local media said on Wednesday. Police said the long-distance bus traveling from the rural Eastern Cape to Cape Town was carrying about 50 people when it crashed and rolled outside the town of Aberdeen, the SAPA news agency reported. "There were six females, four males and one child killed,"...

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