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|Opened||9 April 2005|
|Rank||66 out of 68|
Tel Aviv – Jerusalem line
Jerusalem–Malha railway station is one of two Israel Railways termini in Jerusalem, the other being Jerusalem–Yitzhak Navon railway station. The station is located in the southern neighborhood of Malha, across from the Jerusalem Shopping Mall, Jerusalem Arena and Teddy Stadium.
As it is much less centrally located than Navon station, and the historic Jaffa–Jerusalem railway provides a much slower journey to the Tel Aviv area than the modern Tel Aviv–Jerusalem railway, ridership is very low. 115,118 passengers boarded or disembarked at the station in 2019, ahead of only the adjacent Biblical Zoo railway station and Dimona railway station.
Jerusalem–Malha is the current terminus of the Jaffa–Jerusalem railway. The other Jerusalem station on this line is the Biblical Zoo station which is served by limited stops. Jerusalem Malha was opened on April 9, 2005, when the historic Jaffa–Jerusalem railway was restored after being out of service for six years. The line underwent a major renovation, including the laying of new tracks. Jerusalem Malha replaced the historic Jerusalem railway station near the Old City as the terminus of the line, which was not restored due to the objections of area residents over train noise. There are conceptual plans to someday connect the line from the new Navon station to Malha station.
- "2019 Freedom of Information Law Annual Report" (PDF). Israel Railways.
- Keinan, Lior (27 June 2020). "רגב נגד האוצר: מסרבת לבטל את הקו לדימונה - חרף מיעוט נוסעים". Channel 13 News. Retrieved 19 March 2021.
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