Railways Reform: A Utopian Vision That Leaves Passengers Stuck Fast

Two years after workers were paid unprecedented benefits, they're foiling reforms and reneging on agreement.

Fans of the Hapoel Be’er Sheva won’t be forgetting their soccer team’s away match against Haifa last month, and it has nothing to do with their team’s score. Rather, they’ll remember how they took the train home from Haifa - or meant to. In practice they found themselves exiting the train several kilometers north of their destination and walking along the tracks back to Be’er Sheva.