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30 March 2022: With our luggage on a PTG bus, a service train was taken from Tel Aviv-Savidor Centre to Bnei Brak where we joined the PTG charter train - 705 and 764 doing the honours again. Departing westwards we took the normally-non-passenger north curve of the Tel Baruch triangular junction, then continued northwards towards Haifa. At Haifa Center-HaSchmona we diverged onto the goods lines and paused alongside the depot at Haifa for an organised visit. Continuing on freight track we then visited Kishon Port, this time being allowed to alight for photographs. A reversal back at Haifa saw us pay an organised visit to the railway workshops at Kishon. The train then returned to Haifa East for a visit to the museum there, before the short run to Haifa Center-HaSchmona where we took "our" bus the short distance to the Hotel. After a brief freshen-up a group of us tried to visit the brand new cable car from HaMifrats Central Station, travelling there by service train. Unfortunately the cable car wasn't yet in use, despite various press releases saying that it was; so we caught a service train back west to Haifa-Bat Galim station; a fair walk then led to the Bet Galim - Mount Carmel cable car. Time for a beer before getting the service train back to Haifa Center-HaSchmona for the walk to the Haifa - Carmel funicular railway, which is completely underground and runs for several kilometres. Dinner was taken near the top station "Carmel Center" before descending back to "Downtown" for a further beer.
See trip report for the full itinerary, traction details and notes.