Three new bus routes are scheduled to begin the coming days; from Betar Illit to chareidi areas of Ashdod, Netanya and Kiryat Gat. In stage one of the new service the bus lines will operate only on erev Shabbos and motzei Shabbos and service will be expanded based on demand. The service will be operational in both directions, that is to say to and from Betar, operated by the Illit Company.
Illit officials add riders will be able to transfer to other buses free of charge in Betar.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)