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Plan to Construct Subway in Haifa Announced; City to Finance Project

A plan to construct a subway to link the center of Haifa with Mt. Carmel, a distance of two kilometers (one and one-quarter miles) away, was announced here today following an inspection visit to Haifa by four engineers employed by Dunkirk Enterprises, the company which will build the railway link.

The line, which will have three intermediate stations between its two terminals, will run underground for a distance of about 1,500 meters in the metropolitan section of Haifa and about half that distance on the surface when it begins to climb the slope of Mt. Carnel. The city of Haifa will finance the project.