East Jerusalem: 'Pretty questionable' — Jerusalem residents react to Trump train station

SOT Journalist (English): «but the name of the station will that have an effect on people that are coming?» Guy Shallish, resident of Jerusalem: «No I don't think so, I think we will be fine. It's four years from now until it will be ready and I think until then people will forget.» Residents of Jerusalem talked about the plans to name a train station being built beside the cities' Western... Еще Wall in honour of US President Donald Trump, on Sunday. The decision to name the station after the US president follows his decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. One resident described the decision as 'pretty questionable,' while another believed it was a good as he considered the US president to understand Israel's political climate. The new line is set to connect Tel Aviv and Jerusalem with a travel time of approximately 28 minutes and is set to cost the state seven billion shekels (€1.7 billion; $2 billion). The station is set to open in March 2018.


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