Monday, April 23, 2007
An advertisement on October 4, 1913 in Al-Ahram newspaper announcing that Egyptian Delta Railways Ltd. is providing a special train service from Bab al-Louk to Bassatine Jewish Cemetery via Torah Station on the occasion of the High Holiday on Friday October 10. The schedule lists eight return trips. The advertisement says:
Visit to the Israelite Cemetery
We are honored to announce to the public that concerning the visit to the Israelite Cemetery in Bassatine on Friday, October 13, 1913, it has been decided that special trains will leave Bab El Louk heading directly to Bassatine. These trains will not stop at the Torah Station.
They are only to be used by passengers going from Bab el Louk directly to Bassatine, non-stop.