Category: Dubai Metro – Green Line

  
Dubai Metro Green Line Opens

Dubai Metro Green Line Opens

Two years to the day after becoming the Gulf’s first mass-transit rail system, the Dubai Metro has opened its Green line. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, launched on September 9, 2011, the official operation of the Dubai Metro Green Line which stretches 23 km and comprises 18 stations in addition to the […]

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RTA launches monthly Dubai Nol passes

RTA launches monthly Dubai Nol passes

Regular commuters of the Metro in Dubai can now travel unlimited within their selected zones as RTA launches a variety of monthly passes for a fixed price. The monthly Nol card passes come in 3 denominations of Dh100, Dh180 and Dh270, each with a particular travel plan. The Dh100 pass is limited for travelling with […]

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Higher Fares on Dubai's Metro and Buses

Higher Fares on Dubai’s Metro and Buses

Public Transport commuters in Dubai will have to pay more for traveling inside Central Business Districts as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) re-structure mobility zones in Dubai. With the launch of the Green Line, the expansion of zones from 5 to 7, metro and bus fares for travelling in the area would be affected. […]

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Dubai Metro Green Line Update

Dubai Metro Green Line Update

Dubai Metro Green Line News His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai will launch the official operation of the Dubai Metro Green Line in September 2011. The Green Line in Dubai covers a distance of 23 km and consists of 16 stations in […]

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Dubai Taxi Booking system

RTA in Dubai to spend $5.45 billion

The RTA in Dubai have confirmed that they will spend approximately 20 billion dirhams ($5.45 billion) over the coming 4 years to fund exisiting projects but announced that they will not be considering an increase in toll charges using their electronic toll collection system or creating new toll gates to raise money for any future […]

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RTA to Launch Dubai Travel Pass

RTA to Launch Dubai Travel Pass

Visitors arriving at Dubai Airport will not have to take expensive taxis from Dubai airport as they will be given a travel pack on arrival containing full information about public transport in Dubai. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that the Dubai Travel Pass named Terhaal will be launched soon in partnership with Dnata. […]

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Dubai Metro Green Line Tests Underway

Dubai Metro Green Line Tests Underway

The Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai,  His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in the presence of the Dubai Crown Prince, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched the Dubai Metro’s Green Line experimental operational phase. During the launch, Sheikh Mohammed described the Dubai Metro […]

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Dubai Metro Used by 30 million passengers in first year

Dubai Metro Used by 30 million passengers in first year

The Metro in Dubai celebrated its first year of operation on the 9th September with promising signs of success in regards to operational efficiency, punctuality in journey schedules and high global safety standards. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) expressed his delight and had the following to […]

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Trial Runs Start on Dubai Metro Green Line

Trial Runs Start on Dubai Metro Green Line

23km route between Al Nahda and Healthcare City planned to open in August 2011 Trial runs of the Dubai Metro Green Line have begun in preparation for the planned opening in August next year. For the past 2 weeks residents and travellers along the Dubai Metro Green Line route between Al Nahda and Healthcare City […]

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Luggage Allowances on Dubai Metro

Luggage Allowances on Dubai Metro

The recent opening of 7 new stations on the Dubai Metro and the Airport Terminal 1 station in particular has prompted The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to revise its baggage / luggage policy for Dubai Metro users. With the Dubai Metro now linking Dubai Airport’s Terminals 1 and 3 as far as Ibn Battuta, […]

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Dubai Metro To Serve Over 100,000 Passengers a Day

Dubai Metro To Serve Over 100,000 Passengers a Day

Since the opening of 7 further metro stations on the Dubai Metro Red Line, it is expected that the number of passengers using the Dubai Metro daily will exceed 100,000 per day. The new stations : Emirates Airport Terminal 1, Al Karama, Emirates Towers, Dubai Internet City, Dubai Marina, and Ibn Battuta now link distant […]

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