Category: Dubai Metro – Red 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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Jebel Ali Metro Station opens in Dubai

Jebel Ali Metro Station opens in Dubai

The recent opening of the Jebel Ali Metro Station in Dubai now brings the number of Dubai Metro stations opened on the red line to 27. The Jebel Ali Metro Station is unique with respect to the fact that it is the only metro station in Dubai built at ground level. The Jebel Ali Metro […]

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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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Check in at Mall of the Emirates and other stations

Check in at Mall of the Emirates and other stations

The opportunity for Emirates to introduce self-service check in kiosks at key Dubai Metro stations has been possible due to the relaxation of the regulations governing luggage on the Dubai Metro, Passengers can use the machines to access their boarding passes up to 2 hours before their departure time and travel directly to Emirates Terminal […]

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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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3 More Dubai Metro Stations Open

3 More Dubai Metro Stations Open

3 more stations have been opened on the Dubai Metro on Saturday 22nd May which now brings the total number of operational Dubai Metro stations to 21 out of the total 29 on the Red Line. The new stations include – World Trade Centre Station, GGICO Station (Al Garhoud) and Noor Islamic Bank Station (Al […]

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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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