Category: Dubai Metro

  
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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Emirates adds check-in kiosks at Dubai Metro stations

Emirates adds check-in kiosks at Dubai Metro stations

Emirates has announced the introduction of self-service check-in kiosks at stations on the Dubai Metro network. This now means that passengers travelling on the Dubai Metro can check in for their return flight from their destination before arriving at Dubai International Airport. Emirates Airlines confirmed that passengers can use the machines at the Mall of […]

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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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RTA Opens 3 Dubai Metro Feeder Bus Routes

RTA Opens 3 Dubai Metro Feeder Bus Routes

The Dubai Roads & Transport Authority has today launched 3 new Bus feeder services for the Dubai Metro Stations to cover more areas within the Dubai Emirate and will  also embark on widening, upgrading and merging other routes in Dubai as well. The launch of the new routes has come to light as a result […]

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Opening of Dubai Metro Stations Delayed

Opening of Dubai Metro Stations Delayed

Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that the planned opening of 7 Dubai Metro stations will be delayed by 5 days. New trains are currently being tested to coincide with the launch and the relevant stations on the Dubai Metro Red Line are now set to open on the 30th April. October 2010 […]

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Dubai Metro Green Line due to Open in September

Number of Trains set to Double on Dubai Metro

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai is planning on doubling the number of trains on the Dubai Metro when 7 new stations open on the 25th April. The introduction of the new trains is expected to cut travel times for rush hour commuters by almost half. The number of trains on the Dubai […]

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