Dubai Metro News

RTA: 184m riders used Dubai Metro

RTA: 184m riders used Dubai Metro

24th Sep 2012 Press Release Rail News

The Dubai Metro is celebrating in September 2012, its third anniversary amid considerable success indicators of operational efficiency in terms of complying with on-time journey schedules as well as the highest international safety standards, and the metro ridership which clocked 184 million passengers from the start of operation through the end of August 2012.

Dubai Metro appreciates the value of lands and properties

Dubai Metro appreciates the value of lands and properties

19th Apr 2012 Press Release Rail News

The Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) stated that the Dubai Metro project, since operated in 2009, has had a positive contribution to the appreciation of the value of lands & commercial properties in the vicinity of the metro stations as well as areas linked by the feeder bus service by as much as 7 to 34%.

Dubai Metro sets Guinness World Record

Dubai Metro sets Guinness World Record

10th Mar 2012 Press Release Rail News

The Dubai Metro, comprising the Red & Green Lines combined, has entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest driverless metro network in the world spanning 74.695 kilometers.

Dubai Metro Green Line to open next September: RTA

Dubai Metro Green Line to open next September: RTA

6th Jun 2011 Press Release Travel Events News Rail News

Next September, HH Sheikh Mohammed 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, which spans 23 km and comprises 16 stations in addition to the transfer stations; Union and Khalid bin Al Waleed Stations, shared with the Red Line.

ABB powers first automated metro system in the Middle East

ABB powers first automated metro system in the Middle East

19th Jan 2010 Press Release Rail News

Reliable, high quality power is key to keeping the recently launched Dubai Metro running smoothly. ABB’s Substation Control and Monitoring Systems (SCMS) and low-voltage products are working together to deliver reliable power to Red line stations of Dubai Metro.