Dubai Metro

Recently, the emirate of Dubai opened a people mover system or transit system called the Dubai Metro

Fast Facts about the Dubai Metro

  • Opening date was 09/09/09 at 9:09 AM (9th of September, 2009 at exactly 9:09 AM)
  • Most modern metro system in the world
  • Completely driverless, no drivers at all, completely automatic
  • Carries 57,000 passengers EVERY DAY
  • Is open from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM, Saturday to Thursday and 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM on Friday
  • Cost of cheapest all day pass is 14 UAE dirhams (About 14 Qatar Riyals)
  • Over 23 km in tracks currently in use
  • Runs underground in the City Centre
  • Eventually will have over 100 km of tracks

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Here are some YouTube videos about the Dubai Metro




sped up version of the journey at 474 km/hour!!
Doesn't really go that fast! Thank goodness!

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Dubai Metro Route Map

Useful Links


No.
Link
Details
1
Dubai Metro
The official website of the Dubai Metro, published by the government of Dubai with details of ticket prices and all of the latest news
about the Dubai metro
2
Railway Projects
A website which contains information and photos of railway projects around the world, including Dubai and Saudi Arabia
3
dubaimetro.com
Another good informational website about the Dubai Metro.

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