Dubai Metro: map, photos, description
Driving Dubai Metro
Dubai Metro is a network of 75 km in lengthwith 2 lines and 46 stations and is one of the most advanced transport systems in the world and the first urban railway in the Arabian Peninsula. Dubai Metro is served by trains without drivers (all 75 km long network of fully automated, which led to making Dubai Metro in the Guinness Book of Records as the longest subway this category), air-conditioned subway station for Gold- class passengers, women and children are offered individual and special wagons service and facilities.
Dubai Metro Lines
The first branch (Red Line) Dubai MetroIt was opened on 9 September 2009. The second - The green line was opened exactly two years later, on September 9, 2011. Total passenger traffic underground about 60 million passengers a year. Dubai Metro is operated by the British company Serco.
Red Line of the Dubai Metro (52.1 km, 28station) follows from the Dubai International Airport and runs from north to south to Jebel Ali. Among other line has a station in the Burj Khalifa, in the shopping center Mall of the Emirates shopping center and Ibn Battuta.
The green line (22.5 km, 18 stations) goes through the main attractions of Deira and Bur Dubai.
The lines intersect twice, in Union Square and Khalid Bin Al Waleed (BurJuman-center)
In the future, the Dubai Metro - the construction of twounderground subway lines - blue and purple, as well as the expansion of the red line. The blue line will connect the two airports - Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport in Jebel Ali, which was opened in 2010. Purple line is also planned to run between the two airports, but for the direction of Al Khail. The purple line, with only 8 stations should be faster.
Service in the Dubai Metro
Dubai Metro is considered the "safest metroworld "- it has its own police force, the television video monitoring system, integrated radio communication system between the underground and the emergency services, emergency telephone near each door of the car, at stations and platforms.
Dubai Metro offers wishing to transferGold car - a unique interior design, leather seats, panoramic views, carpets, as well as first-class service. Despite the fact that women in the subway not have to travel alone, there are separate carriages for them. Wi-Fi and telephone are available in all Setite Dubai Metro.
Hours of Dubai Metro
Dubai Metro Trains run from 6.00 to 23:00 Saturday to Thursday and from 14:00 to midnight on Fridays. During Ramadan, trains run from 6:00 am until midnight from Saturday to Thursday and from 14:00 to midnight on Fridays.
Tickets to the Dubai Metro
Tickets and cards on the subway can be purchased at the box officeand ticket vending machines at each station. Transportation cards can be recharged and used for travel on public transport in Dubai: in buses, ferries, taxis. Rates vary depending on the number of zones. For children under 5 years of age or less than 90 centimeters travel free.
Photo Dubai Metro
Driving Dubai Metro