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This is a video taken from the driver's seat of the Dubai Metro. The ride at times has been accelerated up to 20x.

First Gulf metro system to open

By Julia Wheeler BBC News, Dubai The Dubai Metro will eventually become the world's longest driverless train system with more than 70km (43...

Riyadh Metro Construction update

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Dubai: The daily run time for the Dubai Metro

Dubai: The daily run time for the Dubai Metro will be from 5am to 12.30am - about 19 hours and 30 minutes every day,...

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Welcome to Dubai Taxi Corporation. Part of Roads & Transport Authority. Dubai Taxi Corporation provides an around the clock direct booking service for taxis on phone number (+971 4) 2080808.

Fog blamed for 140 crashes on Dubai roads as weather warnings renewed

Dubai Police responded to 140 car crashes in the space of six hours as a result of yesterday's fog. Brig Gen Omar Al Shamsi of the central operations department at Dubai Police said they received about 900 phone calls between 3am and 9am on Sunday.

All 61 Aboard Dubai Airliner Killed in Crash in South Russia

An airliner carrying 61 people from Dubai crashed early Saturday while landing in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don in strong winds, killing all aboard, Russian officials said.

Quiz contest focuses on road safety

In celebration of Gulf Traffic Week 2012, I put together a road safety quiz for shoppers at the Dubai Festival City. The key purpose of the event was to remind people about road safety rules. We managed to gather large crowds of people. It was a successful event with hundreds of attendees. Many of the participants won prizes.


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RTA sets responsibilities of school transport stakeholders

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UAE set to build $136m city to replicate life on Mars

The UAE on Tuesday announced plans for a AED500 million ($136 million) project to build a city that simulates life on Mars. During the annual...

Dubai Metro jam-packed? Max occupancy of 643 per train not yet...

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