Metro project on track as 44 trains arrive at Jebel Ali

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Four, out of the 17 planned trains, have been delivered in Dubai for the Green Line, according to the RTA. "Currently 44 trains have arrived at the Jebel Ali depot and the post-delivery inspections on...

Dubai Metro's Rashidiya depot nears completion

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Dubai: Almost all construction works at Rashidiya depot of the Dubai Metro project have been completed, the Roads and Transport Authourity (RTA) announced. Mattar Al Tayer, chairman of the board and executive director of RTA...

Metro: Residents look forward to trying out rail transport

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Dubai/Abu Dhabi: The countdown has already begun and in five months, the first metro line in the UAE will be up and running. Dubai Metro's Red Line will be launched on September 9, 2009, but...

Opening of Palm Jumeirah monorail delayed

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The opening of the monorail on Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, which was slated for April 1, has been delayed to later this year, according to a Nakheel spokesperson. The new system, when operational, will carry...

Dubai metro: Fare is the key

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Dubai Metro passengers could be subject to a distance-based fare system when the rail project – the Red Line – opens on September 9, said a source close to the project. Stations that are...

MyCity. MyMetro. 09.09.09

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Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) is bracing for the biggest Dubai Metro marketing campaign ever ahead of the scheduled launch of the project on 09/09/09, working with Saatchi & Saatchi Dubai which was recently...

UAE job seekers focus on recession proof sectors

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Although the economic downturn has severely trimmed the number of available jobs in the UAE, there are still a few sectors where jobs are relatively plentiful. However, employers are clearly in a better bargaining...

LightWild Ships 21,000 Meters of LED Fixtures for the Dubai Metro Project's Red Line

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  OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- LightWild today announced it has shipped more than 21,000 meters of its 1-meter Junior Linear LED fixtures for use on the exterior facade of 23 Red Line...

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan opens AIF 20

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Arab Investment Forum (AIF 2009) 2009 was launched today (March 24) by His Highness Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, in the presence of H.E. Adnan...

Dubai construction sector 'fundamental' to emirate's future

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The emirate of Dubai remained in a good position to move forward through the global financial crisis, thanks largely to its construction and real estate industries, experts were reported as saying on Saturday. A number...