Metro Red Line to extend 15 km, include 7 stations



Dubai – His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has endorsed the ‘Route 2020’ Project, encompassing the extension of the Red Line of the Dubai Metro from Nakheel Harbour and Tower Metro Station to the site of Expo 2020.

The extended sector of the metro line stretches 15 km and includes seven stations.

Shaikh Mohammed directed to start the project construction works immediately, and to complete it on the fixed timeline at high-class finishing serving the needs of the projected demographic growth and the hosting of Expo 2020.

Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said: “The construction of Route 2020 project conforms to the strategic vision of the Dubai Government for achieving sustainable development, and developing a world-class infrastructure and services.

It also comes as practical implementation of RTA’s Master Plan for providing multiple options of integrated mass transit means comprising the metro, tram, buses and water transport towards realizing RTA’s vision of Safe and Smooth Transport for All. More info