By Shafaat Shahbandari, Staff Reporter www.gulfnews.com
Dubai: Bus run time will improve considerably in Dubai as the Roads and Transport revises several routes and revived previous stops in Dubai from September 1.
Of the 88 urban routes that operate in the city, 10 routes are being modified or realigned to improve the efficiency and reliability of the buses.
“As part of the continuous improvement plan of the bus service, Public Transport Agency (PTA) undertakes frequent surveys to improve the run time of buses. As a result, 10 bus routes have been modified to better serve the commuters from September 1,” said Eisa Al Hashemi, Acting Director of Planning and Business Development at PTA.
The Bus routes that were tweaked following the opening of Rashid Tunnel are 10, 33, 42, 44, 61D, 66, 67, C04, C05, C07, C14, C15, C18, C19, X23 and E16.
Bus service at a glance
Route 10 – Gold Souq to Al Quoz
Route 33 – Al Ghubaiba to Al Quoz
Route 42 – Al Ghubaiba to Airport Terminal 1
Route 44 – Al Ghubaiba to Rashidiya Metro Station
61D – Al Ghubaiba to Nad Al Sheba Clinic
66 – Al Ghubaiba to Faqa Terminus 1
67 – Al Ghubaiba to Endurance City Terminus
C04 – Gold Souq to Government Workshop
C05 – Gold Souq to Al Ghubaiba
C07 – Abu Hail Metro Station to Wafi Residences
C14 – Al Nahda 1 to Safa Terminus 1
C15 – Hamariya Port Terminus 1 to Wasl Park Terminus
C18 – Shaikh Rashid Colony to Lamcy Plaza
C19 – Al Ghubaiba to Qusais Industrial Area
X23 – Gold Souq to International City France cluster
E16 – Sabkha to Hatta
For details of the new timings, check on all relevant bus stops or call 809090.