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Stiff fines for not observing Dubai Tram road rules

Stiff penalties await motorists who disobey new rules governing traffic on roads shared with Dubai Tram, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has warned.

Dubai’s Al Sufouh Tram Project Gearing Up For Nov 2014 Start

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has submitted a motion for the upcoming Al Sufouh tram system to the legal department of the Dubai government, a senior official has said.

Dubai's Al Sufouh trams begin testing phase in France

The tram was tested at various speeds to ensure its safety and operating systems worked properly. Officials from the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) watched on, including its chairman and executive director, Mattar Al Tayer.

First vehicle of Sufouh Tram to arrive 11 December 2013

H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), announced that the first vehicle of Al Sufouh Tram will arrive Dubai on 11 December 2013, after undergoing a technical experimental test on a test track at the facilities of the manufacturing company, adding that the production of the Tram's vehicles at the factory in France had almost hit 30%.

Al Tayer reviews investment with US Deputy Secretary of State

HE Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recentlymet with HE Thomas Nides, US Deputy Secretary of State for Management and ResourcesAgenda, and the accompanying delegation.

محمد بن راشد يزور هيئة الطرق ويعتمد مشاريعها الجديدة

During a visit to the headquarters of Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum approved the Creek Panorama Project; the first pedestrian bridge to link Dubai area with Bur Dubai across the creek.

Dubai's Al Sufouh Tram project back on track

Work on the construction of Al Sufouh Tram in Dubai is resuming after the Department of Finance yesterday announced it had secured the bank funding.

Dubai obtains $675m financing for Al Sufouh tramway project

Dubai The Dubai Department of Finance announced Wednesday that it has completed dual currency financing of $675 million (Dh2.48 billion) to complete phase 1 of the construction of the Al Sufouh Tram project. Earlier this month, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) awarded a 13-year maintenance contract for the Al Sufouh tramway to a consortium comprising Alstom and Cofely Besix Facility Management (FM).

Mohammed launches Al Sufouh Tram

Sheikh Mohammed was briefed by Eng. Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Board Chairman, Executive Director of Road and Transport Authority (RTA), about the route of Tram, which extends 14.7 km along Al Sufouh Street. 10.7 km will be executed in the first phase at cost Dh4 billion. It will start from Marina district to Emirates Mall.

Shaikh Mohammed launches Sufouh Tram in Dubai

His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated the station and vehicle model for Al Sufouh Tram in Dubai, which is the world’s first tram that runs with ground power feeding on the entire line without need for electrical air wires.