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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 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.
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.
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%.
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.
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 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).
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.
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.
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