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Thousands of passengers were left stranded last night after a system fault halted Dubai Metro in both directions on the Red Line.
An Indian worker is facing trial on charges of groping a woman on the escalator of one of the Dubai Metro stations. The 40-year-old Indian woman told the court that the incident took place in March at the Jebel Ali Metro station.
The Licensing Agency, Roads and Transport Authority RTA, has developed a new mechanism for identifying, analyzing and coping with recurrent accident spots in Dubai with a view to stepping up the efficiency and effectiveness of the present mechanism of dealing with these spots through devising an electronic program which is currently being configured and tailored to meet RTAs world-class standards.
While the world population is expected to grow to 8.3 billion by 2030, public transport will remain the backbone of multi-modal mobility services in the future. This was affirmed by a transport expert, who predicted a significant spike in the use of public transport in the region by 2025.
Aimed at increasing the levels of skills of the DMRC engineers in underground tunnelling, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has tied up with the Tunnel Training Academy, Kuala Lumpur. The DMRC engineers will be trained on the latest techniques and skills needed for tunnelling works using the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM).
Mohammed Masoud Al Janahi, Director of Drivers Affairs at RTA’s Public Transport Agency, said: “The RTA constantly seeks to review the best technological systems conforming to the best global standards in order to improve drivers’ knowledge by adopting the best driving practices.