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Since launched on 11 November 2014 up to the end of September 2018, Dubai Tram had transported 20,879,564 riders. The Tram route extends 10.6 kilometres...
Free Wifi on all Dubai Metro trains and stations is now a reality. Access to the internet from Dubai Metro has long been on the wish list of many commuters.
Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), revealed that mass transit systems of the RTA - comprising the Dubai Metro, public buses, marine transit modes and taxis (Dubai Taxi and franchise companies taxis) - have all lifted 440.672 million passengers in 2013, according to statistics released by RTA Statistics Section.
Work on the long-awaited Al Sufouh Tram project has picked up pace as the contractor has started building the viaduct for the elevated tracks along Dubai Marina on Shaikh Zayed Road. Dubai Metro is getting popular with every passing day as it is being used by at an average of more than 140,000 commuters per day, said a senior official.
"The 49-kilometre Purple Line is currently at the design stage," said Al Hassan. It will be a fast track line connecting Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum Airport. The Purple Line will have high speed trains with a maximum speed of 135 to 160 kilometres per hour, while the average speed of the train will be 100 kilometres per hour.