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Glass subway to connect Burj Khalifa with Dubai Metro

The Dubai Mall Metro Link, to be constructed by Dutco, will have five travelators, or moving walkways, in each direction – ten in all – with the air-conditioned and automated walkways capable of ferrying more than 13,500 individuals every hour. There will be a central walkway that will give additional space for pedestrian use.

GCC to spend $97b on road, rail projects by 2020

In the wake of Dubai’s successful metro launch, other countries are also planning or discussing their versions of the metro. Abu Dhabi too has joined the fray with 131km metro rail system, which is expected to partially start in 2015.

Make way for the tram

Residents of Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), Dubai Marina and Jumeirah will travel in comfort and style starting April 2011 on new seven-car trams capable of carrying 300 passengers and maintaining a six-minute headway

Dubai tram network gets on track

In the shadow of one of Dubai’s distinctive Metro stations, another transport project to transform the city is beginning to take shape.

Building the Al-Sufouh Tram in Dubai

Video shows construction of part of the Al-Sufouh tram that will form the station intersecting with the Dubai Metro station for Jumeirah Lakes Towers.

Dubai’s tram project is on track

Alstom, the French rail firm, says it will lay the first tracks in December for the Al Sufouh tram project in Dubai, a Dh4 billion (US1.08bn) mass transit system running from Dubai Marina to the Mall of the Emirates.

Al Sufouh tram to have Metro link

Dubai: Construction work on the Al Sufouh Tram Project to be linked with the Red Line of the Dubai Metro is progressing fast and the project is expected to open in 2012, a senior official said.