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Dubai: A minor accident between a car and a tram has been reported in the JBR area. The accident took place around 8.30pm on Wednesday, December 17 and no casualties were reported.
Emaar has launched its new “Dubai Trolley” tram system in Downtown Dubai. Covering a distance of 7km, Dubai Trolley will serve as a link between the various iconic attractions in Downtown Dubai including Burj Khalifa
Dubai Tram at Jumeirah Beach Residence video
Pedestrians crossing from undesignated places along the tramway will be fined Dh1,000, the Dubai Police announced on its Facebook page.
With the implementation of a new tariff system on the public transportation network, commuters are faced with a new minimum fare requirement, prohibiting entry on the metro, tram or bus when these requirements are not met.
“We wanted to be on the first tram, it is exciting,” said Abu Rashid, an Emirati father who waited at the Jumeirah Beach Residence station with his son and daughter.
Yesterday was the official launch of Dubai Tram, but today was the first day the tram was open to the public. The moment did not go by unnoticed, as many commuters gathered to be part of that very first public ride.
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