Dubai renames two metro stations along the red line
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Dubai renames two metro stations along the Red Line

Dubai renames two metro stations along the Red Line

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority granted Landmark Group the naming rights

Divsha Bhat

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that the Al Rashidiya and Al Jafiliya metro stations will be renamed Centrepoint and Max Fashion, respectively. Both are on the Red Line.

Centrepoint and Max Fashion are both a brands from the Landmark Group to whom the naming rights have been granted.

“This agreement is an important step towards establishing a strategic partnership with Landmark Group,” said Ibrahim Al Haddad, director of commercial and investment, strategy and corporate governance sector, RTA.

On June 1, 2021, the RTA inaugurated two new metro stations – Dubai Investment Park and the Expo 2020. This came six months after Route 2020, commenced operations on January 1, 2021, with four stations: Jebel Ali (a Red Line transfer station), The Gardens, The Discovery Gardens, and Al Furjan.

Read: Dubai Metro’s Route 2020 to begin operating from January 1, 2021

In November last year, RTA announced the renaming of five Dubai metro stations.

Al Fahidi metro station was renamed to Sharaf DG; First Abu Dhabi Bank became Umm Al Sheef; Noor Bank changed to Al Safa; Damac became Dubai Marina and Nakheel changed to Al Khail.

Read: RTA to rename five Dubai Metro stations

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