#Dubai Metro

French-Japanese consortium wins Dubai Metro, Tram operation and maintenance contract

The contract amounts to approximately Dhs542m per annum

Dubai Metro Public Transport

There were 346m users of public transport in Dubai in 2020

On average, approximately 947,000 riders used public transport every day in 2020

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

The initial operation phase will cover four stations including Jebel Ali (interchange station), The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, and Al Furjan

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RTA to rename five Dubai Metro stations

The stations which will be renamed include Al Fahidi Metro Station, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Noor Bank, Damac and Nakheel

Dubai Tram transports 32 million passengers since launch in 2014

The tram connects 11 stations

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Video: Dubai Metro receives 50 new trains

The new metro trains have an 8 per cent increased capacity and can now carry 696 riders

Sheikh Mohammed Dubai Metro Route 2020

Video: Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates Dubai Metro’s Route 2020

The new route will provide direct metro connectivity to the Expo 2020 Dubai site

Serco Middle East appoints new managing director for Dubai Metro, Tram

Wallace Weatherill has almost 20 years of experience in the operations of critical rail systems in both the UK and the Middle East

Offices Send Their employees Home

Dubai offices allowed to reopen with 50% capacity; public transport timings revised

Earlier, offices were permitted to reopen with only 30 per cent of their staff in attendance

Dubai public transport timings updated – RTA

These new timings for public transport services will remain effect until further notice

Dubai Metro likely to resume services within a “maximum period of one week”

The metro will operate between 7am-7pm during the first phase of the planned reopening of the public transport system

Dubai property market will see upturn in 2017- KPMG

What will the Dubai property market look like post Expo 2020?

Matthew Gregory, head of property sales at dubizzle Property, looks ahead to 2021 and the impact of Expo 2020 on Dubai’s property market