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Dubai Metro Facts
  • The Dubai Metro opened on 09/09/09 with ten stations operational under its red line
  • The Dubai Metro is also the world’s longest automated driverless train system
  • It has been launched in a record time of four years
  • The total cost of the Dubai Metro is estimated at 15 billion dirhams
  • There are two metro lines covering the city – The Red Line and The Green Line
  • The Red Line has 29 stations covering 52 kms which will be fully operational by Feb 2010
  • The Green Line has 18 stations over 23 kms and will be opened in 2010
  • Anyone with a valid ticket/Nol card is eligible to use the Metro – residents or tourists
  • There are four types of Nol cards – Silver, Gold, Red and Blue each serving customers as per their requirement
  • Train run from 6am to 11pm, Saturday to Thursday and from 2pm to midnight on Fridays. During Ramadan, train times are from 6am to midnight, Saturday to Thursday and 2pm to midnight on Fridays.
  • The waiting time between trains during rush hours is 3 minutes 45 seconds and during off peak times is 7 minutes 30 seconds
  • 1,05,000 took the Metro during the launch weekend
  • There are four themes based on which the interiors of the metro have been developed – Earth, Fire, Water and Air
  • First aid crew, security crew in the train cars and station staff will help passengers have a smooth ride
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