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Dubai Metro is a World-Class; 21st Century, fully automated, driverless Railway System. The new Metro was constructed and delivered in two phases, Red Line (phase 1) and the Green Line (phase 2).

In the congested central areas of the City, the Metro lines were built mainly underground, which constitute the majority of the Green Line, whereas the Red Line viaduct spans along the famous Sheikh Zayed Road.
    Red Line key features
  • Route covers the area between Rashidiya to Jabel Ali
  • Length of the Line is approximately 52.1 km
  • The majority of the line is elevated, except between Deria City Centre and Khalid bin Al waleed, where the line is constructed underground
  • There are 24 elevated Stations, 1 at-grade Station and 4 underground stations
  • Journey duration from one end of the line to the other will be 70 minutes
    Green Line Key features
  • Route covers the area between Etisalat station in Al Qusais to Creek station on the Dubai creek.
  • The total length of the line is around 23 km.
  • The route is made up of approximately 15 km elevated section comprising of 12 Stations, and about 8 km underground section including 6 Stations - excluding Union and Khalid bin Al Waleed (Red Line) Interchange Stations.
  • Journey time from beginning to end of the Line is approximately 36 minutes
    Important dates
  • Red Line Phase 1, was completed and the operations commenced on 09/09/2009
  • The Green Line Phase 2 was completed and the operations commenced on 09/09/2011
Virtual Metro
Dubai Metro

As a simulated 3D environment, the Virtual Metro is created to familiarize users with the Dubai Metro. Based on the four metro station themes of Fire, Water, Air and Earth, the game allows your character to explore, interact, and travel in and around lifelike versions of four of Dubai's Metro Stations using the trains that connect them.

Video Trips
Dubai Metro

The trip scenario videos showcase features of the Dubai Metro and the Integrated Public Transport System relevant to different segments of the metro users.


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