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5 new public bus routes launched in Dubai

Five new public bus routes have been launched in Dubai while four others have been revised. The new public bus routes in Dubai are: – Route 84, which starts at Al Khail Gate in Al Quoz and ends at Mina Siyahi via Mall of the Emirates. – Route 366 moves off Rashidiya Metro station and […]

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Al Sufouh tram, another Dubai wonder, to be opened in 2014

Al Sufouh Tram is a tramway being built in Al Sufouh, Dubai. It will run 14.5 kilometres (9.0 miles) along Al Sufouh Road from Dubai Marina to the Burj Al Arab and the Mall of the Emirates. It is expected to interchange with three stations of Dubai Metro‘s Red Line. Al Sufouh Tram will also connect with the monorail of the Palm Jumeirah at the entrance of the Palm […]

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Dubai Metro: some interesting facts

The Dubai Metro is a driver-less, fully automated metro rail network in Dubai. The Red Line and Green Line are operational, with three further lines planned. Dubai Metro is an initiative by Dubai Roads and Transports Authority (RTA) to cut traffic congestion from the roads, while providing affordable and efficient mass transit system to the […]

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Go4it rta nol visa credit card

Go4it a Visa and RTA Nol co-branded credit card for Dubai Metro

Go4it, a co-branded credit card jointly launched by RTA, Emirates NBD, and Visa International, combines features of a Visa Credit card and RTA Nol card, which is used for public transport travel in Dubai. The new ‘Go4it’ credit card comes with Nol transit application, used for making payments on the RTA transit network and at […]

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Dhs 300 fine for falling asleep in Dubai Metro

Watch your Zzzz while you ride on Dubai Metro, because if you doze off, you could get a rude awakening – and a fine. As Gulf News reports, a US student, who visited her parents in Dubai recently, boarded Dubai Metro from Khalid Bin Waleed station. She dozed off and went past Ibn Battuta station […]

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Metro and Bus rides to get expensive in Dubai

Metro and Bus rides to get expensive in Dubai

Now public transport commuters travelling inside Central Business Districts (CBD) have to pay extra, as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has realigned mobility zones in Dubai. With the launch of the Green Line, which runs through the heart of CBD, less than a month away, the expansion of zones from five to seven, metro […]

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Ending your fast in Dubai Metro will invite a fine

Ending your fast in Dubai Metro will invite a fine

Guess what? If you are fasting, don’t ride Metro near Maghrib time. Why? Because, ending your fast inside the Metro trains during Ramadan will invite a fine. Ramadan Abdullah, Director of Operations of Rail Agency at the RTA, said: “Eating is not allowed on the trains. And this rule won’t change. Anyone inside the train […]

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RTA cancels popular bus routes to force Metro usage

RTA cancels popular bus routes to force Metro usage

In order to force commuters to use the Metro, RTA is canceling some popular Bus routes across Dubai. The RTA’s Public Transport Agency which runs public buses, cancelled a number of bus routes in recent months, especially on routes which run parallel to the Metro line. However, the cancellation of some very popular bus services […]

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RTA to launch Nol cards for shopping and public transport fare payment

RTA to launch Nol cards for shopping and public transport fare payment

RTA loves to go plastic. After launching variety of cards to be used for buses and Metro, now it plans to launch a Nol card that can be used for credit/debit purchases as well as to pay the fare for various modes of public transport. Currently, the RTA offers four types of Nol Cards for […]

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City Center Station of Dubai Metro will make Deira more atrractive

People of Dubai are quite excited about upcoming launch of Dubai Metro. Some consider it as a refreshing alternate to traffic-clogged buses and overcharging taxis, while others take it as an attractive addition to Dubai landscape, allowing commuters to access far reached places with far more conveniently than currently possible. The Metro station named City […]

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