An extension of the Dubai Metro that will link the city with the Expo 2020 site will open to passengers from January 1.
The Dubai Metro: Rapid transit rail network in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Route 2021 will initially cover four stations:
The remaining three stations â€“ Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai Investments Park and 2020 Expo will open later next year.
The Effect of Dubai Metro
Dubai Metro has had a positive impact on the economy by providing a convenient and viable means of mass transport.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai & of Dubai Executive Council, said:
â€œDubaiâ€™s transport infrastructure features the highest international safety standards and operational efficiency, with the metro serving as the backbone of the public transport system in the emirate, connecting various vital areas.â€
The new Dubai Metro Route 2020 extension
â–ªï¸ Take passengers from Dubai Marina to the Expo 2020 site in under 16 minutes.
â–ªï¸ Has improved the quality of life of both users and non-users.
â–ªï¸ Metro has also influenced the real estate sector and property prices besides the obvious effect on traffic congestion.
â–ªï¸ Vision for the future of mobility in Dubai is based on three principles: technology, eco-friendliness, and long-term investment partnerships.
A way of life for millions of city dwellers
â–ªï¸ The Dubai Metro is safe, convenient and affordable
â–ªï¸ Helped raise foreign investment
â–ªï¸ Reduce Dubaiâ€™s carbon footprint
â–ªï¸ Cut down on road congestion
â–ªï¸ Enhance employment opportunities
â–ªï¸ Decrease the maintenance costs of roads and bridges.
The Dubai Government & RTA have invested huge sums of money in improving public transport systems. The Dubai Metro Route 2020 is a continuation of that commitment over the past 15 years.