First line opened 2009; network comprises 2 lines serving 47 stations (of which 2 are interchanges).

Construction on the 52·1 km Red Line started in 2005, with opening in September 2009, initially serving 10 stations; thereafter one station opened in January 2010, another 10 in April-May 2010, and five more in October 2010 - 26 stops in total. Three further stations are projected, but no opening date has been set. The line is operated and maintained under contract by Serco until 2019 with an optional extension until 2021. The 22·5 km, 20-station Green Line opened from Etisalat to Health Care City on 9 September 2011; a 1·5 km two-station extension to Creek completed the initial route in March 2014.

Address
PO Box 118899
Marrakesh Road
Dubai
United Arab Emirates
Phone
+971 4 284 4444
Fax
+971 4 206 5555
Website
www.rta.ae

Traffic

Passenger journeys:
200.1 million
Information year:
2017
Gauge:
1435 mm
Length:
75 km
Electrification
75 km - 750 V, DC 3rd-rail
Rolling stock
310 Metro cars