Dubai: The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has reminded Dubai Metro customers that starting June 1, the Crimson Line “will present an uninterrupted route from Al Rashidiya Station all the best way to the Expo 2020 Station with out switching trains at an interchange station.”
“For those who’re heading in direction of UAE Change Station, you’ll now have to modify trains at Jabal Ali interchange station,” the RTA tweeted.
The beginning time of operation on the Inexperienced Line may even change from 5.30am to 5am (Saturday-Thursday) beginning on June 1.
Modifications had been made following RTA’s earlier announcement that the Dubai Funding Park and Expo Stations on Dubai Metro Route 2020 will begin working from June 1.
Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, RTA director-general and chairman of the board of government administrators, mentioned: “From June 1, journeys of Dubai Metro’s Crimson Line will shuttle immediately between Al Rashidiya Station and Expo 2020 Station. Jebel Ali Station will probably be an interchange station for these heading to or coming from UAE Change Station.”
The opening of the 2 new stations comes six months after the opening of Route 2020, which launched its maiden journey on January 1, with 4 stations – Jabal Ali (a switch station on the Crimson Line), The Gardens, The Discovery Gardens and Al Furjan.
“As of June 1, the Metro service to Expo 2020 Station will probably be accessible solely to these entitled to entry the positioning of Expo till its official public opening on October 1. By that point, the general public can use the Metro service to Expo. The opening of the Jumeirah Golf Estates Station will coincide with the opening of Expo,” Al Tayer famous.
In line with RTA, “the journey time between Al Rashidiya and Expo stations is one hour and 14 minutes. The service frequency will probably be each two minutes and 38 seconds throughout peak time at a fee of 24 trains per hour per route, and a capability of 16,000 riders per hour per route.”
In the meantime, the journey time between Jebel Ali Station and the UAE Change Station is 11 minutes and 42 seconds, with a relentless service frequency of seven minutes and 30 seconds.
Crimson Line timings
From Saturday to Wednesday, the primary journey from Al Rashidiya Station to Expo 2020 Station and vice-versa will begin at 5am, and the final journey will begin at 12 midnight. On Thursdays, the primary journey will begin at 5am and the final journey will begin at 1am (the next day). On Fridays, the primary journey will begin at 10am and the final journey will begin at 1am (the next day).
Inexperienced Line timings
The brand new working hours of the Metro on the Inexperienced Line, beginning June 1, will probably be: Saturday to Wednesday, 5am-12am; Thursdays, 5am-1am (subsequent day); Fridays 10am-1am (subsequent day).