United Arab Emirates

Dubai Expo 2020 Metro Extension to include 4 km Underground Route

In April 2015 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai) approved a 15 km extension of Dubai metro’s Red Line. The so-called “Route 2020” project is planned to branch off at Nakheel Harbour & Tower Station, leading to the Expo 2020 site near Al Maktoum International Airport. The future Red Line branch includes an 11 km elevated section with five stations and a 4 km underground route with two stations. With the release of the tender documents in early July, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) expects to start...

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