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Purple Line (Dubai Metro)
The Purple Line is a proposed line of the Dubai Metro network in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The purple line will run between Dubai International Airport to Al Maktoum International Airport, along Al Khail Road. Announced in 2007, construction of the line has not started, and news reports in July 2011 claimed that the line faces cancellation.Dubai Metro's Purple Line faces cancellation
Retrieved Arabian Business ; Wednesday, 6 July 2011 12:46 PM It will have about eight stations along its route, three with check-in facilities. However The Dubai Airports claimed that this was unfeasible as it did not pass through many localities. However they suggested opting for a "central terminal" similar to ones in the US where trains leave from inside the airport to the other airport with ...
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Rapid Transit
Rapid transit or mass rapid transit (MRT), also known as heavy rail, metro, subway, tube, U-Bahn, metropolitana or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas. Unlike buses or trams, rapid transit systems are electric railways that operate on an exclusive right-of-way, which cannot be accessed by pedestrians or other vehicles of any sort, and which is often grade-separated in tunnels or on elevated railways. Modern service on rapid transit systems are provided on designated lines between stations typically using electric multiple units on rail tracks, although some systems use guided rubber tires, magnetic levitation (''maglev''), or monorail. The stations typically have high platforms, without steps inside the trains, requiring custom-made trains in order to minimize gaps between train and platform. They are typically integrated with other public transport and often operated by the same public transport authorities. However, some ra ...
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Dubai Metro
The Dubai Metro is a rapid transit rail network in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Red Line and Green Line are operational, with one more line being constructed. These first two lines run underground in the city centre and on elevated viaducts elsewhere. All trains are fully automated and driverless, and, together with stations, are air conditioned with platform edge doors. Architecture firm Aedas designed the metro's 45 stations, two depots and operational control centers. The Al Ghurair Investment group were the metro's builders. The first section of the Red Line, covering 10 stations, was ceremonially inaugurated at 9:09:09 pm on 9 September 2009, by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, with the line opening to the public at 6 am (UTC 04:00) on 10 September. The Dubai Metro is the first urban train network in the Arabian Peninsula and either the second in the Arab World (after the Cairo Metro) or the third (if the surface-level, limited-service Bag ...
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Dubai
Dubai ( ; ar|دبي|translit=Dubayy , ) is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the capital of the Emirate of Dubai.The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa. D Long, B Reich. p.157 Established in the 18th century as small fishing village, the city grew rapidly in the early 21st century into a cosmopolitan metropolis with a focus on tourism and hospitality. Dubai is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations with the second most five-star hotels in the world, and the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa. Located in the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula on the coast of the Persian Gulf, Dubai aims to be the business hub of Western Asia. It is also a major global transport hub for passengers and cargo. Oil revenue helped accelerate the development of the city, which was already a major mercantile hub. A centre for regional and international trade since the early 20th century, Dubai's economy relies on revenues f ...
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United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates (UAE; Arabic: الإمارات العربية المتحدة '), sometimes simply called the Emirates (Arabic: الإمارات '), is a country in Western Asia located at the eastern end of the Arabian Peninsula. It borders Oman and Saudi Arabia, and has maritime borders in the Persian Gulf with Qatar and Iran. The UAE is an elective monarchy formed from a federation of seven emirates, consisting of Abu Dhabi (which serves as the capital), Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain. Each emirate is governed by a Sheikh and, together, they form the Federal Supreme Council; one of them serves as President of the United Arab Emirates. In 2013, the UAE's population was 9.2 million, of which 1.4 million were Emirati citizens and 7.8 million were expatriates;Habboush, Mahmoud. (10 October 2013Call to naturalise some expats stirs anxiety in the UAE Uk.reuters.com. Retrieved 10 October 2015 the estimated population in 2020 was 9.89 milli ...
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Dubai International Airport
Dubai International Airport ( ar|مطار دبي الدولي) is the primary international airport serving Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is the world's busiest airport by international passenger traffic. It is also the fourth-busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic, the seventh-busiest cargo airport in the world, the busiest airport for Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 movements, and the airport with the highest average number of passengers per flight. In 2017, DXB handled 88 million passengers and 2.65 million tonnes of cargo and registered 409,493 aircraft movements. In July 2019, Dubai International airport installed the largest solar energy system in the region's airports as part of Dubai's goal to reduce 30 percent of the city energy consumption by 2030. Dubai International Airport is situated in the Al Garhoud district, east of Dubai and spread over an area of of land. Terminal 3 is the second-largest building in the world by floor space and the largest airport ...
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E 44 Road (United Arab Emirates)
E 44 ( ar|إ ٤٤) is one of the main roads of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The road connects the city of Dubai to the town of Hatta. In Dubai, the city is also referred to as ''Al Khail Road'', ''Ras al Khor Road'' and, Al Aweer Road ''Dubai-Hatta Highway''. E 44 also connects the UAE with Oman. E 44 originates (as Al Khail Road) in Al Barsha, Dubai and runs roughly parallel to E 11 (Sheikh Zayed Road) and E 311 (Emirates Road). It is referred to as ''Ras Al Khor Road'' after the E 44-Oud Mehta Road junction near Dubai Creek. E 44 terminates in the town of Hatta. See also * Dubai Safari Park References Category:Roads in the United Arab Emirates Category:Transport in Dubai {{UnitedArabEmirates-transport-stub ...
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Al Maktoum International Airport
Al Maktoum International Airport , also known as Dubai World Central, is an international airport in Jebel Ali, southwest of Dubai, United Arab Emirates that opened on 27 June 2010. It is the main part of Dubai South, a planned residential, commercial and logistics complex. When fully completed (expected 2027), the airport will contain transport modes, logistics, and value-added services, including manufacturing and assembly, in a single free economic zone. It will cover an area of . The airport has a projected annual capacity of of freight and between 160 million and 260 million passengers. As of May 2019, only a handful of airlines operate passenger services out of Al Maktoum International Airport. History Construction The runway was completed in 600 days and subsequently underwent tests over the following six to eight months in order to fulfil its CAT III-C requirements. Construction of the airport's cargo terminal, the Al Maktoum Airport Cargo Gateway, w ...
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Roads And Transport Authority (Dubai)
The Roads and Transport Authority ( ar|هيئة الطرق والمواصلات), commonly known as RTA, is the major independent government roads & transportation authority in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was founded in 2005 and is responsible for planning and executing transport and traffic projects, along with legislation and strategic plans of transportation in the city. It is a department of the Government of Dubai. History RTA was established in 2005 by Law No. 17 - 2005. It was launched by the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Emir of Dubai, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum with the mission of developing integrated, sustainable and world-class transportation systems for residents of Dubai. In 2012, RTA's Dubai Metro was declared by Guinness World Records to be the world's longest fully automated driverless metro system with a route length of . Administration system The RTA is led by Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, Mattar M ...
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Serco
Serco Group plc is a British company with headquarters based in Hook, Hampshire, England. Serco manages over 500 contracts worldwide. The company employs over 50,000 people. Serco operates in the following sectors of public service provision: Health, Transport, Justice, Immigration, Defence, and Citizens Services. Serco primarily derives income as a contractor from the provision of government services. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. The majority of Serco's turnover is generated from UK operations, but the company also operates in Continental Europe, the Middle East, the Asia Pacific region and North America. In July 2019, a fine of £19.2m was imposed on Serco for fraud and false accounting over its electronic tagging service for the Ministry of Justice. The company was also ordered to pay the Serious Fraud Office's investigative costs of £3.7 million. The company has also been accused of an extensive cover-up over sexual a ...
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Third Rail
Shoe of NYC Subway car making contact with third rail. In the foreground is the third rail for the adjacent track. A third rail, also known as a live rail, electric rail or conductor rail, is a method of providing electric power to a railway locomotive or train, through a semi-continuous rigid conductor placed alongside or between the rails of a railway track. It is used typically in a mass transit or rapid transit system, which has alignments in its own corridors, fully or almost fully segregated from the outside environment. Third rail systems are always supplied from direct current electricity. The third-rail system of electrification is not related to the third rail used in dual gauge railways. Description Third-rail systems are a means of providing electric traction power to trains using an additional rail (called a "conductor rail") for the purpose. On most systems, the conductor rail is placed on the sleeper ends outside the running rails, but in some systems a central ...
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Green Line (Dubai Metro)
The Green Line is one of the two lines in the Dubai Metro network in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It runs through Deira and Bur Dubai, generally parallel to Dubai Creek. There are 20 stations on the line, spanning from Etisalat to Dubai Creek covering . It was built by a consortium of Mitsubishi, Obayashi, Kajima and Yapı Merkezi. Statistics The Green Line has 20 stations, including 12 elevated (by means of a viaduct), and 8 underground stations. The line is , with underground. It is served by 25 driverless trains travelling at a maximum speed of , and stopping 20–30 seconds at each station. Trial running began in October 2010, with the line inaugurated on 9 September 2011 and opened to the public the next day. The last 2 stations (Jaddaf and Dubai Creek) were opened on March 1, 2014. 19 trains is currently running on green line and each of the train have seats capacity of 643 seats. The Green Line was initially long upon opening, however following the extension from Dubai ...
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Red Line (Dubai Metro)
The Red Line is one of the two lines on the Dubai Metro network in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The first section was inaugurated on 9 September 2009.090909 - day of the Dubai Metro
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Construction was declared complete on 28 April 2010. The Red Line runs from Rashidiya in the east to Jebel Ali in the west and travels parallel to
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Blue Line (Dubai Metro)
The Blue Line is a proposed line on the Dubai Metro network in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is currently approved for construction. This was originally proposed for construction starting along with the Purple Line and completion in 2012. Due to the recession it was taken under reconsideration and the RTA have fixed a deadline of 2014 for completion of this line. The Blue line will run between Dubai International Airport and currently opened new airport Al Maktoum International Airport, along Emirates Road. Statistics The Blue line will be , trains of this line will travel at an average speed of 110 kilometres per hour (68 mph). See also *Roads and Transport Authority (Dubai) *Green Line (Dubai Metro) *Red Line (Dubai Metro) *Purple Line (Dubai Metro) References External linksDubai Metro ReviewDubai Metro ...
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Proposed Public Transport In Asia
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