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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
, ''Arabian Business'', 9 September 2009. Retrieved on 13 September 2009.
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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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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Emirates (Dubai Metro)
Emirates ( ar|طيران الإمارات) is a rapid transit station on the Red Line of the Dubai Metro in Dubai, UAE. It is located very close to Dubai International Airport. History The station was not one of the initial stations of the Dubai Metro, when the Red Line opened on 9 September 2009 with trains running to Nakheel Harbour and Tower with seven intermediate stations. However, it opened the year after on 30 April 2010. Station layout Emirates station has two side platforms and two tracks. Platform layout References {{coord missing|United Arab Emirates Category:Railway stations opened in 2010 Category:2010 establishments in the United Arab Emirates Category:Dubai Metro stations ...
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Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall (Dubai Metro)
Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall ( ar|برج خليفة / دبي مول; ) is a rapid transit station on the Red Line of the Dubai Metro in Dubai. It is one of the busiest stations of the Dubai Metro, with over 3.180 million passengers in 2011.RTA statistics selection
''RTA'' Retrieved 2013-01-29
https://www.emirates247.com/news/emirates/metro-link-connects-burj-khalifa-stn-to-dubai-mall-2012-12-26-1.488680

History

The first station to open after the system's initial opening, Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall saw service on 4 January 2010.RTA opens Burj Dubai Metro station ...
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Financial Centre (Dubai Metro)
Financial Centre (Arabic: , ) is a rapid transit station on the Red Line of the Dubai Metro in Dubai. History Financial Centre station opened on 9 September 2009 as part of the initial stretch of the Red Line, with trains running from Rashidiya to Nakheel Harbour and Tower.Dubai Metro opens today
''New Civil Engineer'' Retrieved 2012-12-31
Other stations on the Red Line opened progressively over 2010 and 2011.

Location

Located southwest of the historic centre of Dubai, Financial Centre station lies between Bur Dubai and many of the city's larger new developments. To the east is the
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Emirates Towers (Dubai Metro)
Emirates Towers (Arabic: ) is a rapid transit station on the Red Line of the Dubai Metro in Dubai. History Emirates Towers station opened on 30 April 2010 along with five other stations along the already-operating Red Line and a westward extension to Ibn Battuta, also a new station.Dubai Metro lifts 30m passengers in its first year
''Emirates 24/7'' Retrieved 2013-05-29


Location

Located southwest of the historic centre of Dubai, Emirates Towers station lies between Bur Dubai and many of the city's larger new developments. To the east are the
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Dubai World Trade Centre
The Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) ( ar|مركز دبي التجاري العالمي), historically called Sheikh Rashid Tower, is a 38-storey and a height 184 m skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates which was erected in 1979. It is a purpose-built complex for events and exhibitions. The building is featured on the 100 dirham bank note. The building is the first tallest building to be on record in the history of the United Arab Emirates from the period of 1979 to 1999. With over 1.3 million square feet of covered exhibition and event space, comprising 21 halls and over 40 meeting rooms across 3 floors, Dubai World Trade Centre hosts over 500 events annually. In 2015, the venue held 396 trade events and welcomed over 2.74 million visitors. History Built in 1979, designed by John R Harris and Partners (JRHP), the Sheikh Rashid Tower, as it was known back then, was amongst the earliest skyscrapers to be constructed in Dubai. Renamed after the late Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Ma ...
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Al Jaffliya (Dubai Metro)
Al Jaffliya ( ar|الجافلية) is a rapid transit station on the Red Line of the Dubai Metro in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The station serves Al Jafilia and surrounding areas. It is located on the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road, providing access to Zabeel Park and several office buildings. The station is the only one in the system to have a siding. This allows two trains to be stored to the east of the station.With well trained personnel in our stations,very careful,experts and skilled workers no lack of technical know-how Platform layout References Category:Dubai Metro stations {{Asia-metro-stub ...
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Al Karama, Dubai
Al Karama, or simply Karama ( ar|الكرامة, literally meaning ''dignity''), is a residential district of Dubai located on the western banks of the Dubai Creek and one of the older communities of the city. It is outwardly distinctive due to the regularity of its low-rise residential buildings. The area, which was planned on a tight grid system, is home to thousands of people even though it is only two square kilometers in size. Al Karama is the most populous residential area in Dubai and the most central part of Dubai. Al Karama is also one of the most accessible parts in Dubai, that makes it very easy for residents to travel to any other parts of the city from Karama with ease due to the wide range of transport available in the town.Existing Population and Future ...
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BurJuman (Dubai Metro)
BurJuman (, ) is a rapid transit station serving the Red and Green Lines of the Dubai Metro in Dubai. It is one of two transfer stations between the two lines, the other being Union. Since it began service, over 15.611 million passengers have used BurJuman station, making it the second-busiest station of the Dubai Metro network.Dubai Metro hits 213.354m ridership
''UAE Interact'' Retrieved 2012-12-30


History

One of the first stations of the Dubai Metro, BurJuman opened as Khalid Bin Al Waleed () on 9 September 2009 as part of the initial stretch of the Red Line from Rashidiya to Nakheel Harbour and Towers along with seven other intermediate stations.
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Union (Dubai Metro)
Union commonly refers to: * Trade union, an organization of workers * Union (set theory), in mathematics, a fundamental operation on sets Union may also refer to: Arts and entertainment Music * Union (band), an American rock group ** ''Union'' (Union album), 1998 * ''Union'' (Chara album), 2007 * ''Union'' (Toni Childs album), 1988 * ''Union'' (Cuff the Duke album), 2012 * ''Union'' (Paradoxical Frog album), 2011 * ''Union'', a 2001 album by Puya * ''Union'', a 2001 album by Rasa * ''Union'' (The Boxer Rebellion album), 2009 * ''Union'' (Yes album), 1991 * "Union" (Black Eyed Peas song), 2005 Other uses in arts and entertainment * ''Union'' (Star Wars), a Dark Horse comics limited series * Union, in the fictional Alliance–Union universe of C. J. Cherryh * ''Union (Horse with Two Discs)'', a bronze sculpture by Christopher Le Brun, 1999–2000 Education * Union Academy (other), the name of several institutions * Union College (other), the name of several ...
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Al Rigga (Dubai Metro)
Al Rigga ( ar|الرقة‎) is a rapid transit station on the Red Line of the Dubai Metro in Dubai, UAE, serving the Al Rigga area of Deira. The station opened as part of the Red Line on 9 September 2009. It is close to Deira Clock Tower, the Delta Centre, and many hotels. The station is also close to a number of bus routes. References Category:2009 establishments in the United Arab Emirates Category:Railway stations opened in 2009 Category:Dubai Metro stations {{Asia-metro-stub ...
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Deira City Centre (Dubai Metro)
Deira City Centre ( ar|ديرة سيتي سنتر; planned as Al Garhoud) is a rapid transit station on the Red Line of the Dubai Metro in Dubai, UAE. History Deira City Centre station opened on 9 September 2009 as part of the initial stretch of the Dubai Metro, with trains running from Rashidiya to Nakheel Harbour and Tower to Deira City Centre and seven other intermediate stations. In 2011, Deira City Centre was the second-busiest Metro station, handling almost 5.592 million passengers. Location As its name suggests, Deira City Centre is at the heart of Deira, slightly to the historic centre of Dubai. Nearby are the Deira City Centre, after which the station is named, as well as the Dubai Clock Tower and a number of hotels.Train times and landmarks
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GGICO (Dubai Metro)
GGICO ( ar|ززيجس) is a rapid transit station on the Red Line of the Dubai Metro in Dubai, UAE. The station is commonly known as Garhoud Station and opened on 15 May 2010. The station is named for GGICO (Gulf General Investment Company), a Dubai Financial Market listed public shareholding company established in 1973. Platform layout References Category:2010 establishments in the United Arab Emirates Category:Railway stations opened in 2010 Category:Dubai Metro stations {{Asia-metro-stub ...
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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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Dubai International Terminal 3
Dubai International Airport Terminal 3 is an airport terminal at Dubai International Airport serving Dubai, UAE. When completed and opened on 14 October 2008, it was the largest building in the world by floor area and is currently the world's largest airport terminal, with over of space. The partly underground Terminal 3 was built at a cost of US$4.5 billion, exclusively for Emirates and has a capacity of 43 million passengers. However it was announced on 6 September 2012 that Terminal 3 would no longer be Emirates exclusive, as Emirates and Qantas had set up an extensive code sharing agreement. Qantas would be the second and only one of two airlines to fly in and out of Terminal 3. This deal also allows Qantas to use the A380 Dedicated Concourse A. The terminal has 5 Airbus A380 gates at Concourse B, and 18 at Concourse A. In December 2018, flydubai commenced flights from Terminal 3 to selected destinations to facilitate transfers to/from Emirates. Design Terminal 3 inc ...
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