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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
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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.Dubai Metro opens today
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On 30 December 2012, the station was renamed after the BurJuman shopping centre (located just outside Exit 3 of this station), which had become popularly used despite being unofficial.Danube, BurJuman hop onto the Dubai Metro
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Location

BurJuman station is located in the historic centre of Dubai, below the BurJuman shopping centre, after which it is named. Specifically, it lies below the intersection of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street and Khalid Bin Al Waleed Road. It is the closest station to a number of consulates, including those to Canada, Egypt, India and the United Kingdom.Train times and landmarks
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Station layout

Along with Union, BurJuman is one of only two interchange stations on the Dubai Metro, giving it an unconventional layout and among the largest in the system. The Red Line travels under Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Street, crossing perpendicularly with the Green Line, which lies below Khalid Bin Al Waleed Road. The Red and Green Lines both utilise two side platforms with two platforms on differing levels.

Platform layout

Platform numbers are not assigned, but are given names according to the direction of the train.

References

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