BurJuman (, ) is a rapid transit station serving the Red
and Green Lines
of the Dubai Metro
. 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.
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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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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.
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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.
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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 numbers are not assigned, but are given names according to the direction of the train.
Category:Dubai Metro stations
Category:Railway stations opened in 2009