The Dubai Metro
Let’s discuss transportation in Dubai, and in particular, about the all new Dubai Metro system.
Lean about the Metro, metro stations in Dubai, and trains in Dubai.
Everything you need to know about transportation in Dubai including Dubai busses.
You’ll have to see it to believe it because it really is the nicest way to travel while you are in Dubai.
With more than 50 stations currently operational and another 60 or more scheduled to be in operation by the end of 2010, no matter where you are in Dubai, you’ll be able to catch the train to you destination.
Trains in Dubai are by far the safest and easiest way for you to travel, these days. Even if you destination is taking you somewhere where the trains aren’t running, it’s no problem.
Most of the metro stations in Dubai will have connections to Dubai busses which allow you to travel on to your destination speedily and in absolute comfort.
More than 500 busses are in operation to get you where you need to go without having to wait. In addition to busses, you’ll also be able to catch a taxi, if you like, at every metro station on both lines. They even have places to lock up your bicycle!
Trains in the metro system in Dubai run both above ground and below ground and there are stations at each of 4 levels, underground, at ground level, elevated, and special elevated.
Metro stations in Dubai have several different themes for you to enjoy, as well. Earth, Air, Water, and Fire are all themes that you’ll see at various different stations along the metro lines.
These will definitely make for some great photo opportunities for you and your family!
The Dubai Metro was especially designed with the frequent traveller in mind. Not only are the seats comfortable and well placed throughout the train cars, but there is Wi-Fi service available and your phone service won’t be interrupted while you’re riding the metro.
Your safety is a prime concern which is why there are many state of the art safety devices aboard each train and in each metro station, including more than 3000 closed circuit TV (CCTV) cameras and a fully dedicated staff of metro police.
There are trained wardens on each train car to assist passengers in the event of any emergency, as well.
Currently, there are 3 different classes of cars aboard each train. If you want to spend a little more and ride in true luxury, why not try the Gold VIP class? It’ll cost you roughly $3.50 and you’ll feel like a true king or queen, riding in style.
Gold class not for you? No problem. You can ride Silver class or if you’re a woman you can ride in the women’s and children’s car.
No matter which class you ride, you will without a doubt enjoy the most popular transportation in Dubai, the metro rail trains.
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