Dubai Metro transported over two billion commuters since inauguration

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) today announced that the number of Dubai Metro riders has surpassed two billion since the metro first opened to the public on September 9, 2009.

The metro’s Red Line transported 1.342 billion commuters while the Green Line served 673.531 million commuters., reported UAE News Agency (WAM).

Additionally, the Dubai Metro has maintained a punctuality rate of 99.7%, surpassing international safety standards and demonstrating exceptional operational efficiency.

The Dubai Metro’s continued growth and success serve as a testament to Dubai’s commitment to providing safe and reliable transportation to commuters.

Commenting on the occasion, H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, said that Dubai’s ability to build a world-class transport network was the result of the vision of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, , Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

As part of HH Shaikh Mohammed’s keenness to build a city that would serve as a model for future cities, Dubai invested in several infrastructure projects featuring the highest international standards and operational efficiency to ensure the best provision of services, he added.

Source: Source: Bahrain News Agency