DAMAC Properties (Dubai Metro)

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DAMAC Properties (Arabic: داماك العقارية) is a rapid transit station on the Red Line of the Dubai Metro in Dubai. It opened on 30 April 2010 as Dubai Marina and part of the extension to Ibn Battuta.

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DAMAC Properties
داماك العقارية
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Line(s)
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Connections (Dubai Marina Stn.)
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone2
History
Opened30 April 2010
Services
Preceding station   DAMAC Properties   Following station
toward UAE Exchange
Red Line
toward Rashidiya

LocationEdit

DAMAC Properties station is located near Interchange 5 of Sheikh Zayed Road, around 20 kilometres (12 mi) southwest of Downtown Dubai. It lies to the east of the northern half of the Dubai Marina and to the west of the northern portion of Jumeirah Lake Towers.

Nearby developmentEdit

Originally named Dubai Marina, the station was named after the development of the same name, one of the largest projects in Dubai. Upon completion, the Dubai Marina will house around 120,000 residents around the world's largest artificial marina.[1] Also nearby are the Jumeirah Lake Towers and The Meadows developments.

The station was renamed DAMAC Properties in September 2014.[2]

Station layoutEdit

DAMAC Properties station lies on a viaduct paralleling the eastern side of Sheikh Zayed Road. It is categorised as a type 2 elevated station, indicating that there is an elevated concourse between street and platform level. Pedestrian access to the station is aided through walkways above Sheikh Zayed Road, connecting to developments on either side of the road.

Platform layoutEdit

Platform Line Towards
Rashidiya Red Line (Up) For Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall, Union, Rashidiya
UAE Exchange Red Line (Down) For Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Nakheel Harbour and Tower, UAE Exchange

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dubai Marina Design Build Network Retrieved 2012-12-24
  2. ^ "Dubai Marina Metro station renamed Damac". Khaleej TImes. 19 September 2014. Retrieved 20 January 2018.