Emirates (Dubai Metro)

Emirates (Arabic: طيران الإمارات‎) is a rapid transit station on the Red Line[2] of the Dubai Metro in Dubai, UAE.[3] It is located very close to Dubai International Airport.

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Emirates

الإمارات
LocationDubai International Airport
Garhoud, Dubai
United Arab Emirates
Operated byDubai Metro
Line(s)
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Connections
  •  4  Union - Rashidiya
  •  11A  Gold Souq Stn - Al Awir
  •  24  Al Nahda 2 - Int'l City
  •  32C  Al Qusais Stn - Al Satwa Stn
  •  33  Al Ghubaiba Stn - Al Qusais Stn
  •  43  Gold Souq Stn - Airport Term. 2
  •  64A  Gold Souq Stn - Ras Al Khor, Samari Res.
  •  F8  Dubai Festival City - Al Nahda 2
Construction
Structure typen
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station code12
Fare zone5
History
OpenedApril 30, 2010 (2010-04-30)
Passengers
20111,424,293[1]
Services
Preceding station   Dubai Metro   Following station
toward UAE Exchange
Red Line
toward Rashidiya

HistoryEdit

The station was not one of the initial stations of the Dubai Metro, when the Red Line opened on 9 September 2009 with trains running to Nakheel Harbour and Tower with seven intermediate stations.[4] However, it opened the year after on 30 April 2010.

Station layoutEdit

Emirates station has two side platforms and two tracks.

Platform layoutEdit

Platform Line Towards
Platform 1 Red Line (Up) For Centrepoint
Platform 2 Red Line (Down) For Union, Dubai Marina, UAE Exchange

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "RTA statistics selection" (PDF). RTA. 2011. Retrieved 2013-01-29.
  2. ^ "Dubai Metro Red Line Map". dubaiguidemap.com. Dubai Guide Map. Retrieved 17 May 2021.
  3. ^ "Emirates Metro Station". Dubai Online. Retrieved 26 May 2021.
  4. ^ "Dubai Metro opens today". New Civil Engineer. UK. 9 September 2009. Retrieved 2012-12-30.