Centrepoint (Dubai Metro)
|Location||Al Rashidiya, Dubai|
United Arab Emirates
|Operated by||Dubai Metro|
|Platforms||1 island platform, 1 side platform|
|Opened||September 9, 2009|
|2011||2.634 million 14.9%|
The eastern terminus of the line, it is one of three Metro stations with a park and ride lot, the others being Etisalat and Jebel Ali.
The station was previously known as Rashidiya, on 4th August 2021 it was renamed as Centrepoint.
Centrepoint station is located in Al Rashidiya, a community of eastern Dubai. A residential area, most points of interest near the station are schools and community centres, although Centrepoint is the closest Metro station to the Dubai Airport Expo. The Dubai Royal Air Wing of the Dubai International Airport is located quite close to the station.
As one of the initial stations of the Dubai Metro, Centrepoint opened on 9 September 2009; trains ran to Nakheel Harbour and Tower and served seven intermediate stations. In 2011, Centrepoint handled 2,634,139 passengers, making it one of the busiest stations on the Dubai Metro.
Centrepoint is one of the few stations of the Dubai Metro classed as a type 3 elevated station, indicating it has three tracks rather than the usual two. This allows trains to be held and stored easily. The tracks to and from Centrepoint parallel the southern side of Airport Road, continuing eastward to one of the network's depots.
|Platform 1||■Red Line (Up)||Arrival Only|
|Platform 2||■Red Line (Down)||For Union, Sobha Realty, Expo 2020|
|Platform 3||■Red Line (Down)||For Union, Sobha Realty, Expo 2020|
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