Arriving at the Jebel Ali Metro Station, Sheikh Hamdan, Crown Prince of Dubai toured the station spanning 8,800sqm and extending 150 metres in length.
The station features four boarding platforms, four bus stops, 17 taxi stands and seven parking slots for people of determination. It has eight outlets for commercial use spanning 388sqm and can serve 17,000 riders per hour during peak times and 320,000 riders per day.
Sheikh Hamdan was also briefed on the Dh11 billion Route 2020 project, linking seven stations, extends 15km on the Red Line from the Jebel Ali Metro Station to the Expo 2020 Station.
He then boarded a new Dubai Metro train featuring a revamped interior design. Their first stop was the Dubai Investment Park Station, the second underground station of Route 2020. The underground station spans 27,000sqm in area and extends 226 metres in length.
Sheikh Hamdan toured the station, which can serve 13,899 riders per hour during peak times and 250,000 riders per day. The station has two platforms, four Bus laybys, 20 taxi drop off slots and two designated parking slots for people of determination. It also offers eight retail units spanning 315sqm each for commercial investment.
The train then headed to the Expo 2020 Station, which spans 18,800sqm in area and extends 119 metres in length. The station can serve 29,000 riders per hour during peak times and 522,000 riders per day.
The station has three platforms, six bus laybys, 20 taxi drop off slots and four designated parking slots for people of determination. It also offers nine retail units of 264sqm for commercial investment.