UAE: Fleet of 50 revamped Dubai Metro trains arrive

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A new and improved fleet of 50 Dubai Metro trains has arrived in the emirate – putting transport chiefs on the fast track to boosting services for commuters.

The upgraded models will boast increased capacity, new digital Metro map displays and energy-saving lighting and will have better access for disabled people.

Thirty-five of the new additions will be introduced on the existing red and green lines of the Dubai Metro network with the remaining 15 set aside for Expo 2020 routes.

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The trains were built and tested by French rail manufacturing company Alstrom at its site in Katowice, Poland, ahead of delivery to Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority.


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