In pictures: Inside Dubai RTA's futuristic command centre

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated the RTAs Enterprise Command & Control Centre
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The building, which has a total area of 10,900 square meters, comprises of a ground floor and five levels. The building design is compatible with the green buildings specifications and will be qualified for awarding the environment-friendly green buildings – Gold Class of LEED Classification. (Image: Twitter/DXBMediaOffice)
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The EC3 enables the control of all mass transit systems namely the Dubai Metro, Dubai Tram, public buses, taxis and marine transit modes in addition to the traffic control systems. The cost of the new centre, which meets the requisites of hosting Expo 2020, amounted to AED 335 million. (Image: Twitter/DXBMediaOffice)
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Giant screen spanning 53 square m comprising 40 screens. (Image: Twitter/DXBMediaOffice)
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HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated the Enterprise Command & Control Centre (EC3) in the presence of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council. (Image: mediaoffice.ae)
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HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum then inspected the main control room which has a capacity to accommodate 36 operational staff. (Image: mediaoffice.ae)
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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, was received by HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA. (Image: mediaoffice.ae)
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The EC3 is the biggest and most sophisticated control of its kind worldwide in terms of utilising the smart technologies and the ability to control & integrate various transit means of the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA). (Image: Twitter/DXBMediaOffice)
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Five subsidiary control rooms for managing transport & roads network in Dubai. (Image: Twitter/DXBMediaOffice)
Wed 24 May 2017 12:06 PM