Emirati becomes first female metro driver in the Middle East

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Dubai Metro driver Mariam Al Safar, 28, pushes through the glass ceiling with railway role

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Posted by: Rachel

Exactly my thought! How come there are suddenly drivers? And if so, why do the doors close before everyone had the chance to get on?

Posted by: Roy

Yes they were very proud to announce that all the trains were totally automatic and do not require a driver so what is this all about, apart from a publicity stunt.

Posted by: Sreny

Hi Dear,just for ur information,Dubai Metro is running automatically but the Staff inside the Train are trained for Metro Driving also along with the customer service so that if in case of any emergency inside the train,station or on rail tracks, where Train cant be moved anymore automatically and when the automatic system of the train goes beyond the control,then these staffs manually drives the train and rescues the passengers...So Dubai Metro is providing a complete risk-free,safe and secure journey to all the passengers boarding it..Dubai Metro is the only driver less Metro in this whole world...Myself feeling proud and thankful for traveling by Dubai Metro...Keep it up DUBAI METRO! Cheers!

Posted by: Dan Moore

I thought the Dubai Metro was driver-less?

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