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Dubai Tram to extend to Burj Al Arab and Mall of the Emirates

RTA seeking consultants for feasibility study into phases two and three

Dubai Tram to extend to Burj Al Arab and Mall of the Emirates

The RTA is seeking consultants for a feasibility study into the Dubai Tram’s second and third phases, it has been reported.

Phase two of the Dubai transport system is expected to carry passengers to tourist destinations including the Burj Al Arab, Madinat Jumeirah and Mall of the Emirates.

Phase three will extend along Jumeirah Beach Road to 2nd December Street, according to a Khaleej Times report.

“The authority has issued a tender for consultants to study the feasibility of phase two and three of the tram,” a sources told the UAE newspaper. The RTA said it would respond when it has updates on future plans of the tram, which was used by 1.3 million riders in the first quarter of 2016.

The RTA is to extending the Dubai Metro’s Green Line from Al Jaddaf station to Academic City, adding a rail line of 20.6 kilometre and 11 stations both underground and above ground, said the report. It will serve Ras Al Khor industrial area, International City and Silicon Oasis.

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