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Passengers ride the Green Line on day 1 of operations

Dubai residents try out Dubai's latest addition to the city's public transport system

Passengers ride the Green Line on day 1 of operations
Fourteen trains will operate along the new line during peak hours, which will be reduced to ten trains during off peak hours. The maximum wait time for a train will be between six and eight minutes, and tickets will cost the same as those for the Red Line
Passengers ride the Green Line on day 1 of operations
It is hoped that the Green line will boost the number of passengers using the Metro each day from 190,000 to more than 250,000, and significantly reduce traffic congestion in the emirate
Passengers ride the Green Line on day 1 of operations
The Green Line’s starting point is Etisalat station, at Al Qusais near Emirates Road, before moving to stops Al Qusais, Airport Free Zone, Al Nahda, Al Qiyadah station on Al Ittihad road, Abhu Hail, Abu Baker Al Siddique, Salahuddin and then Union station, where both metro lines intersect. It then moves through Baniyas Square, Palm Deira, Al Ras, Al Ghubaiba. Al Fahidi, Khalid Bin Al Waleed and to Dubai Healthcare City
Passengers ride the Green Line on day 1 of operations
The Metro’s second line, which has added eighteen stations and 23km to Dubai’s existing rail network, will provide low-cost transport for passengers living in the older areas of the city such as Deira and Bur Dubai
Passengers ride the Green Line on day 1 of operations
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE prime minister and vice-president and ruler of Dubai, opened Dubai Metro’s long-awaited Green Line on Friday
Passengers ride the Green Line on day 1 of operations
Some of the first passengers to ride the Dubai Metro Green Line
Passengers ride the Green Line on day 1 of operations
Passengers ride the Dubai Metro Green Line
Passengers ride the Green Line on day 1 of operations
The Dubai Metro Green Line on the first day of operations
Passengers ride the Green Line on day 1 of operations
Another view of the new Dubai Metro Green Line
Passengers ride the Green Line on day 1 of operations
The view down the Green Line from inside one of the trains
Passengers ride the Green Line on day 1 of operations
A train on the Dubai Metro Green Line passes a construction site
Passengers ride the Green Line on day 1 of operations
A train on the Green Line of the Dubai Metro on the first morning of operations