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First RTA bus launched to connect Dubai and Al Ain

Public Transport Agency at the Roads and Transport Authority says it expects 250,000 passengers to use the new bus route each year

First RTA bus launched to connect Dubai and Al Ain
The new route (E201) is expected to carry about 250,000 passengers each year.

The Public Transport Agency at the Roads and Transport Authority – Dubai has launched its first bus on a new route connecting Dubai and Al Ain.

The route has been launched in coordination with the Department of Transport (DoT) in Abu Dhabi and will fulfill the increasing demand for public transport services between the cities, a statement said.

It added that the new route (E201) is expected to carry about 250,000 passengers each year. It departs from Al Ghubaiba bus station in Dubai with a frequency of 30 minutes.

The bus passes by Al Jafiliya Metro Station – north, Wasl, Wasl Club 1, Emirates NBD – Nad Al Sheba, Marmoom Dairy Farm 1, Al Faqa station 1, United Arab Emirates University Mohammed bin Khalifa Street 1, City Petrol Station 1 and Sheikha Salama Mosque 1.

The RTA said the buses are equipped with free Wi-Fi.

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