Red Line of Dubai Metro to run non-stop from 5am, December 31 till 1am,January 2. Comprehensive plan in place to ensure smooth traffic flow in the vicinity of Burj Khalifa.
Dubai , Dubai
28 December 2020, 12:00 AM
02 January 2021, 12:00 AM
Dubai Metro, and every other mode of mass transit in Dubai, is all set to ferry passengers to and from the various venues that will be ushering in the New Year.
The Red Line of Dubai Metro will be in operation from 5am on Thursday, December 31, to 1am on Saturday, January 2. The Green Line will start its service at 5.30am on Thursday, December 31, to 1am on Saturday, January 2.
Mattar Al Tayer, Director General of RTA, said that a comprehensive plan for the entire public transport system, especially around Burj Khalifa, will be put in place by the unified control centre at RTA and at the Dubai Intelligent Traffic Systems Centre in Al Barsha.
“The centre will enhance the efficiency of traffic movements and quick response to accidents. The RTA plan will focus on the public transport system as well as implement precautionary measures such as maintaining social distancing and wearing of masks,” Al Tayer said in a statement.
Meanwhile, Lt General Abdullah Khalifa Al Merri, Commander-In-Chief at Dubai Police, said that all policemen are ready to ensure security and safety at all tourist destinations in the emirate and will make sure to implement the precautionary measures in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.