- Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum authorizes the ambitious extension of Dubai’s Metro, known as the Blue Line, announced via X (formerly Twitter).
- The 30km Dubai Metro Blue Line extension at a cost of Dh18 billion, designed to serve nearly one million residents across diverse communities, including Mirdif, International City, Dubai Creek, Al Warqa, Silicon Oasis, and more.
- The project incorporates both above-ground (14.5km) and underground (15.5km) segments, with plans to include 14 stations, comprising elevated, underground, interchange, and transfer stations.
- The extension aims to enhance connectivity across multiple neighborhoods, facilitating smoother and more efficient commuting for residents within the designated areas.
- With stations strategically positioned, the Blue Line extension endeavors to provide crucial transportation support to several communities, further fortifying Dubai’s public transport infrastructure.
30km Dubai Metro Blue Line approves by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, known as the Blue Line. The announcement, made via social media platform X (formerly Twitter), revealed key details about the substantial project.
اعتمدنا بحمدالله أكبر مشروع جديد في قطاع النقل العام في دبي .. "مسار الخط الأزرق لمترو دبي " .. بطول 30 كم نصفه تحت الأرض بأعماق تصل ل70 متر .. وبتكلفة 18 مليار درهم .. ويغطي مناطق يصل سكانها مليون نسمة .. مثل مرسى خور دبي، وفيستيفال سيتي والمدينة العالمية والراشدية والورقاء… pic.twitter.com/ykKRZdjKvC
— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) November 24, 2023
30km Dubai Metro Blue Line Project Details
The 30km Dubai Metro Blue Line and is anticipated to cost Dh18 billion. Notably, it will encompass both above-ground and underground sections, covering areas that house nearly one million residents across several communities such as Mirdif, International City, Dubai Creek, Al Warqa, Silicon Oasis, and more.
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With a total length of 30 kilometers, approximately 15.5 kilometers will be constructed underground, while 14.5 kilometers will be above ground. This extension aims to serve as a vital transport link for the mentioned communities.
Vital Transport Link
The project will feature 14 stations, comprising seven elevated stations, including an iconic one, five underground stations, including an interchange station, and two elevated transfer stations. These transfer stations will connect to existing ones, namely the Centrepoint station, the terminus of the Red Line in Rashidiya, and the Creek station, the terminus of the Green Line in Al Jaddaf.
This initiative signifies a crucial step towards enhancing the public transportation network in Dubai, providing improved connectivity and accessibility for residents across various neighbourhoods.