Dubai tram will run 20 hours a day

Dubai tram will run 20 hours a day

The Dubai Tram will run for 20 hours every day, between 5am and 1am, when it starts operations in November.

According to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), from Saturday to Thursday, the trams will run every eight minutes between 5am and 7am and every seven and half minutes between 7am and 10am. From 10am to 8pm the trams will run every six minutes, stopping at each station for an average of 30 seconds.

Between 8pm and 1am the frequency will return to every eight minutes.

On Fridays trams will arrive every 10 minutes from 5am to 1pm, every seven and a half minutes from 1pm to 6pm, every six minutes between 6pm and 8pm, every eight minutes between 8pm and 11pm, and every 10 minutes from 11pm to 1am.

“The operations of Dubai Tram will be aligned with Dubai Metro and the two networks will complement each other. Trams will be part of Dubai’s integrated Mass Transit system, connecting with Dubai Metro at two stations — Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Lakes Towers,” an RTA official said

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