Jumeirah Golf Estates Metro Station to open on 1 September

Metro station can accommodate 250,000 riders per day

The Jumeirah Golf Estates Metro Station will open to the public on September 1, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced. The station will enter service as the biggest underground station in the entire Dubai Metro network, on both the Red and Green Lines, the RTA said.

According to a statement, the station spans an area of 28,700sqm and extends 232m in height. It can serve 11,555 riders per hour during peak times, and about 250,000 riders per day. It has two train-boarding platforms, four bus stops, 20 taxi stands to pick-up and drop-off riders, 20 parking slots for the use of people of determination, in addition to 400 public parking slots free of charge in the surrounds of the station. The facility also has 14 outlets for investors, over an area of 466sqm in addition to four point of sale display areas for retailers.

The exterior design of Route 2020 stations has a unique and stylish architectural pattern bringing in further improvements to the designs of the existing stations along the Red and Green lines, the RTA stated. The design has different patterns that include the Iconic Station inside the venue of Expo 2020. It has a winged design that reflects Dubai’s take-off to the future of innovation.

There is also the transfer station (Jebel Ali Station) linking Route 2020 and Dubai Metro Red Line. Elevated stations replicate an improved design similar to the shapes of the existing metro stations to maintain the visual identity of the Dubai Metro.

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