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Dubai Metro - Red Line

Dubai Metro - Red Line

25 Jan 2009
Country: United Arab Emirates
City: Dubai
Category: Metro
Project Type: Projects
Project Duration:
From: Q3 2006 Actual To: Q2 2010 Actual
Status: Construction
The Red Line is part of Dubai Metro project. Red Line is a 50 kilometres line with 29 stations from Jebel Ali Port, the American University in Dubai, through the city centre to Al Rashidiya.
Three stations will be opened on 15th May 2010. The new stations include: World Trade Centre Station, GGICO Station (Al Garhoud) and Noor Islamic Bank Station (Al Quoz).
On 30th April 2010, seven stations opened on the Red Line. The stations are Emirates, Airport Terminal 1, Al Karama, Emirates Towers, Dubai Internet City, Marina and Ibn Battuta stations. Three stations including Al Qouz, GGICO and the World Trade Centre will be opened on 15th May 2010. The other stations will be opened in next months.
Seven stations will open on 30th April 2010. The remaining stations will open in October 2010.
The new commercial operation date for the remaining stations will be on 25th April 2010.
Civil work on the 19 stations on the Red Line has been completed. 80 - 97 percent of the mechanical and electrical work has been done. Commercial operation date will be in February 2010.
The remaining stations will be opened by the end of February 2010.
Dubai\'s Metro opens for business. 10 out of 29 stations will be opened on 9th September 2009.
The construction costs of Metro are expected to rise by U$ 3 billion since the contracts were awarded four years ago. Ten out of 29 stations will be opened on 9th September 2009.
Nine out of 29 stations will be opened on 9th September 2009. The red line is expected to be completed on 9th September 2009.
Llewelyn Davies is the Architect Consultant, while Capita Symonds is the lead engineer & project manager. Dubai Rapid Link Consortium (DURL), comprising Mitsubishi Heavy Industries responsible for Rail Systems and Obayashi, Kajima Corporation and Yapi Merkezi responsible for Civil Works was awarded the main construction contract in 2nd quarter of 2006. The contract is fixed lump sum for civil and rail works. Project is progress and expected to be completed in September 2009.
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