Discovery Gardens Metro Station opening on January 1, 2021

Discovery Gardens Metro Station opening on January 1, 2021

Dubai RTA has announced that Discovery Gardens Metro Station along with the Metro Stations at Jebel Ali (interchange station), The Gardens and Al Furjan would open to the public on the 1st of January, 2021. In a statement issued by Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), the announcement for the long awaited commercial operations of the new metro stations were made.

The extension work from the Red Line to the Expo 2020 site was supposed to open for the Expo 2020 in October, but the Expo Line was delayed as well as the Expo 2020 due to the COVID19 pandemic. Precautionary measures including social distancing and mask rules are in place on the Dubai metro to stop the spread of the Coronavirus.

 

Key points about the new EXPO Line metro stations:

  • 6 minutes – travel time from Jebel Ali Interchange station to Al Furjan Station
  • 6 Trains – Trains per hour on the new route 10 minuties – Waiting time between trains
  • 19 buses – operating between the stations providing connectivity from nearby areas

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