Ruler of Dubai, his highness Sheikh Muhammad bin Rashid Al Maktoom marked history by inaugurating the Gulf’s 1st driver-less electronic train service, known as Dubai Metro. He inauguratred the service on 9-9-9 at 9:09 pm at Mall of Emirates station.
In the first stage ‘Red Line’ is partially opened which will serve 10 stations (locations). Other under construction stations will start operating in a few weeks’ time. The ‘Green Line’ will start functioning on 10th October 2010, after which people living in all corners of Dubai will be connected by the train service. People of Dubai are very happy on the inauguration of this long awaited service, which is very cheap as compared with the same service in western countries. It will help a lot in solving the traffic issues in Dubai.