Dubai: The UAE’s first floating marine station at Dubai Festival City has opened, running abra services to Jaddaf and helping commuters connect with the Green Line of the Dubai Metro.
With a capacity to serve 25 passengers at a time the new station will operate abra services every 10 minutes from 7am to midnight.
The station will help passengers connect with Creek Metro station as well as bus services, integrating different modes of transport.
245000riders went through the Dubai Festival City Metro Station last year
Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) opened the smart floating marine transport station recently.
The station, which accommodates more than 25 passengers, contributes to the integration of marine transit modes by linking Jadaf-Dubai Festival City line with public buses and Creek Metro Station.
The Dubai Festival City Station is among the most popular; it had 245,000 riders last year. Overall 14 million people use marine modes of transport annually.