Dubai Metro turns 10

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It’s carried over 1.5 billion people over the last 10 years and clocked more than 2.3 million trips.

That’s Dubai Metro for you, which is marking its 10th birthday today.

The service flagged off on September 9, 2009, at 9:09 pm, initially serving 10 stations.

The driverless network spanning 75 km now covers 49 stations on the Red and Green Lines.

It’s also registered an impressive punctuality rate of 99.7 per cent over the last decade.


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