Dubai Metro resumed services on the Red Line on Thursday after suffering a 45-minute disruption due to an "emergency technical malfunction".
In a post on Twitter, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said, "The technical malfunction has been resolved and the affected metro stations are operating normally."
RTA announces that Dubai Metro is operating normally now. We thank all metro users for their cooperation.— RTA (@rta_dubai) October 24, 2019
They added that special bus services between Al Jafliya and Business Bay stations were deployed during the period to ferry stranded passengers.
Many commuters took to social media to report the delay.
Have been stuck on the metro for 30 minutes...@DubaiMetro what’s going on?— TX (@TX72109514) October 24, 2019