UAE rain: Taking Dubai Metro today? Guide to Red Line, Green Line amid service disruptions

Free shuttle bus services will be provided at affected stations to help passengers reach their destinations

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Published: Wed 17 Apr 2024, 7:48 AM

Last updated: Fri 19 Apr 2024, 8:00 PM

[Editor's Note: This article, initially published on April 17 during Dubai Metro service disruptions, has been updated to reflect the full resumption of operations.]

Dubai Metro services were severely impacted as the UAE saw unprecedented rain on Tuesday. Operations nearly came to a standstill, leaving around 200 commuters stranded at several stations.

Since Wednesday, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has been working round the clock to carry out maintenance work, which impacted operations at Metro stations. Free shuttle buses were provided to help passengers reach their destinations.

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If you're commuting via Dubai Metro today, here's a guide to stations on Red Line and Green Line:

Red Line

Services are now operating normally on the Red Line in both directions, the RTA announced on Friday.

Trains are no longer stopping at Equiti, Mashreq, Onpassive and Energy stations.

    Green Line

    Services are now operating normally on all Green Line stations, the RTA announced on Friday.

      Below is a map of the Dubai Metro, for your reference:

      Around 200 commuters have found themselves stranded at Jebel Ali Metro Station without access to amenities for hours, following the suspension of Dubai Metro operations towards Centrepoint.

      In the wake of heavy rains pounding the city, commuters were left seeking answers from the service providers authority. One resident said, "There is no clarity on when metro services will resume. Tempers are running high as the Zoom stores are closed and toilets are clogged."

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