Dubai Metro Transports 33.3 Million People in Q1

During the first quarter of 2013, Dubai Metro managed to achieve a significant increase in the number of commuters carried compared to the same period last year, as the use of both Red and Green lines has increased with over 33 million passengers from January to March 2013.

Adnan Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of the Rail Agency, Road and Transport Authority, stated that this year has witnessed an obvious growth in the number of the Metro’s commuters compared to the same period of last year, adding, “this is what we seek to achieve through our annual schemes by setting a diversified package of initiatives and activities that contribute to attracting all segments of society to use the Metro as the premier means of transportation, as it is featured to be secure, safe and luxurious at the same time.

The Red Line’s Deira City Centre Station ranked on top in attracting around 1,643,115 commuters between January and March, while the Green Line’s Al Fahidi station came first in the same period with 1,372,303 commuters.

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