Deira City Centre (Dubai Metro)

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Deira City Centre
ديرة سيتي سنتر
Line(s)
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Connections
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station code16
Fare zone5
History
Opened9 September 2009
Traffic
Passengers (2011)5.592 million[1]Increase 65.9%
Services
Preceding station   Dubai Metro   Following station
toward UAE Exchange
Red Line
toward Rashidiya

Deira City Centre (Arabic: ديرة سيتي سنتر) is a rapid transit station on the Red Line of the Dubai Metro in Dubai.

History[edit]

Deira City Centre station opened on 9 September 2009 as part of the initial stretch of the Dubai Metro, with trains running from Rashidiya to Nakheel Harbour and Tower to Deira City Centre and seven other intermediate stations.[2] In 2011, Deira City Centre was the second-busiest Metro station, handling almost 5.592 million passengers.[1]

Location[edit]

As its name suggests, Deira City Centre is at the heart of Deira, slightly to the historic centre of Dubai. Nearby are the Deira City Centre, after which the station is named, as well as the Dubai Clock Tower and a number of hotels.[3]

Platform layout[edit]

Platform Line Destination
Rashidiya platform Red Line(Up) For Airport Terminal 1, Airport Terminal 3, Rashidiya
UAE Exchange platform Red Line(Down) For Union, DAMAC Properties, UAE Exchange

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b RTA statistics selection RTA Retrieved 2013-01-29
  2. ^ Dubai Metro opens today New Civil Engineer Retrieved 2012-12-31
  3. ^ Train times and landmarks Archived November 1, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. RTA Retrieved 2012-12-31