Emirates Towers (Dubai Metro)
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Opened||30 April 2010|
|Passengers (2011)||1.135 million 27.7%|
Emirates Towers station opened on 30 April 2010 along with five other stations along the already-operating Red Line and a westward extension to Ibn Battuta, also a new station.
Located southwest of the historic centre of Dubai, Emirates Towers station lies between Bur Dubai and many of the city's larger new developments. To the east are the Emirates Towers, after which the station is named. Also nearby are numerous hotels.
Like many other stations on the Red Line, Emirates Towers lies on a viaduct parallel to the east side of Sheikh Zayed Road. It is classified as a type 1 station, indicating a setup with a ground-level concourse and two elevated side platforms with two tracks.
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