Yesterday, the Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai opened the metro station (Jumeirah Golf Estates) to the public ahead of the start of Expo 2020 Dubai.
The authority stated that the “Jumeirah Golf Estates” station is the largest underground station on the red and green metro lines in Dubai, with an area of 28,700 square meters, a length of 232 meters, and a capacity of 11,555 passengers per hour, during peak times, and about 250,000 daily rider.
The authority added that the station includes two platforms for train boarding, four bus stops, 20 parking spots for taxis, passengers disembarkation and boarding, and two parking spaces for people of determination, in addition to more than 400 unpaid car parking spaces within the Jumeirah Golf Estates Station area. It also includes 14 commercial investment shops, with an area of 466 square meters, in addition to four rental spaces for retail outlets.
The exterior designs of Route 2020 stations bear a distinct and developed architectural style from the designs of the stations, which were implemented along the red and green metro lines. The design of the Route 2020 metro stations included different styles, including the iconic station inside the Expo 2020 site, which was designed in the form of an airplane wing to reflect the future Dubai city’s launch towards innovation, and the interchange station (Jebel Ali Station) to link Route 2020 with the Dubai Metro Red Line and the overhead stations with its design Similar and improved designs of the current metro stations, in order to preserve the identity and shape of the Dubai Metro.