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Dubai Metro

Operating world's longest fully automatic driverless train system

Located in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Dubai Metro is the Arabian Peninsula's first urban rail transit system and the world's longest fully automatic driverless train system. Today the service enables in excess of 200 million passenger journeys per annum with trains running to 99.9% punctuality.

The Dubai Metro - Key Facts and Figures

  • Network length of 75km and 49 stations

  • 99.9% of trains on time

  • Operating 50 trains at peak times with maximum running speed of 90km an hour

  • 30 million journeys in first 12 months, growing to over 200 million in 2019

  • 2,000 Serco staff delivering world class safety and operational standards

  • Automatic fare collection system

  • Platform screen doors and air-conditioned stations and cars

  • Gold and Silver train cars

  • Women and children section

  • Luggage space to service airport


See what goes into operating the Dubai Metro over 24 hours