Dubai Roads provides free bus transportation for Expo 2020 visitors

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the provision of 126 public transport buses (Expo Buses) that transport visitors to the Expo 2020 Dubai free of charge from nine sites distributed in various regions of Dubai, in addition to two lines to transport visitors from hotels directly to the site of the event.

It also announced the provision of a bus service to transport exhibition visitors from the parking lots to the exhibition gates, as well as a bus service to transport visitors between the gates inside the exhibition. .

The Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority, Mattar Muhammad Al Tayer, affirmed the authority’s readiness to provide a unique, easy and fast transportation service for visitors to Expo 2020 from various regions of the Emirate of Dubai and from the rest of the country, through 203 buses dedicated to transporting Expo visitors from the Emirate of Dubai and from various emirates of the country. The buses are of a high level of safety, luxury and quality, as well as their conformity to the European specifications for low carbon emissions "Euro 6", the first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa, and equipped with comfortable seats and high safety standards.. He pointed out that the authority seeks by providing buses of high quality and geographical coverage. Overall, mass transportation is the preferred option for transporting exhibition visitors.

The Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors stated that the Authority has allocated 57 buses to transport visitors to Expo 2020 from various regions of Dubai, carrying out 455 to 476 trips per day. In both directions, from Saturday to Wednesday, 57 trips per day in both directions on Thursday and Friday, with a rushing time of 15 minutes, and the second station is Al-Barahah, with 7 buses assigned to it, running 62 trips per day in both directions on the days from Saturday to Wednesday, and 68 trips per day in both directions on Thursday and Friday, with a rushing time 30 minutes, and the third station is Al Ghubaiba, which is one of the stations where mass transportation services (Dubai Metro, buses, marine transportation and taxis) are integrated, and 12 buses are allocated to it, operating 74 trips per day in both directions from Saturday to Wednesday and 76 trips per day in both directions on Thursdays And Friday in dripping time15 minutes.

As for the fourth station, it is the Etisalat station, which is adjacent to the Etisalat metro station on the Green Line, and it has been allocated 8 buses that carry out 70 trips per day in both directions on the days from Saturday to Wednesday, and 72 trips per day in both directions on Thursday and Friday. Daily throughout the week, with a flow time of 60 minutes. The sixth and seventh stations are International City Station and Dubai Silicon Oasis, and 8 buses operate on both stations, running 78 trips per day in both directions on the days from Saturday to Wednesday, and 82 trips per day in both directions on Thursday and Friday, with a train time of 15 minutes. The eighth station is located in the Dubai Mall, and it has been allocated 5 buses that carry out 55 trips per day in both directions from Saturday to Wednesday and 59 trips per day in both directions on Thursday and Friday, with a train time of 30 minutes. The ninth station is located at Dubai International Airport, and the authority has allocated 8 buses running 52 flights. daily inBoth directions are available on weekdays with a dripping time of 20 minutes.

Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer explained that the authority also provides two additional services for visitors to Expo 2020, the first is the service of transporting passengers from the car parks to the three gates of the exhibition (opportunities, mobility and sustainability). Thursday and Friday, with a rushing time of 3 to 7 minutes, and the second service is buses transporting visitors between the gates inside the exhibition (buses that transport the public). Reserve.

It is worth noting that the Roads and Transport Authority had previously announced its plan to transport Expo 2020 visitors from different emirates, and included the identification of nine sites distributed in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Sharjah, Fujairah, Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah, and the allocation of 77 buses, including seven reserve buses, operating 193 trips per day on weekdays, rising to 213 Daily trip on Thursday and Friday.

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