RTA to extend Dubai Metro tracks to 421km by 2030

13 June, 2015


The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) unveiled plans to extend the Metro tracks to 110km by 2020 and to 421km by 2030. The RTA also recently announced a Route 2020 project to extend the Red Line of Dubai Metro by 15km to reach the Expo site. “The RTA is moving ahead with its strategic plan for uplifting public transport systems with the aim of raising the share of public transport trips to 20 per cent by 2020, and pushing it further to 30 per cent by 2030,” Mattar Al Tayer, Executive Director of the RTA and Chairman of the Board of Directors, said. “In accordance with the Master Plan of the Rail Network in Dubai, the total length of railways will extend to 110km by 2020, 200km by 2025 and double to 421km by 2030,” he said. “RTA is also improving and expanding the public transport routes to serve new communities.”

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