UAE: Alstom Delivers the First Gulf Region Tramway to Dubai
Alstom has delivered the first of the 11 Citadis trams to the Roads and Transport Authority ( RTA ) of Dubai ( UAE ). These trams will be in service on the Al Sufouh Road, the first tram line in the Gulf region. The new 10-km line is due to open by the end of 2014. It includes 11 air-conditioned stations and connects destinations such as the Burj Al Arab Hotel area, Dubai Media City, the Marina and the metro. In a second project phase, the line is planned to be extended up to 14.7 km...