Dubai Metro Open Late on New Year’s Eve

The RTA has announced the the Dubai Metro will have extended opening hours and more frequent trains for New Year’s Eve this year (2011). After a bit of chaos last year the move has been brought in to help ease any possible congestion problems in the Burj Khalifa area in particular, which will be a focus point for a lot of celebrations on New Year’s Eve.

The Dubai Metro will run until 5.30am on 1st January and trains will be very frequent, running at every 3 minutes. There will also be increased frequency of bus services and a large number of taxis deployed all night.

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