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RTA launches two new Dubai bus routes to connect Expo Metro Route 2020


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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to launch two bus routes, both metro link services for Route 2020, from January 1, 2021.

The first is Route F45, which starts from Al Furjan Metro Station and heads to the Discovery Gardens at a 20-minute frequency during peak hours.

The second is Route F56, which starts from the Dubai Internet City Station and heads to Al Khail Metro Station at a frequency of 15 minutes during peak hours, as stated by the Dubai Media Office.

Adel Shakeri, Director of Planning and Business Development at RTA’s Public Transport Agency confirmed that Bus Routes (F45) and (F56) will constitute an addition in the integration with Route 2020 of the Dubai Metro.


“In parallel on the same date, RTA would discontinue two bus routes. The first is Route 85 from Dubai Internet City Metro Station to Discovery Gardens. The second is Route F42 from Ibn Battuta Metro Station to Discovery Gardens,” said Shakeri.


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The Public Transport Agency made several changes by revising the transit time of certain bus routes and the rescheduled the service timing of several others. 

The Agency conducts, from time to time, field surveys amongst public transport users to seek their views and comments, which can be delivered to the RTA website and smart apps.

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