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Friday, September 27, 2013

RTA Amends Public Buses Route to Feed Energy Metro Station



RTA Amends Public Buses Route to Feed Energy Metro Station


Roads and Transport Authority-Manal Khalid

The Public Transport Agency at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the modification of public busses route (F44) to feed Energy Metro Station which will be inaugurated the day after tomorrow on September 30th as a confirmation of the Authority's role in the integration of mass transport in the Emirate of Dubai and to strengthen it in line with the requirements of the customers.

Essa Al Hashemi, Acting Director of Planning and Business Development at the Authority said the new route which was named (F44) will start from the Energy Metro Station to Jebel Ali Hotel Residence (2), then Jebel Ali Church to the Al Muntazah Area, then to Jebel Ali Hotel Residence (1) passing by Jebel Ali Gardens area juncture (1) which includes several parking for the route starting with the number (1 to 12) reaching Ibn Battuta Center, Chinese Corner (3) then Ibn Battuta Metro Station.


He added: regarding time schedule of route (F44) from Energy Metro Station to Ibn Battuta Station, it will be operational daily as follows: From Sunday to Thursday from 5:41 am until nine in the morning at a rate of 20 minutes per trip, and from 9:00 am to noon trips will continue every 25 minutes, and from noon and until four in the afternoon of 25 minutes per trip, and from 4:00 pm to 9:oo pm trips will be every 25 minutes, The final trip will continue from 9:oo pm until 01:19 of the next morning at the rate of every 35 minutes.

Buses time schedule of buses from Energy Metro Station to Ibn Battuta Station on Friday will start at 6:45 am, trips will be every 30 minutes till 9:00 am, and from 9:00 am until 12:00pm, the trips will be every 30 minutes, and from 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm, trips every 30 minutes., and from 4:00pm until 9:00pm, and the trips will be launched every 15 minutes. While the last trips will start at 9:00 pm till 01:13 am of the following day, trips will be every 20 minutes.

The working hours of the Route on Saturday will be as follows: the first trip will start at 5:45 am till 9:00 am, trips will be every 20 minutes, and from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm (noon), trips will be every 25 minutes, and from 12:00 pm (noon) until 4:00 pm every 30 minutes, and from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm, every 20 minutes. The last trips will be from 9:00 pm until midnight through buses every 30 minutes.

Al Hashemi stressed on the Roads and Transport Authority’s keenness on expanding and developing the network of public buses and the constant efforts to enhance it to become more integrated with other means of transit that include the Metro as well as the marine means of transport represented by the Water Bus and Taxi in a mechanism to make these modern means the ideal choice of transport in the Emirate of Dubai.

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