RTA opens new Dubai bus route, improves others from Feb.1

The path of Route (F53) linking Danube Metro Station with Jebel area will also be modified and extended to serve the new workers villages (1, 2 and 3) at Dubai Industrial Area. (File)

The Public Transport Agency, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), of Dubai will launch a new bus route and improve other routes in Dubai from February 1st, 2015, with an aim to enhance the public transport network in keeping with the growing demand for mass transit services in general and public buses in particular.

Unveiling the new developments, Dr. Yousef Al Ali, CEO of RTA Public Transport Agency, said: "The new route, which is named (F48), will start off Danube Metro Station at Jebel Ali area and passes through Jebel Ali Industrial Area, Dubai Investment Park (1), Green Community and Dunes Villa complex at the Dubai Investment Park (2)."

He said: "Starting from February 1st, we will also modify the path of the Route (F48), which links the Danube Metro Station with Jebel Area, by extending it up to the Dubai Investment Park (2) passing across the Dubai Investment Park (1) and the Green Community. The path of Route (F46), which links Ibn Battuta Metro Station with Jebel Ali area, will be extended to the Dubai Investment Park (2), passing through the Dubai Investment Park (1) and the Green Community," he said.

"The path of Route (F53) linking Danube Metro Station with Jebel area will also be modified and extended to serve the new workers villages (1, 2 and 3) at Dubai Industrial Area, and the path of Route (24) starting off Al Nahda (1) to the International City at Warsan will also be amended such that it passes through Terminal 1 of the Dubai International Airport," added Al Ali.

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