1.7m riders used Metro, Tram during 3-day sale in Dubai


On October 31, Dubai Metro lifted more than 700,000 riders.

The Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, has announced that Dubai Metro and Tram lifted 1.757 million riders (1.699m riders by the metro and 57,837 riders by the tram) during Dubai Super Sale for three days (October 31, November 1, 2).

On Thursday October 31, Dubai Metro ridership reached new heights lifting more than 700,000 riders; the third-highest number of riders recorded by the Metro in 2018 and 2019. On the eve of the New Year (December 31), Dubai Metro daily ridership clocked about 893,000 riders. Again, on January 31, 2019, coinciding with Dubai Shopping Festival, the metro served about 707,000 riders.

Also, on October 31, Dubai Tram lifted 23,763 riders; the second-highest number of riders recorded by the Tram in 2018 and 2019. On the eve of last year, the tram served about 33,000 riders.