Dubai Tram: Zero-danger travelling system to hit the roads next November | GulfNews.com

Dubai: Dubai Tram, which was earlier called Al Sufouh tramway project, will be the world’s first tram system to have sychronised automatic platform doors as well as automatic train protection and operation system that will assist drivers on board, Gulf News has learnt.

According to a senior Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) official, the high-tech system will ensure high level of safety on platforms as well as on the tracks, ensuring zero danger to passengers or road users.

Dubai Tram will be operational in November 2014.

via Dubai Tram: Zero-danger travelling system to hit the roads next November | GulfNews.com.

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Dubai’s Al Maktoum gets nod to start passenger ops – ArabianBusiness.com

Aviation regulators in the UAE said on Tuesday they have given the green light to Dubai’s second airport to start passenger services.

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said it has certified Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) for passenger operations.

This paves the way for the new passenger terminal building to open on October 27, a statement said.

via Dubai’s Al Maktoum gets nod to start passenger ops – ArabianBusiness.com.

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