Car Crashes Into the Dubai Tram, Services Suspended |

Car Crashes Into the Dubai Tram, Services Suspended

The RTA's technical team are working to restore the tram service as soon as possible

Posted on

11 July 2018

Last updated on 19 January 2020
Dubai Tram and Car Crash July 2018

The RTA's team are working to restore Dubai Tram services, after a car collided with the side of the tram on Wednesday.

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) have announced that the Dubai Tram service between Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah stations has been suspended due to a vehicle crashing into the side of the tram's coach.

In an effort to resume the Dubai Tram service back to normal as quickly as possible, the technical team of the RTA and Dubai Police are moving the vehicle.

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As services have been suspended, the RTA has deployed public buses for commuters and tram riders between stations as a result of the service disruption.

The news was confirmed by the RTA on their official Twitter account on Wednesday morning:

The Dubai Tram and fines for motorists

Any motorist who dare to cross paths with the Dubai Tram face hefty fines and driving bans if they're caught - in fact, reckless drivers can face fines up to AED 30,000 as well as having their licence suspended for up to three years.

You can find the full list of Dubai Tram and traffic fines for motorists, here.