RTA will rename five busy Dubai Metro stations in both the red and green lines, starting November 25.
25 November 2020| Last updated on 25 November 2020
The changes will begin from November 25 and will continue until February 2021.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) revealed that it would rename five Dubai Metro stations, namely changing 'First Abu Dhabi Bank' to 'Umm Al Sheef', 'Noor Bank' to 'Al Safa', 'Damac' to 'Dubai Marina', 'Nakheel' to 'Al Khail', and 'Al Fahidi' to 'Sharaf DG'.
Residents who have lived in Dubai and have used the trains are familiar with the frequent station name changes along the metro line.
Metro stations in Dubai typically receive its name based on the location, or are named by a sponsor.
Effective from Wednesday, November 25, the above-mentioned metro stations will be updated with its new name including changes to the external signs, smart systems, and rerecording of the announcement voices within the metro.