Dubai: Platforms of the Dubai Metro stations will now bear numbers relatively than finish vacation spot names to maintain tempo with the most recent worldwide practices within the transport sector, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) introduced on Thursday.
The RTA added it’s updating Wayfinding Signages and Audio bulletins of the metro stations beneath a plan that began final month and can proceed till February subsequent 12 months. The marketing campaign covers outside directional indicators, sensible and digital public transport techniques, and the audio adverts on-board the metro carriages. The RTA suggested Metro riders to be aware of the adjustments in station names.
“Altering the addressing system of the metro platforms entails designating them with numbers as an alternative of finish vacation spot station identify. The transfer is meant to maintain tempo with the most recent worldwide practices of the business,” stated Hasan Al Mutawa, director of Rail Operations at RTA’s Rail Company.
He added: “Updating wayfinding signages and audio announcement of the Metro (Purple and Inexperienced Traces) is progressing in accordance with the plan developed following current adjustments within the names of 5 metro stations. It’s crucial to offer correct details about the stations and their platforms to ease the mobility of riders.”.
5 stations renamed
Not too long ago, the RTA has not too long ago renamed 5 metro stations. Al Fahidi Station was renamed Sharaf DG following the signing of a brand new naming rights settlement with Sharaf Group, the proprietor of Sharaf DG. First Abu Dhabi Financial institution was renamed Umm Al Sheef, Noor Financial institution grew to become Al Safa, Damac was modified to Dubai Marina, and Nakheel was renamed Al Khail Station.
The renaming of stations is a part of the restructuring of the metro naming rights technique,” famous Al Mutawa.