DUBAI MONORAIL THROUGH PALM JUMEIRAH APPROACHING ATLANTIS THE PALM > A SPECTACLE !

The Palm Jumeirah is an artificial archipelago in the United Arab Emirates, created using land reclamation by Nakheel which extends into the Persian Gulf.It is part of a larger series of developments called the Palm Islands, including Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira, which, when completed, will together increase Dubai’s shoreline by a total of 520 kilometres

The Palm Jumeirah is an artificial archipelago in the United Arab Emirates, created using land reclamation by Nakheel which extends into the Persian Gulf.It is part of a larger series of developments called the Palm Islands, including Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira, which, when completed, will together increase Dubai’s shoreline by a total of 520 kilometres

DUBAI MONORAIL THROUGH PALM JUMEIRAH APPROACHING ATLANTIS THE PALM !

WHAT IS PALM JUMEIRAH ?


  • The Palm Jumeirah is an artificial archipelago in the United Arab Emirates, created using land reclamation by Nakheel which extends into the Persian Gulf
  • It is part of a larger series of developments called the Palm Islands, including Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira, which, when completed, will together increase Dubai’s shoreline by a total of 520 kilometres
  • It has an estimated population of 10500 as of 2016
  • It is located on the Jumeirah coastal area of the emirate of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates

HOW IS THE TRANSPORTATION INSIDE PALM JUMEIRAH ?


PALM JUMEIRAH MONORAIL


  • Palm Jumeirah Monorail is a 5.4-kilometre-long  monoail connecting the Atlantis Hotel to the Gateway Towers at the foot of the island
  • The monorail connects the Palm Jumeirah to the mainland, with a planned further extension to the Red Line of the Dubai Metro
  • The line began operating on 30 April 2009
  • It is the first monorail in the Middle East

PALM JUMEIRAH MONORAIL

OVERVIEW


  • Transit type : Straddle-beam monorail
  • Number of lines : 1
  • Number of stations : 4 (1 not open), 2 planned
    • Atlantis Aquaventure station — Atlantis, The Palm
    • Palm Mall
    • Nakheel Mall station
    • Al Ittihad Park station
    • Gateway station — Gateway Towers, connection to Dubai Tram at Palm Jumeriah station
    • Planned extension:Dubai Internet City (planned) — connection to Dubai Metro
  • Daily ridership : ~40,000 (capacity)

PALM JUMEIRAH MONORAIL

OPERATION


  • Construction Began : in March 2006
  • Began operation : April 30, 2009
  • Operator(s) : Serco Group plc
  • Number of vehicles : 4 (2009)
  • supervision : Marubeni Corporation
  • Day-to-day operations : The Middle-East branch of Serco

PALM JUMEIRAH MONORAIL

TECHNICAL ASPECTS


  • System length : 5.45 KM
  • Average speed : 35 km/h
  • Top speed : 70 km/h
  • The trains are driverless, with attendants for any emergency situations

TECHNOLOGY


  • The Palm Jumeirah Monorail uses Hitachi Monorail straddle-type technology
  • The electro-mechanical works are carried out by ETA-Dubai in joint venture with Hitachi-Japan

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