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Dubai tram launches with stops at tourist hotspots

Dubai marina, one of the stops on route for Dubai's new tram system.
Dubai marina, one of the stops on route for Dubai’s new tram system. Image by Francisco Anzola / CC BY 2.0

Dubai’s tram system is finally launching on Tuesday and will take passsengers around Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Beach Residences and Al Sufouh Road, with eleven stops in total. It’s expected that 27,000 will use it everyday, with that number set to increase over the next few years. It will run on an underground power source and both the trams and stations will be air conditioned. Read more: thenational.ae