Abu Dhabi tram

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The government of Abu Dhabi is planning a tram system, as part of a broader long-term transport strategy.[1] In 2009, it was suggested that the tram system would enter service in 2014; however, nothing has materialised.[2] The network is expected to cost around $5Bn.[3]


A 340 km tram network is planned.[4] The network will have three lines,[5] focussing on the CBD, with connections to Reem, Suwa, Khalifa City A and B, Al Raha beach, and Saadiyat Islands.[6]


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  2. ^ "Abu Dhabi tram system up and running by 2014 - Transport - ArabianBusiness.com". 2010-12-12. Retrieved 2010-12-12.
  3. ^ "Abu Dhabi Eyes Tram Network by 2014". Planetizen. 2010-12-12. Retrieved 2010-12-12.
  4. ^ "First phase of capital's tram system will be ready by 2014". 2010-12-12. Retrieved 2010-12-12.
  5. ^ "Abu Dhabi DOT - Abu Dhabi Light Rail". 2010-12-12. Retrieved 2010-12-12.
  6. ^ "دائـــرة النقـــــل - خطة النقل الشاملة". 2010-12-12. Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2010-12-12.