Last night Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed launched the first phase of the Dubai Tram network and was the first passenger to travel on the state-of-the-art transit system. The opening ceremony took place in an area near Al Sufouh Tram depot where the inaugural tram rolled up. Shaikh Hamdan was accompanied of Shaikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, other Shaiks and senior officials. Before Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has tasked Shaikh Hamdan
bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum with leading the innovation efforts in the emirate by ensuring a conducive environment at all levels.
Dubai Tram service starting from Wednesday this week. Served by 11 stations, the 10.6km network winds through the areas of Al Sufouh, Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach Residence. The transit system linked to the Dubai Metro and Monorail while also serving Dubai Media City, Knowledge Village and Palm Jumeirah.
pictures from the event